Saturday, 29 September 2012

Ganesha Chaturthi -19th September 2012

          Salutations to Shri Ganapati

Ganesh Chaturthi -
Ganapathi festival one of the biggest & most awaited time of the year.
Falling in the month of bhadrapada- September every year.
Market floded with idols of ganesha made by skillfull artisans.
Formless clay taking the Form of vignesha..

Pot-bellied vignaharta riding on mythical mouse  capturing lakhs of devotees hearts.
Ganesh Maharaj in all his grandure seated in big pandals,small pandals,
Moulded into a shape desired by devotees,very adeptable..

 Celebrations have grown year after year starting from 
                  Ganapati bappa's  ever increasing height.   

70 feet clay Ganesha at Durgam cheruvu -Hyderabad
Modaka Priya Ganesha
          The word modakam comes from sankrit root "muda"
           Modaka priya Ganesha himself joy,delight,aananda,Bliss..

10 day long festival festivities..
Young, old ,rich ,poor without the barriers of cast & creed throng the Pandals in unision,
Gracefull Ganesha showering his Grace....
        11 th and concluding day of the festival has come..
        Time to bid adieu to the much loved God..

          Ganesha seated in a decked up vehicle geared up for the procession before visarjan,

Devotees in Frenzy ,specially enthusiastic youngsters dancing to the beats,
People standing on both sides on the way throwing flowers ,screaming aloud 
                   "Jai bolo Ganesh Maharajki",Distributing Prasadam thru out,
                   The most Enchanting Festive fervor

 Ganesh Visarjan-All in unision chanting
 "Ganapathi Bappa moraya..agle baras tu jaldi aa..."

 Glorious Ganesha dipping into the water dissolving into the soil..

 Form less clay taking a form,
            Living , 
          Going back to the source from where it came..!!!!!!
          Truth of our own Exsistence
          Life in a nutshell !!!!!!



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