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GANESH CHATURTHI – CITY DECKED UP TO CELEBRATE GANESHOTSAV

“God Of New Beginning And Remover Of Obstacles”

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Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular and celebrated festivals of the Hindu religion. It is celebrated all over the country with full devotion and joy. This festival is celebrated as a birth anniversary of the Lord Ganesha. On this day, Lord Ganesh is worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.  Lord Ganesha is known as Vighana Harta means remover of all obstacles for devotees and Vighana Karta means the creator of problems for the devil.

Ganpati, Vighnaharta or Vinayak, Lord Ganesh has many names but one face. Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated all over India however especially in Maharashtra as an important festival of the year.


WHEN GANESH CHATURTHI IS CELEBRATED

This festival is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhadrapada, starting on the Shukla Chaturthi or the fourth day of waxing moon period. It is a 10-day long festival that ends on Ananta Chaturdashi, which is traditionally celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha.

HOW GANESH CHATURTHI IS CELEBRATED

The festival is marked by the setting up of ‘pandals’ at various places and the idols of Lord Ganesha. People also set up clay idols of Lord Ganesha at their homes for the 10-day festival. Lord Ganesha is also known as ‘the Lord of beginnings’, so he is honored at the beginning of the celebrations. Devotees offer a variety of things to the God including Coconut, modak, jaggery, durva grass, flowers, red flowers garland, etc.

Knowledge and prosperity — That’s what Lord Ganesha symbolizes.

AND CELEBRATION BEGINS:

As we all know, Ganesh Chaturthi is on13th sept, all the Ganesh temples in Gurgaon and Delhi are being decorated and decked up for the occasion. There are myriad Ganesh temples in various region of the city, where you can visit and seek blessings of  Bappa. Let’s check out some of the prominent Ganesh temples in Gurgaon, Delhi-NCR where Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great zeal, fervour and enthusiasm.

Ganesha Utsav:

Time – Thu Sep 13 2018 at 05:00 pm to Wed Sep 19 2018

Venue – Sector 27 community center, Sector 27 near galleria market, Gurgaon

Shri Subha Siddhi Vinayaka Mandir

This is one of the oldest Ganesh temples in Delhi, having a huge religious significance. The temple looks absolutely gorgeous on Ganesh Chaturthi, and people from all over the city visit here to pray to the lord. So, make sure you visit the temple on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Address: Near MV 1 Metro Station, Mayur Vihar Phase 1, New Delhi

Shri Siddhivinayak Temple

Shri Siddhivinayak Temple or Shri Sidhivinayak Temple is located in Dwarka Sector. Here, you can witness a huge standing statue of Lord Ganesh with his favorite pet and sweets, a mouse and laddoo, respectively. Visit this temple on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi and see the grandeur of the temple.

Address: Sector 12 Dwarka, New Delhi

May the blessings of Sri Ganesha be upon you all! May he remove all the obstacles that stand in your spiritual path! May he always bestows blessings, wisdom, prosperity on you

HAPPY GANESH CHATURTHI TO ALL!