Ambamaa is the Kuldevi for of Leuva Patidars in Surat, Navsari, Valsad.
A ritual performed at the end of a puja in households and temples which involve the ligthing and waving of a lamp.
Barfi is a very common sweet treat in Gujarati households which has the main ingredients of milk powder, milk, ghee and sugar.
In most Gujarati households prayers and pujas are started with a prayer to Lord Ganesh the remover of obstacles.
Also known as Navratri is a time when Hindus celebrate the goddess Durga for killing the demon, Mahishasura. Gujaratis celebrate nine days of Garba.
Gujarati is an Indo-Aryan language spoken primarily in the Indian state of Gujarat, but also in neighboring Pakistan. It is the 26th most widely spoken language in the world and the official language of Gujarat. Its origins are from the ancient language of Sanskrit.
Navsari is a district in Gujarat where LPSOL members originated from.
Poonam is known as the night of the full moon. It is a favourite day to conduct Satyanarayan Puja.
Raksha Bhandhan is the bond of the sacred relationship between a brother and sister. Sisters tie a thread carrying prayers for the protection on the wrist of of their Brothers.
Sevni is a village in District of Surat. It is where The LPSOL President’s family originate from.
Shiro is offered to the Gods during a Puja called Satyanarayan Katha. It is made from ingredients that are easily available for the people of Gujarat and while it is made mainly from coarse semolina, if it is not available the Shiro can be made from wheat flour or even rice flour.
Sugarcane is a very common crop grown in the Surat/Navsari/Valsad region of Gujarat.
Surat is a district in Gujarat where LPSOL members originated from.
Valsad is a district in Gujarat where LPSOL members originated from.
The Gujarati calendar years are derived from the time of Raja Vikram and the current Gujarati year is 2079.