Vara Puja Process

Wedding Mandap:
The Wedding mandap would be decorated with strings of mango leaves and flowers to please the couple. It would be emitting fragrance as the mandap would be applied traditional scents. In the wedding groom is considered as the Lord Maha Vishnu and bride as deity Lakshmi Devi. The groom would be brought on to the Mandap where he is made to sit on a wooden shelf that is placed on rice grains (considered as goddess Lakshmi) in Sukhasana. Sandal would be applied to his hand and “Panneeru” would be sprayed. Groom would be tied “Bhasikamu” (a locket with a twig of turmeric, rice grains, and a small golden sheat) on his forehead.
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How a ‘Kamma Commander’ became the Prime Minister of Delhi?

Reading the title you may be befuddled and start treating this statement ‘A person from Kamma community becoming the ‘Wazir’ (Prime Minister) of Delhi’, a shaggy dog story. But this is what history says. A person by name Gannammanayaka also known as Yugandhar or NagayyaGanna*, who was a chief commander and trusted lieutenant in Kakatiya regime, after the fall of Kakatiya Empire, was shifted to Delhi and was given a key position.

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