Monday, September 17, 2012

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is on 19th September 2012.

Ganesh festival is celebrated in India, we make these prasadams
Ganesh Chaturthi

We celebrate Ganesh festival on August/September month. Ganesh's birthday is celebrated all over India .This festival is celebrated for 10 days from Ganesh Chaturthi to Anantchaturdashi
People clean and decorate the houses with mandap and garlands.They bring the Ganesh idol on that day with beating drums and music. They install Lord Ganapthi and do puja. Make prasad like Modak and do arathi for ten days
There are many public mandals celebrating this festival. People visit many pandals where different Ganapathis are installed during this festival.

Invite relatives and friends to their houses to participate in the function.Ganesh is worshiped for 3 days/5 days or 10 days .On the 11th day, the Idol is taken through the streets in a procession accompanied with dancing, singing, to be immersed in a river or the sea chanting ""Ganapathi Bappa Morya, Puduchya Varshi Laukariya" (O father Ganesha, come fast early next year).