Friday, September 9, 2016


September 5, 2016
Neighbourhood BirthiMane, BhuvaneshwariNagar, NammaBengaluru.

Neighbour's houses
Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu 
festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion and dedication. This day 
is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed son of 
Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of wisdom, 
prosperity and good fortune.
In our neighbourhood Ganesha Festival is celebrated with pomp and nice. 
They also keep Ganesha idol in public place by local groups to attract people,
organoze cultural program and social gathering..

Pooja before Visarjane
at Rachenahalli kere
Photos speak of the festivities in the neighbourhood.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on Shukla Chaturthi of the Hindu month of Bhadra 
(generally falls between August and September). This festival is celebrated by Hindus 
with a great enthusiasm. People bring idols of Lord Ganesh to their homes and do worship. 
The duration of this festival varies from 1 day to 11 days, depending on the place and tradition. 
On the last day of the festival the idols are taken out in a colorful and musical procession 
and immersed traditionally in water.
Ganesha by Blue Star Boys Group
at the CoffeeBoard Park
As per Hindu mythology Lord Ganesh is considered as "Vigana Harta" (one who r
emoves obstacles) and "Buddhi Pradaayaka" (one who grants intelligence). 
This festival is very important for students, they worship Lord Ganesh to illumine their minds.
written Saturday 10th September2016

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