10- day festival set to enchant city people


Lord Ganeshas ten days festival will commence from Thursday, as people will establish idols of Ganesha, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The entir

e city is excited to celebrate the festival, wishing for their desires to be fulfilled after worshipping lord Ganesha.

Several tableaux at prime squares, nukkads and in houses will be seen from Thursday. Children are very excited and have chosen their favourite Ganesha idol and other related accessories, to celebrate the festival with full zeal and enthusiasm.

Ganesha idols have been put on display in the market. According to a traditional Hindu myth, lord Ganesha is worshipped first on any occasion, being held in Hindu houses. The festival is celebrated in a large scale, while placing giant idols of Lord Ganesha in huge pandals by devotees.

People will also rush towards famous Ganesha temple of the city, which is Chintaman Ganesh, Bada Ganpati where decoration and preparation work is at its peak. The most favourite dish of lord Ganesha, alt145 Ladooalt39will be distributed in the temples. On the last day of the 10 day festival on Anant Chaturdashi, a tableaux procession will be taken out and Ganesha idols will be immersed in water bodies. Ganesh idols will be placed with excitement as people will bring them home, while taking out a procession along with bands and dhols.

Auspicious time to establish Ganesha idol People can establish lord Ganesha during 6 to 7.30 in the morning, 12 to 3 in the afternoon, and 4.30 to 6 in the evening and 6 to 7 in the evening.

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