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Why Hindus celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi?

Why celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi

Why Hindus 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. Why Hindus …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Aarti With Lyrics And Video

Ganesh Chaturthi Aarti – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi Aarti With Lyrics And Video: 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 …

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Mumbai Celebrates Ganesh Festival

Mumbai Celebrates Ganesh Festival

Mumbai Celebrates Ganesh Festival: Mumbai welcomed its favorite 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. Mumbai Celebrates Ganesh Festival Millions of Mumbaikars remained awake through …

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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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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Outside India: 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 …

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Ganesh Chaturthi: it was not always like this

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 …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Legends: Shiv, Skanda Purana

Ganesh Chaturthi Legends – Hindu Culture & Tradition

Ganesh Chaturthi Legends: 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 …

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Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Information For Students

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja

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 …

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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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Ram Navami Legends & Associated Stories

Ram Navami Legends: Hindu Culture & Traditions

Rama Navami is a famous Hindu festival, which celebrates the birth of Lord Rama. It falls on the ninth day of the shukla paksha, or bright phase of the moon, in the lunar month of Chaitra (April-May). Rama is amongst the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu and also one of the two most popular avatars, along with Lord Krishna. Consequently, …

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