Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi (also known as Vināyaka Caturthi, Gaṇēśa Caturthī orVināyaka Cavithi) is the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the elephant-headed god, Ganesha. Chaturthi means “fourth day” or “fourth state”. Celebrations are traditionally held on the fourth day of the first fortnight (Shukla Chaturthi) in the month of Bhaadrapada in the Hindu calendar, usually August or September in the Gregorian calendar. The festival generally lasts ten days, ending on the fourteenth day of the fortnight (Anant Chaturdashi).

Ganesh Chathurthi  Festival is celebrated in public, Home and Officie. The public celebration involves installing clay images of Ganesha in public pandals (temporary shrines) and group worship. At home, an appropriately-sized clay image is installed and worshiped with family and friends. At the end of the festival, the idols are immersed (and dissolve) in a body of water such as a lake or pond.

Vinayaka Chavithy Festival

Vinayaka Chavithy Festival  is celebrated throughout India, especially in Maharashtra. There is a grand celebration in the state of Maharashtra by traditional instrument called dhol and tasha. It is also celebrated in the other parts of India such as Gujarat,Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Goa,Odisha,Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and other parts of westernand southern India.Abroad, Ganesh Chaturthi is observed in the Terai region of Nepal and by the Hindu diaspora in the United States, Canada and Mauritius.

World Largest Ganesh Idol

khairathabad ganesh history

Khairatabad Ganesh is the world largest ganesh idol. Khairatabad ganesh height is usually above 50 feet. They have started khairatabad ganesh in the year of 1951.

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