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Makar Sankranti Celebrations In India

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti festival holds special significance in India. It is one of the important Hindu festivals, celebrated with pomp and gaiety across the length and breadth of the country, with different names and of course, by observing different rituals. The festival marks the commencement of Sun’s journey to the northern hemisphere, thereby making the days warmer and longer than the …

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Ganesh Chaturthi: it was not always like this

Ganesh Chaturthi: it was not always like this

He is not Mumbai’s presiding deity; Mumbadevi from which the city region derives its name is. Lord Ganesh, who visits once a year, however, is more popular. One may have to search for Mumbadevi’s temple but that is not the case with Lord Ganesh. He is almost omnipresent, in every nook and cranny of the city and in most homes. …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Legends: Shiv, Skanda Purana

Ganesh Chaturthi Legends – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Lord Ganesh is considered to be the God who has the ability to bestow wisdom and wealth upon humans. All the new undertakings, whether at place of work or at home, start by reciting the mantra of Lord Ganesha. He is known as the God of good luck and prosperity. Therefore, before any auspicious occasion, Hindus performs the puja of …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Information For Students

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with extreme enthusiasm in India. This festival is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Ganesh Chaturthi Puja is celebrated with immense zeal and fervor throughout the country, however the celebrations of this festival in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh are well known for their exceptional grandeur every where. …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Customs And Rituals

Ganesh Chaturthi Customs And Rituals

Ganesh Chaturthi is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi. It is a very famous festival in India and is especially celebrated in a grand manner in Maharashtra. It marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. The festival falls in the month of Bhadrapada, generally between August and September, and lasts for 10 days. Ganesh Chaturthi is …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in the UK by the migrant Hindu population as well as the large number of Indians residing there. The Hindu culture and Heritage Society, UK – a Southall based organisation celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi for the first time in London in 2005 at The Vishwa Hindu Temple. The Idol was immersed in the river Thames at Putney …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Katha: Hindu Culture

Ganesh Chaturthi Katha – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Katha of Ganesh Chaturthi is very famous in Indian people. There are many small and interesting stories which is also known as katha, related to lord Ganesha’s life and their activities. Ganesh Chaturthi Katha Once upon a time Goddess Parvati was taking bath. While bathing she created Ganesha of mud and placed him at the entrance of the house then …

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Mumbai Celebrates Ganesh Festival

Mumbai welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began in Mumbai amid tight security. The ‘aarti’ and ‘sthapan puja’ (devotional worship) were held in various pandals (associations) to mark the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Millions of Mumbaikars remained awake through the night making last minute preparations for the …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Aarti With Lyrics And Video

Ganesh Chaturthi Aarti – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with extreme enthusiasm all over India. It is an important festival for the Hindus in the country. The celebrations of this festival in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh are well known for their grandeur every where. The devotees of Ganesha observe a whole day fast on this occasion. People gather together for the celebration at some common …

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Why Hindus celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi?

Why celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Festival is a day on which Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi in Sanskrit, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu, Chavath in Konkani and Chathaa in Nepali Bhasa. It is celebrated as it is the …

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