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In our home we kept Golu in 5 steps.
At entrance we started with 18 siddhars of Tamil who are still living and worshipping lord Shiva and Parvati in invisibly.
Starting from bottom first step, we kept kalasam in silver pot besides it wooden dolls representing two pairs.
In first step, we kept dhasavatharam of Vishnu.
In second step, we kept Saptha Madha representing seven forms of lord Maha Shakthi with Kamadhenu.
In third step, we kept Astalakshmi with other small god statues of Ganesha, Saraswati, Lakshmi and Krishna.
In fourth step, we kept Meenakshi thirukalyanam representing Goddess Meenakshi and Sundareswarar marriage accompanying other Gods with their Goddess.
In fifth step, we kept Lord Krishna standing in front of cow and calf, Goddess Annapoorani in a wooden pallakku, Lird Krishna eating butter with elephants on both the sides. Also kept Andaal Rangamannar where Rangamannar lying in Andal’s lap.
We also kept Kailayam set of Lord Shiva’s family worshipped by Lord Vishnu, Brahms with their consorts and other saints.
We kept Nithyakalyana Perumal with a married couple and their relatives and Vaikuntam set and Sethu bandhanam set with Ram Seetha Laxman Hanuman behind the Sethu bandhanam bridge.
We also kept Mayabazaar set and a man with his wife both selling organic vegetables in their farm.
Also we have kept the scenario of lord Venkateswara getting Loan from Kubera for his marriage.
We have kept the Kangadhara set where Adhi Sankarar praising Mahalakshmi to help a poor women who gave an amla to him and Mahalakshmi blesses with gold amla rain in front of her house.
Later we have kept the Tirupati Balaji Brahmotsavam of Lord Malayapa Swamy blessing in different Vahanas from Periya sesha vahanam, Hamsha Vahanam, Simha vahanam, Yaali vahanam, famous Garuda Vahanam, Hanumanta Vahanam, Gaja Vahanam, Surya Prabha, Chandra Prabha at last Ashva Vahanam as Kalki.
We also kept Sasthiyaptha poorthi set where a priest performing 60th marriage to an elder couple in front of Goddess Abhirami and Chatrapathi Shivaji worshipping Goddess Kalikambal.
We also kept a marriage set of a couple with their parents and relatives in a nice decorated way