Anant Chaturthi 2010

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“Ganpati Bappa Moraiya, Purcha Varchi Lavkar Yaa…

Ganpati Gela Gavala, Chain Padena Aamahla….”

Really It seems that the 12 days of ganpati is  very less.. Saw lots of ganpati but still it feels that I saw nothing.. Here are some of the images of 12 th day of ganpati virsarjan… All these Ganpati are from Dhanukar wadi – charkop area (Kandivali west).

Click on the Image Below to find Real snap of anant chaturthi 2010 or go to this link

Anant Chaturthi 2010

From ananthachaturthi 2010

Wait… Wait…. Theres more to go…

here are some of the images form goregaon(west), malad(west), kandivali(west), borivali(west)…

these images are of one and half day ganpati, 5 days ganpati.. etc..

Most amazing ganpati, I saw, was at malad west , near NL college S.v. road. This Ganpati consist of 21, 000 polo with very good story that rancho from 3 idiots is not our guru.. you have to complete your education first and then think of career…

below is the image of ganpati which consist of 21, 000 polo.

click on the image below to see the real snap of ganpati or go to this link

Real snap of ganapati 2010

Ganpati Bappa – Real and Random Snaps

Want to see some Video ?? What Say ?? Here you go …

1) Ganpati @ Kandivali West, Ganesh Chowk

2)  Ganpati @ Goregaon West , Piramal Nagar

3) Ganpati @ goregaon West , Station Road. This Ganpati is in first three position in ganpati contest festival

4) GSB Ganapti @ Wadala , Wadala Depot

5) Ganapti@ Kandivali West, Station .

Ganesh Chaturthi 2010 – The Festival Of India

August or September, depending on the cycle of the moon, in 2010 , Ganesh Chaturthi falls on September 11.  It is celebrated for the following 11 days (ending on September 22), with the biggest spectacle taking place on the last day called  Ananta Chaturdasi Day.

This Festival Begins with the installation of huge elaborately crafted statutes of Ganesha in homes and podiums, which have been especially constructed  and beautifully decorated. It’s forbidden to look at the Moon on the first night as the Moon laughed at lord Ganesha when he fell from his vehicle, The Rat.  On Ananta Chaturdasi (the last day), the statues are paraded through the streets, accompanied by much singing and dancing, and then immersed in the ocean or other bodies of water. In Mumbai alone, more than 150,000 statues are immersed each year !

Hindus worship idols, or statues of their gods because it gives them a visible form to pray to. they also recognize that the universe is in constant state of change. Form eventually gives away to formlessness. However, the energy still remains. The immersion of the statues in the ocean, or other bodies of water, and subsequent destruction of them serves as a reminder of this belief.

Ganpati Bappa Moraiya

Ganpati Bappa Moraiya

So, where can you see the most impressive statues of Lord Ganesha in Mumbai ?

-> Lalbaug: Laulbaug is the home to the towering Lalbaugcha Raja. However, a great deal of patience is required to see this famous statues as it draws millions of devotees. Ganesha Gulli in Lalbaug also has one of the tallest statues in the city, at 22 feet, with impressive decorations.

-> Ketwadi: This year the Khetwadicha Raja is diamond studded and sits in arcade of mirrors and ornaments.

-> Girgaum: The 82 year old display  has a 22 foot Eco-friendly statue. Last year it won a prize for “The Best Visarjan” from Siddhivinayak Temple.

-> G.P.O Fort : This display is an exact replica of the famed religious spot Vittal Mandir in Pandharpur. It’s been created by visiting Rajasthan artists.

–> Asad Nagar, Near Andheri Sports Complex, Andheri West: Famous for lavish sets, this year it has the saras baug garden of pune

-> DN Nagar, Andheri West : The Sarvajanik Ganeshotav Mandal is into its 41st year this yer. The statue has been given the royal treatment, making Lord Ganesha the king. It looks like a scene out of the movie Jodhaa Akbar

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Ganpati Bappa Moraiya

Ganpati Bappa Moraiya

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi

Janmashtami – The Festival Of Lord Krishna

Janmashtami is the joyful celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth. Major celebration of Krishna Janmashtami takes place at midnight. As said that Krishna made his divine appearance in that hour. Fasting, bhajans, pujas and many other rituals mark Janmashtami Celebrations in India.

Sri Krishna is considereed to be one of the most endeared human incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Born more than 5000 years ago in mathura city, the reversed God of Hindu religion and his teachings hold immense relevance till date.

Janmashtami celebrates on the eigth day (Ashtami) in the month of sravana or savana. Lord Sri Krishna was born on the “rohini” nakshatram (star). It is generally celebreated in the month of august-september according to the christian Calender. Legend has it that Sri Krishna was born on a dark, stromy and windy night to end the rule and atrocities of his maternal uncle, Kansa.

Janmashtami is celebrated for over two days as “rohini” nakshatra and Ashtami may not fall on the same day. The First day is known as Krishnashtami, as the birth of Bhagwan Krishan falls on the eigth day after Raksha Bandhan, which generally falls in the month of august. The second day is known as Kalashtami.

Its is the  midnight between  the first and the second day that birth krishna took place. The actual festivities begins in this 48 hour period. The celebration reaches with lots of hymns, arti taking place and blowing of the Conch (Shankh), rocking the cradle of Lord. The idol of lord is bathed with panchamrit (A mixture of milk, ghee, oil, honey and Gangajal). The Panchamrit is later distributed as prasad to the devotees along with other sweets. while some do fasting on the first day and break it at midnight. For others the fasting continues for both days. The period coincides with rainy season.

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