Sudarsanarao and Mani Akkineni came from Chicago area to guide the annaprasana samskara for their 6-month-old grandchild, Teva. Teva lives in Maui island with his sister Tulasi and parents Roopa and Joseph.
A flower, book, pen and money are traditionally placed in front of the baby to see which one he'll crawl toward first, thus perhaps indicating future tendencies.
He chose the flower.
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