About the book
"Gondala" is a type of song and dance ritual
offered to Goddess Parvathi (Amba Bhavani) & Kolhapur Mahalaxmi.
Predominantly followed by Maharasthrians, this
ritual has beautiful prose as songs and they are sung to rhythmic music,
followed by dance.
These songs are in Marathi, this book
offers an insight into the ritual of Gondala, with a bit of its history and
a collection of songs / poems.