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August 01, 2009

Mottai Returns.

Please read this post for the details and see the photo below. The same happened word for word on July 25th. Half the way through the mottai, Ashu declared "I dont like this, Amma. Im upset" and held my sisters hand and left the scene.

ps.

If anyone is on their way to Vaitheeswaran Kovil for a mottai, Sankara Madam is a good and clean choice to stay for a couple of hours. For Rs.25 per person, you can use the hall, bring the Barber there and get the mottai done in the front yard, use the bathroom at the back to bathe the baby and the baby sitter(!). For an additional Rs.50, you can also get a room if its not occupied. And its a stones throw from the Kovil. (near the entrance to the kulam) For Ashu, we went to the public Mandapam especially for mottais and it was very unclean.

13 comments:

dipali said...

She is looking so cute, Boo.
Cuddle her for me, and Ashu too.

Artnavy said...

i agree with ashu!

Anonymous said...

Hey Boo...Now Antu looks like Ashu [ well , I guess that means the second one is also taking after you in the looks dept :) ]

Smiles

Lavanya Seetharaman said...

Antu's so adorable in her pavadai chattai..:-)

Sulakshana said...

antu looks very cute. I just got my daughter's mottai done at tirupathi and next on the cards is vaidheshwaran koil. I will keep that place in mind when I go... Thanks for the info

Praveen said...

acho! kutti paapakku mottai potacha!?
kannadi munnala poi ninnu ragala panna pora innumel.

Mama - Mia said...

thats so eerily similar! i mean they are sisters, but still!! :)

Uma said...

Hi Boo, I'm one of the new moms on blogosphere. Seeing your little mottai sent me down memory lane. I remember the way my daughter patted her head with a smile when asked, 'Mottai kutty enge irukkaa?' :)
Uma

neha vish said...

I cannot help but be dazzled by mottais. So am back again.. to aww and gasp at the wonderfulness of a mottai.

Such joy!

Manchus said...

Antu looks so different now. India trip has totally changed the way she looks, even the non-mottai photo.

Mottai is for their good, but I feel sad to see Mottai kutty the first few days, then once that little..teeny-weeny itsy-bitsy hair starts to show up. I am happy.

As everyone already pointed out, now Ashu and Antu look strikingly similar and cute.

Even Antu has curly hair, but looks like soft curls.

Momo's Ma said...

hey, its difficult to pin them down and hold steady for the mottai.n the tears and struggle is only for that 15-20 minutes, later they are their usual self, full of masti and joy with little realisation of what has happened. btw, i also had my mottai at Vaitheeswaran Koil some 26-27 yrs back.:)

Sachita said...

Within a week, antu seems to have transformed into ashu. But, how?
She has even lost the quizzical expression she normally sports while facing the camera.

Aal maratama?

The Inquisitive Akka said...

romba chweet both of them!!!!!!!!!!!I love mottai paapas!
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