Thursday, September 04, 2008

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!!!!

(Dagdusheth Ganpati from Pune, India)

गणेश चतुर्थीच्या हार्दिक शुभेच्छा!!!

It means Happy Ganesh Chaturthi in Marathi. :)
Yesterday it was Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, also known as 'Vinayak Chaturthi' or 'Vinayaka Chavithi' is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is observed during the Hindu month of Bhadra (mid-August to mid-September) and the grandest and most elaborate of them, especially in the western India state of Maharashtra, lasts for 10 days, ending on the day of 'Ananta Chaturdashi'. thoough this year the Ganesh Festival will of 12 days.

May Ganesha bless you all!!!
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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Power of wisdom, joy, innocence are bestowed by ganesha. The Lord is the remover of all the obstacles and His powers become active when we meditate on Him Happy Ganesha Chaturthi! (radhagarima.wordpress)

Kaustav Banerjee said...

This is second time in Pune celebrating the Ganesh Chaturthi. On 3rd I visited a lot many places including Dagru Sheth. What I really liked about festival here is the procession. One can find so many colors in this. The rhythm of the drums, the dancing boys, the fire crackers, altogether it is a complete package. Last time I missed the visarjan ceremony on Anant Chaturdashi, but this time I will not.

Innocent Warrior said...

@Radha, well said :)

@kaustav, nice to see your comment :)