This is related to Sri Kamakshi Amman Kumbabhishekam this Feb 2017. A devotee Bharatwaj Srinivasan spoke to temple priest Suresh Sastrigal and it seems they are in need of 1kg of Saffron for Ambal Abhishekam. He also feels it would be good if we can send some from USA because of the high quality avaliable here. Suresh Sastri's sister's son is flying from USA on Feb 4th and he is also ready to carry saffron if anyone give it to his address.
Devotees living in the US, you may please ship the Saffron to him at the below address:
Rajesh Venkataraman (Suresh Sastrigal Sister's son)
Address: 111 Hana Road, Edison, NJ 08817
Leaving to India: 04-Feb-2017
Kannan Ramanathan (Suresh Sastrigal's another relative's son)
Address: 8714 Newcastle bend
Irving, TX 75063
Email: Kannancr@hotmail.com / Kannancr10@gmail.com
Leaving to India: 26-Jan-2017
Priya Venkataraman (phone: 510 676 5506)
Address: Residing in Fremont California.
Leaving to India on: January 19th, 2017
Saffron brand: Any Spanish Saffron like this brand "The Gatherings of Saffron".
Please check your local Indian Stores or you can buy the saffron brand from Costco or Sam's club near you. That is also a good quality one.
This is the original post on this: http://vandeguruparamparaam.blogspot.com/2017/01/saffron-needed-for-kamakshi-amman.html
Please do note the dates mentioned above before sending them. Thank you Everyone!