India Celebrates Ganesh Chadurthi Sept 1 st 2011
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India Celebrates Ganesh Chadurthi Sept 1 st 2011

Chennai : India | Sep 01, 2011 at 7:31 AM PDT
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ECO-FRIENDLY GANESHA IDOLS FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

In South of India this festival of Indian God Ganesha the deity with an Elephant head is celebrated as Vinayagha Chadurthi. Ganesha is believed and worshiped as he wards of all evils and obstacles in one's life, and is the Son of Lord Shiva and Parvathi. This day is celebrated throughout the world by Hindus. They buy idols made of clay and after doing the puja ( Prayers) this is dipped in the sea or water. In Mumbai and now in South India also idols as big as thirty feet is made in each locality, and is placed in raised platforms, and then taken as procession to be dipped in sea. Coconut jiggery ( modhaga) a sweet is distributed to every one. All pray for His blessings , with spiritual strength.

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India Clelebrates Ganesh Chadurthi
In South of India this festival of Indian God Ganesha the deity with an Elephant head is celebrated as Vinayagha Chadurthi. Ganesha is believed and worshiped as he wards of all evils and obstacles in one's life, and is the Son of Lord Shiva and Parvathi. This day is celebrated throughout the world by Hindus. They buy idols made of clay and after doing the puja ( Prayers) this is dipped in the sea or water. In Mumbai and now in South India also idols as big as thirty feet is made in each locality, and is placed in raised platforms, and then taken as procession to be dipped in sea. Coconut jiggery ( modhaga) a sweet is distributed to every one. All pray for His blessings , with spiritual strength.
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