Not only the Ganesh Festival Committees (Ganesh Utsava Samitis) but households also are well-prepared to install deity Vighnaharan's attractive idols to bring in knowledge and prosperity. The history of Sarvajanik (public) Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra is centuries old, owing its origin to the late Lokmanya Tilak. It starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls in Gregorian months of August or September.
Ganesh, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, is known as the remover of obstacles and the god of new beginnings. The extent of celebration of the festival has been increasing every year, not just in India, but overseas as well. Ganesh Chaturthi is the festival where everyone enjoy and celebrate for more than 10 days. I am looking forward to welcoming bappa at home and celebrating the occasion with my family and friends.
What are the idols made of? So at that time with mud, she makes Lord Ganesh.
The Madras High Court ruled in 2004 that immersion of Ganesh idols is unlawful because it incorporates chemicals that pollute the sea water.
Actor Richa Chadha also encouraged people to save the environment and buy eco-friendly idols so that the environment is not affected post-celebrations. In Mumbai, 15,000 small and large pandals and idols are installed, many of which are decorated with real gold and diamond ornaments.
Ganeshotsav is celebrated with a great deal of pomp and fervour in Mumbai. In Prasad, they include candies and savories like modak, Jaggery, coconut etc. People performs Ganapathi pooja on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Happy Ganesh Chaturthi: May Lord Ganesha comes to your house and takes away all your laddus and modaks with all your worries and sorrows. Lord Ganesha became the first deity to be worshipped in Hindu mythology. According to a legend, Lord Krishna looked at the moon during Ganesh Chaturthi and was cursed leading him to be falsely accused of stealing the precious jewel Syamantaka.
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