Goan married women (saubhagyavatis) offer tilguls, chickpeas and vermillion to deities on the occasion of Haldi Kumkum.
Shopping for celebration of Haldi Kumkum.
Offering garlands, fatiyo (flower bands), is considered auspicious among Goan married ladies.
Tiny sesame seed ladus are distributed as sesame seeds provide warmth to the body during winter.
Budkulyos are considered auspicious. Married women offer this as gifts.
Variety of flowers are purchased in bulk by people during Haldi Kumkum.
Sacred thread is one of the important things which is offered to the married women during Haldi Kumkum.
Applying tilak (vermillion) to each other by doing house to house is a norm during Haldi Kumkum.