This Annual Year (Jaya varusha) Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Committee has organised for Golu for the first time at Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Srirangam. The Navarathri Golu display (alankaram) took place during the Navarathri from 24th september 2014 at 1000 Pillar Mandapam ( Ayiram Kaal Mandapam) at Srirangam. The Golu Display was scintillating to the eyes of Devotees of having darshan of many perumals and models of Divyadesam.Lot of astikas after having darshan of Periyaperumal and Sri Ranga Nayagi Thayar visited the golu display and enjoyed the Vaibhavams of Divyadampatis.
Some bhaagavathas welcomed for keeping golu display and few raised voices, stating its against the Agama Sastras and not done on olden days (Vazhakkathil illadhadhu). Inspite of Golu display is agreeable or not, many astikas who visited got mesmerized by the beautiful arrangements with lightings done for Golu toys ( bommai) display at 1000 pillar mandapam at Srirangam.
These are some of the photographs taken during the Golu Display at Srirangam.
Photography : Sri Jagannathan R