mYrIaD mOoDs oF mAdRaS

Morning walks along the beach shores, Idly sambhar breakfast, Movies @ sathyam & Inox, Spencer plaza, City center, Sunday arratai’s with all at home :P, Paattu / Dance classes, Ayodhya mandapam, Sathyanarayana kovil, Parthasarathy kovil, Pillayar kovil at almost all the streets in Chennai, Craft exhibitions, Fruits/ Vegetables/ Flower kadai’s found in almost every other street and Traffic jam (staying in west mambalam we always have a tough time crossing dhoraisamy subway throughtout the year)…

Food at Woodlands, Saravana Bhavan, Sangeetha, Udipi, Bakya Fast Foods, Gangotri chat, Milky Way ice creams, Adyar Grand Sweets, Venkateswara Boli Stall 🙂 and Sri Krishna Sweets…

Travelling by the locals: PTC buses, auto, call taxi and trains. Trips to Mahabalipuram, MGM, VGP, Dhakshina Chitra, Vandalur Zoo & Children’s Park at guindy…

Shopping at RmKV :), Pothys, Nalli, Kumaran, SKC, Naidu Hall, Rangoli, Lifestyle, Shopper’s Stop, Saravana Stores, Jeyachandran Textiles, platform shops in T Nagar (Pondy bazaar 🙂 ) & Pantheon road, Big Bazaar, our famous Ranganathan Theru

Marghazhi Maadam ~ December Music Season – A cultural extravaganza 🙂 : Concerts and Dance performances at Music Academy, Narada Gana Sabha, Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Bharat Kalachar,  Kalarasana, Vaani Mahal, Mylapore Fine Arts Academy, etc., hot discussions by all maami’s on ‘which pattu saree should I wear for a concert‘  & ‘canteen facilities‘ in the sabhas 😉 , the kolams drawn in front of every house, Andal tiruppavai and tiruvempavai sung in the temples, the ‘Vaikunta Ekadashi‘ celebrations…

And of course tHe Power cuts, Water problem, Bad roads and Cooum River 😛 This is Madras (Yes, I prefer calling it Madras and not Chennai!) for me and I love it! 🙂

Now that am away from it, I love it even more. Can’t wait to get back! I miss Madras !

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