Marapachi Bommai / Marapachi Dolls 6.5 inch

Brand : Marutham
Rs.700
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Marapachi Dolls also known as Marapachi Bommai /wooden dolls are traditional dolls made specifically of red wood (Sequoioideae) which are displayed during the Golu festival in South India as part of Dassara or Navaratri celebrations. These dolls made in pairs generally of male and female displayed during the Golu or "Bommai Kolu" festival

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Marapachi Dolls also known as Marapachi Bommai /wooden dolls are traditional dolls made specifically of red wood (Sequoioideae) which are displayed during the Golu festival in South India as part of Dassara or Navaratri celebrations. These dolls made in pairs generally of male and female displayed during the Golu or "Bommai Kolu" festival.


As a tradition Marapachi dolls are a hereditary gift from mother to daughter when the latter starts her Bommai Kolu arrangement. A particular practice followed in South India is to gift the Marapachi Dolls to newly married couple for their children to play with. This is stated to be the medicinal quality of the wood.


 During the Golu festival, which is held in South India, as part of Navratri festival, particularly in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu, the Marapachi dolls are part of the display. On the first day of the Navratri, which is a New Moon Day, worship is offered by women of the house to the Goddesses Parvathi, Lakshmi, and Saraswati.


Package Specification:

Model Name

Marapachi Bommai (Pair)

Dimensions

6.5*2.5 inches

Weight

0.400 kg

No.Of Pieces

2

Sales Package

Wooden Marapatchi Bommai (Pair)

Country of Manufacture

India