Ganesh Chaturthi — the worship of wisdom, prosperity and auspiciousness

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the great festival celebrated by Hindu in all over the world as a birth of lord Ganesh (the god of wisdom, prosperity and auspiciousness), son of Lord Shankar and goddess Parvati. The festival is celebrated on the fourth day of the Bhadarva Shukla-Paksh in the Hindu calendar.

Ganesh Chaturthi also known as vinayaka Chaturthi is the Hindu festival celebrated in the honour of the god lord Ganesh. The festival is celebrated for 10 days. It mainly involves the worshiping of lord Ganesh in a home, temple or pandal. At the end of the festival, the murti is immersed in the water such as like, sea or a river, in a process is known as Visarjan. By submerging murti in water, people believe that lord Ganesh will take away every distress and sorrow along with him. In the preparation for the festival, skilled craftsmen create murti of lord Ganesh in various form and poses. Ganesh murti is decorated with lots of beautiful flower.

The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great enthusiasm in all over India and people of all religion, caste take part in it.This puja is mainly celebrated in north and south side of India. In Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana state, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated for 10 days. In other sides of India such as Bihar, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, it is celebrated for one days. On this day special puja are performed in all Hindu homes and also Ganesh arti sung by all Hindu homes. During the festival, the most important sweet dish is ‘Modak’ (modak in Marathi, modakam in Telugu, modaka in Kannada, modakkam in Malayam and modagam in Tamil).

Ganesh Chaturthi is also celebrated in U.K, North America, Canada, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore. Philadephia Ganesh festival is one of the important celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in the North America. This day is believed to be a most important day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi due to the Ganesh puja is performed. With ceremony and pomp the god Ganesh is invited into the home of his devotees. The Ganesh festival is made special by worshipping lord Ganesh, meeting friends and relatives, preparing sweet dish like laddoo or modak and gifting memorable present to near and dear ones. You can get gifts for your loved ones with online cake delivery in Jaipur and online flower delivery in Jaipur by winni.in.