Akshay Sanjay Mahadik scored 98.55% marks in the 2013 Maharashtra SSC Board Examination and stood 1st in Konkan! He was felicitated for this feat of his by the Guardian Minister (पालकमंत्री) of Ratnagiri, Mr. Uday Samant himself. Our own Matvan GramSeva Mandal and Matvan Panchakroshi felicitated Akshay at the Marathi School Manor Hall … continue reading →
Villagers participating in the Satyanarayan Puja Aarti on the next day of Vinod Prabhakar Mahadik’s wedding i.e. on 23 May, 2013 || Jai Dev, Jai Dev, Jai Panduranga, O Hari Panduranga, Rukmai Vallabha, Raichya Vallabha, Pave Jivalaga, Jai Dev, Jai Dev ||
Vinod Prabhakar Mahadik got married to Suchita on 22 May, 2013 at Matvan. Their marriage procession took place in the evening with friends and relatives playing Lezim to the tunes of local music and later dancing to the tunes of Bollywood music during the procession. The night ended with Mallakhamb … continue reading →
The Gruh Pravesh (House Warming) Ceremony of the new house of Bhau Narayan Mahadik in Matvan was held on 03 June, 2011. It included Vastu Puja and Vastu Shanti (Gruh Shanti involving Havan) followed by serving food to the villagers. Satyanarayan Puja was held the next day afternoon.
Villagers circling around the ‘Hom’ singing hymns and then dancing around the lit ‘Hom’ shouting ‘Vochcho… Vochcho’ during Matvan’s Shimgotsav (शिमगोत्सव) on 05 March, 2007. Later, the villagers danced with the palanquins of village deity Zolai Devi (झोलाई देवी) and her brother Vadavali’s Khem Bawa (खेम बावा).
Guru Datta Maharaj (गुरु दत्त महाराज) Mandir is located under a huge banyan tree on the way to the Partavna part of the Jog river. The late Mr. Koshimkar had been taking care of the temple for a long time on a regular basis.