My name is R Srinivasan aged 63 residing in Indiranagar Bangalore I have been keeping Golu for last 40 years. This year I have kept following
1. I have kept the traditional five steps in the five steps I have several short themes Melkote,Andal, Dasa avatharam, Shive pooja, Yashwamedha Yagam , Thiruparkadal, Bharathan taking Ramar padugai, Ulagaalantha perumal, Ramar and Sabari, Kuchelar and Krishna, Marapachi bommai ,srirangam Asoka vanam, Ayagrivar etc.
2. I usually keep a theme along with regular 5 steps. This time my theme is AHOBILAM. I have recreated the nine temples( Nava Narshimar as it exists in AHOBILAM. Included details like Mountains, River , water falls, fields, village all the caves in which Nava Narshimar resides I have created Ugrastanbam, road to Pavana Narashimar, Rudrakundam . I have created lower and upper ahobilam as it exsists. It took one month for developing this I also went to Ahobilam to get details and all the temples are positioned exactly as in the map
3. In addition I have kept Separate themes like Athhi Varadhar, Mysore Dasara , Varadaraja permual, Suprabatha Sevai, Chakrapani Temple Kumbakonam, Viswaroopam to Arjuna , Ramar pattabhishekam , uppuliappan koil, Madurai Meenakshi, Ravana darbar and sorga vasal etc. with highlights