Gudi, meaning Brahma's flag, is hoisted as a symbol of victory of good over evil. It is made by tying a bright green or yellow cloth with zari to a long bamboo. Over the cloth, gathi (a type of sweet), neem leaves, a twig of mango leaves and a garland of red flowers is tied. A silver or copper pot is placed over it in inverted position. The Gudi is hoisted on the window or the gate. It is worshiped by offering prayers, to this flag of Lord Brahma. Gudi's are displayed as it is expected to ward off evil and invite prosperity and good luck into the house.
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