GOLU AROUND THE GLOBE
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For my golu, I have chosen two basic themes. Lord Krishna and the various glorious forms of Goddess Durga.
Lord Krishna theme starts from 1.Vasudeva carrying baby Krishna and crossing Yamuna, 2.Little Krishna growing up in Gokulam,3. Child Krishna dancing on the snake and 4. Lord Krishna and Radha at Vrindavan. There are some other dolls too like Gajendra moksham from Bhagavatam and a floating market The background paintings for the above themes are done by me.
Next comes Goddess Durga.
The theme starts with1. Karimariamman(Village diety) with temple elephants, 2. Swarna Kavacha Durga Devi,3. Bala Tripura Sundari, 4. Gayatri Devi,5. Annapurna Devi, 6.Saraswathi Devi( Her costume is made by me by recycling milk covers, cookie wraps etc), 7.Lalitha Tripura Sundari, 8.Lakshmi Devi ( Her kasula mala is made by me), 9.Durga Devi, 10.Mahishashura Mardini, 11. Raja rajeswari Devi, 12. Triambika Devi( Also kniwn as Mukthi amman with three heads). For the above alankarams, the weapons, hands, crowns, veena, lotus, counch, chakra, money from Lakshmi's pot, golden braid, Abhaya hastams, the asura, sugar cane etc are all made by me.
Also for the video, the song is sung by me.