As much as we love Ganesha and the stories related to the elephant-headed Hindu deity, we aren't fans of the environmental aftertaste that it leaves. While it might be late to try this green option for an idol at home , you can make amends next year or.
Haalu Ghosh, an idol maker from Krishnanagar, West Bengal, who is in this craft for the last 25 years, is busy making a lifelike clay idol of Lord Ganesha for the last two months. "The size of Ganesh idol will be 10 feet while the remaining idols will.
The Temple of Ganapatipule becomes the centre of grand activity for the five days celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi when villagers and pilgrims join actively in a procession honouring Ganapati . A taller idol is placed in an ornate palanquin and carried.
The Khetwadi 11th Lane mandal has brought home a 28-ft idol, which it claims is the largest in the city. Tulsiwadi in Tardeo has fashioned a tall Ganesh with coloured stones in its diamond jubilee year. The Ganpati of Anjirwadi, Mazgaon, will be.
Mumbai: Ganesh mandals go crazy during the Ganpati festival in decking up their pandals with ... is celebrating the festival with a seven-foot tall idol not in their home but in the building parking lawn with a theme from the Jungle Book.
Chief of Fire Brigade, PS Rahangdale, in a letter to Mumbai Police Commissioner, wrote, "Flying lanterns in large numbers are released in air during Diwali and Makar Sankranti (festivals), which pose serious threat to aircraft, high rise towers, slums, .
ALSO READ: Ganesh Chaturthi ... decorations and plastic usage around it is discouraged. There will be a music night, a Kavi Sammelan and two plays: the Marathi-language U-Turn 2 and the Hindi-Marathi Guldasta. The Netaji Subhash Place ground in Pitampura.
MUMBAI: The 82-year-old setting of the Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh has acquired an added touch of glamour this year. The king will sit in the centre of a beautiful 'sheesh mahal', a palace made of coloured glass, that has been crafted by noted art director.
Some pandal hoppers who are tired after touring the Ganesh mandals in Lalbaug-Parel sleep over all night on our large stage, and we tend to not dismiss them. We serve ... Over 22 years our mandal has been winning awards for best concept and decoration.
quot;For four years now I have been worshipping a Ganpati idol made from marble which I bought from Jaipur," says homemaker Basanti Vaidya. "It is just a 1½ day festival in our home so the idol is installed with pran pratishtha by a guruji and next day the .
Ways to add a festive spirit to Ganpati decoration Another way to add a festive spirit, is by creatively arranging fresh flowers like marigold, mogra and roses, to decorate the home. Urlis or glass bowls, with floating candles and fancy painted diyas.
MUMBAI: Months of planning and weeks of hard labour came to fruition on Sunday as the best Ganesh mandals began to compete for the annual Times Utsav Moorti Sanman (UMS) awards. Not just big organizers, scores of small mandals display the .
The residents also buy accessories beforehand so that they can have a beautifully decorated makhar waiting for Lord Ganesha . Shops at AMPC Market as well as markets in Koparkhairane, Nerul and Panvel have started selling puja and other festive .
The railway employee, a devout Muslim who fasts every Ramzan has, at the same time, organised a Ganpati puja at Malad station for most of his service tenure. This will be the first ... The decorations are ousourced and there will be music and snacks.
There is a small two-foot Ganpati idol made of gold and silver and based on the leaf theme, which has been placed in the middle of the pandal. One of the devotees has gifted the idol to the mandal. Each leaf is adorned with over 700 CZ diamonds and the .