Ganesh Chaturthi, the festival which marks the 12-day festivity, to celebrate the birth of Lord Ganesha begins from Friday. However, when her husband Shiva was stopped by the boy, he got angry and cut off his head. While everyone is busy buying idols of Lord Ganesha and bringing them home amidst much grandeur, two popular TV stars are winning hearts with their self- sculpted Ganesha idols. One legend narrates that Ganesha was created by goddess Parvati out of dirt and set to guard her privacy while she had her bath. I am looking forward to welcoming bappa at home and celebrating the occasion with my family and friends.
Its origins are related to the freedom movement.
What are the idols made of?
This famous song from Agneepath movie, this song gives a high energy devotional song for us and makes us happy and you will keep listening all the time if once you start listening to this song. He also suggested that instead of Plaster of Paris idols, which after immersion cause damage to the aquatic life and environment, people should use eco-friendly idols made of clay. However, the latter pollutes the rivers and clogs water sources and contains harmful levels of mercury and cadmium.
This is year Ganeshutsav falls from 25 August-5 September - and this would be the 125th year of the festival in Mumbai, the commercial capital of the country. "This will hamper the pomp and lavishness of the celebrations", Naresh Dahibhavkar, the powerful President of the powerful BrihanMumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Samanvay Samiti (BSGSS), told IANS. My best memory is eating modaks. People performs Ganapathi pooja on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi. Lord Ganesha became the first deity to be worshipped in Hindu mythology. Farhan Akhtar: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi. See also my photo essay on Ganesh Chaturthi from 2015, and creative designs of Diwali rangoli, Onam pookalam, Vesak and Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival.