Friday, September 3, 2010

Ganesh Chaturthi 2010: Festival of Lord Ganesha (God of Wisdom)

Ganesh Chaturthi is the festival of Lord Ganesha and the birthday of "God of wisdom". It is mainly celebrated in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi peoples do fast and perform special Puja on this day. This festival celebreats for 10 day from Ganesh Chturthi to Ananta Chaturdashi. At the Ananta Chaturdashi day all the Lord Ganesha Idol is immersed in water by people. This festival is mostly observed at Auguest or September. This year (2010) this festival is observed on 11 September, 2010 and Ananta Chaturdashi is 22 September, 2010.

Ganesh Chaturthi is also called by the name Vinayaka Chaturthi. In Hindu calendar Vinayaka Chaturthi observed on fourth day of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. In other part of world this festival celebrates with same enthusiasm. In India and other part of world, who is the devotee of lord Ganesha believe, if they will pray and puja of this powerful god then The Ganesha is removing all troubles form their life and fulfill all wish.

In India, Every cities of the country, thousands of Ganesh Idols Placed in various public places by Hindus and many social communities. After the Festival all these idols immersed in water on Ananta Chaturdashi day with a good wish and said to Ganesha “come soon next year”.

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