This and That

October 17, 2009

Deepavali 2009

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Diwali 2009

Diwali 2009


Happy Deepavali!

October 10, 2009

Navrathri 2009

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Before Deepavali arrives, here is my golu.



Golu 2009

Golu 2009



Saraswathi Pooja 2009

Sarawathi Pooja


Step 1:

Marappachis(Wooden dolls) from Kumbakonam, Bride and groom dolls from Chennai.

Step 2:

Meenakshi Kalyanam from a friend who moved back to India

Step 3:

Dasavatharam from Madurai

Step 4:

Ajanta statues from dunno where. But at least they are 25 years old. Rasa leela Krisha set from Bangalore. The temple made by a friend. The people around temple from Coimbatore. The siva lingam and banana made of beads by my grandmom.

Step 5:

Chennapatna (from Bangaloer) dolls depicting villages. Kili Josiyam(Parrot Astrology) in the middle given by a cousin.

On the floor:

Chettiar made by a friend. Grocery items in truffle box. Veggies from Coimbatore and Singapore. The minature wooden animals from my grandmom’s golu. At least 50+ years old. The bead dolls made by my grandmom.  Mr & Mrs Chettiar from Coimbatore. Wooden vessels from Madurai, Maakkal(limestone??) vessels from Thiruvanamalai gifted by UTBTkids, Brass vessels from grandmom’s golu and some from Kumbakonam. The Zen garden incense stick stand gifted by a friend.

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