The Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh Mandal had announced the cancellation of Ganesh Chaturdashi celebration owing to the pandemic Covid-19. Lalbuagcha Raja Ganesh Mandal installs Mumbai’s popular Ganesh Idols.
Now the latest in the air says that Khairatabad Ganesha Idol in Hyderabad has decided to reduce the size of Ganpati idol. According to some reports, the Khairatabad Samiti generally exquisites a mention in the list of Pandals with the tallest Ganesha statues but now have decided to short down the size of moorties up to 9 feet only.
Ganesh Chaturthi Puja
The Khairatabad Samiti has been celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with pop and show for last 65 years. The sacred puja (worship) for initiating the sculpting process of idols usually started before few days of Ganesh Chaturthi, this year the puja had been performed on Wednesday.
Every year The Puja for Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with new prompts and methods. This year Samiti has decided to put Ganesh idol in the form of Dhanavantri Narayana Maha Ganpati, moreover, the goddess Lakshmi will be on the right of the main idol and the goddess Saraswati on left.
This year the size of the idols will be featured up to 9 feet in height, whereas, last year the Ganesha Idol stood over 60 feet.
How Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrated in India?
India is known for its diversity and a no of festivals. So many festivals in numbers have been celebrated in different states of the country with various names. One of them is Ganesh Chaturthi, which is basically known for the grand puja Shree Ganesha.
Ganesh Chaturthi is also known by the name of Vianayaka Chaturthi, which consists of a celebration of 10 days. This sacred ceremony comes with the blessings of Lord Ganesha as the birthday of Ganpati.
Lord Ganesha is considered the first worshipped God and known as the God of good fortunes, in Indian mythology. Every year, the festival starts on the 4th day of Hindu lunisolar calendar in the month of August or September and is celebrated with great zeal in different states of India.
Every year, a statue of Ganesha is saturated in the ocean but this year due to the dicing weather owing to COVID-19, Ganesh festivities shall not see the ocean. This Ganesh Chaturthi, May the Lord Ganesha enlighten your house with his blessings. We wish you a very happy Ganesh Chaturthi. Stay connected with us for more latest updates.