Navarathri (meaning "Nine Nights") is one of the Hindu festival celebrated for goddess Durga. Dolls plays a major role in these festival period. Dolls are displayed on Golu padi or Golu stand which are in different sizes mostly odd numbered (usually 3, 5, 7, 9, or 11) are set up using wooden planks. People who have small home with less dolls prefer to go with 3 to 5 steps and others keep it in grand manner with 9 or 11 steps. Whatever the size of the Golu stand , the celebration and happiness remains same in both cases.
In this year 2015, the festival starts on Tuesday i.e. 13th October whereas the first set of three days are for goddess Durga, the second three days are for Lakshmi and the last three days are for Saraswathi. Saraswathi pooja…Read more >