Koachitu Poorathu (கோபித்துக்கொண்டு செல்வது)
Koachitu Poorathu-Indian Old Traditional Games-
Koachitu Poorathu is one of the interesting and funny traditional game played by bride and groom in marriages. This game is played in traditional marriages just to have fun and to get an understanding between the Bride and Groom.
India is a land of diverse culture and tradition, and one of the most fascinating aspects of its heritage is the plethora of traditional games that have been played in different parts of the country for centuries. One such traditional game is Koachitu Poorathu, also known as Goli, played primarily in the southern part of India.Koachitu Poorathu is a game that involves the use of marbles or small balls made of clay or glass. The game is typically played outdoors, on a flat surface such as sand or soil. The objective of the game is to hit a target ball or a set of balls placed at a distance using the marbles, using as few shots as possible.
How to Play-
This game is played only after the marriage that is after tying the Knot. The Groom with his friends and cousins has go to a room or a place in the marriage hall and should sleep on his friend’s Lap and cover himself with his Angavastaram (A long towel which we use to wear on the shoulders) pretending that he is angry with the Bride. The friends for their part will get the grooms chain, ring, watch, and other belongings and distribute among them selves.
The bride with her friends and relatives come to the groom where he is sleeping with Juice, Comb, mirror, tooth brush (a stick which villagers used to brush their teeth), etc to calm down the Groom and take him back to home.
The Bride will try to convenience the groom, while the friends and relative criticise the actions the bride and groom do. Finally once the groom is convenienced the Bride will wake the Groom give tooth brush (Stick), then water any comb his hair by holding the mirror in front of the groom, do him other make up with the things she brought and finally give the juice to calm him down. Then she gets the grooms belongings from his friends and put it on the groom and takes the grooms angavastaram and tie it to her saree and take him home.
Usually this game is played in order to show Groom’s friends and cousins to the Bride.
Details Of Koachitu Poorathu Game
The game is played by two or more players, who take turns to shoot their marbles towards the target. The player who hits the target with the fewest shots is declared the winner. The game requires a great deal of precision, skill, and strategy, as the players need to aim their shots accurately and use the right amount of force to hit the target.
Koachitu Poorathu has been played in India for generations, and is a game that is deeply rooted in the country’s cultural heritage. It is often played by children and adults alike, and is a great way to pass the time and bond with friends and family.
Koachitu Poorathu is a traditional Indian game that has been played for centuries and continues to be popular today. It is a game that requires skill, precision, and strategy, and is a great way to pass the time and bond with friends and family. As India continues to celebrate its cultural heritage, Koachitu Poorathu will remain an important part of the country’s tradition of traditional games and sports.