Monday, March 17, 2008

Kamuku and Adakka (Pakku)

Small Arecanut tree
Arecanut tree
Upper part of Arecanut tree

Adakka(Arecanut) is an essential part of our culture. To start anything we start with a dakshina(offering) to the Guru(teacher). That contains vettila(betel leaves) Adakka(Arecanut) and a coin. This ritual is intended to receive the blessings of elders.

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