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First look of Lalbaugcha Raja 2017
Organized by Lalbaug Sarvajanik Ganeshostav mandal in Mumbai, preparations are in full swing for the Ganeshotsav. Over 1.5 million people visit this Ganesh Pandal daily during the 10 day Ganesha festival.
First look of Lalbaugcha Raja 2016
Organized by Lalbaug Sarvajanik Ganeshostav mandal in Mumbai, preparations are in full swing for the 11-day Ganeshotsav. Over 1.5 million people visit this Ganesh Pandal daily during the 10 day Ganesha festival.
First look of Lalbaugcha Raja 2015
While every corner of Mumbai will see Ganpati Mandals with large and small innovatively carved out idols, Lalbaugcha Raja is one of the oldest. It was founded in 1934 and sees a large turnout since this idol of Lord Ganesha is considered ‘Navsacha Ganpati’, this means “the fulfiller of all wishes”.
Rituals and significance of Ganesh Chaturthi
My favorite festival since childhood was always Ganesh Chaturthi. I loved the vibrancy it created in city of Mumbai. I realized that I didn’t know the rituals behind the puja and hence decided to speak to elders and Pandits to know their significance and order in which they are performed. I have tried to list the rituals below in a very simple manner for all our readers.
Photography tips to capture perfect moments of Ganesh Chaturthi
Tomorrow we will welcome Ganpati Bappa into our houses. With great zeal and enthusiasm we are all eagerly waiting for him to bestow his wisdom, health and prosperity on every one of us. Ganesh Chaturthi though lasts only for 10 days we retain its memories for a life time through photographs. This impulse to save our recorded memories tells us much about our constant desire to distil our most precious moments.
Ganpati Festival in Mumbai
The defined beauty of Mumbai lies in the Ganesha Utsav. It is considered to be a spectacular festival in honor of Lord Ganesha. Another name for this festival and birthday of Ganesha is Ganesh Chaturthi. This Utsav is a ten day celebration which calls along with it, the pure blessing of God for his devotees.
Ganpati Decorations and the Decked up Pandals
With Ganpati festivities on and in full swing, Ganpati Decoration at home is the notable thing keeping the family members bound together with orison, love and mutual engagement. Ganpati though celebrated across the length and breadth of India by all Hindus, is exuberantly celebrated in the state of Maharashtra, where the zest and spirit is un-matched.
Ganesh Visarjan Day
Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati has always been widely worshipped before the beginning of any new venture. Lord Ganesha bestows us human mortals with wisdom to lead our lives wisely and for prosperity so that we always have abundance of wealth and good health and with good fortune.
Festival of Ganesh, Ganesh Chaturthi
India is a religious land where Lord Ganesh holds his special place of devotion. People worship Lord Ganesh prior to planning or initiating anything new. He is the lord of good fortune, wisdom and prosperity.