GOLU AROUND THE GLOBE
Take a peek at Madhura Jayasingam 's golu from Sri Lanka (+94)
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Navaratri is a time when many homes in feast on colors, light, music, and food. Visitors are greeted with gleaming dolls, colorful Kolam, lighted lamps, and traditionally dressed women and girls chanting slokas and singing. It is a festive occasion where everyone has a role to play, from the young children to the grandparents.
Bommai Golu is the artistic display of dolls on numbered steps.it creates happiness in home.. best stress buster specially in this pandemic..
let me describe my Golu..I have 2 golu sets one is traditional golu and special one.. In my traditional Golu first step include lord Ganesha, and 3 main goddess of navarathri, in second step other gods such as lord shiva, lord Muruga and in the third step there was Displayed meenakshi sundareswarar thirukalyanam a few idols of gods The next step have idols of gods from different religions such as lord Buddha, hanuman, nandhi, st Antony, mother Mary, Gubera Another step represents hero’s, saints such as Sri siradi Baba, thiruvalluvar, kannaki, mother Theresa, Abdul kalam, bharathiyar,mahatma Gandhi , king Paragramabahu (srilankan King) and Chettiar in next steps representing human Activities dance forms kandiyan dancer and poikaal kuthirai dancers , graduation animals and plants..
In the steps of special golu have creative dolls. there presented a goddess idol Amman alangaram, 3 goddess, paatkadal scene which is related to lord Vishnu’s loot make avatar and special corona balls represent current pandemic covid 19. In other steps there are female dolls showcasing lifestyle and stages of a females life such as young girl drawing kolam, girl waiting for her groom, marriage couple, valaikappu, cradle ceremony, thulasi pooja and ladies doing house hold chores..in addition to that some part of ramayana is displayed.. ashtalakshmi displayed in rocks separately.. and samaya Kuravar naalvar are displayed in golu with pot and paddy decorations
Navarathri and it’s traditions make us to refresh ourselves..
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