Rituals and Tradition of Ganesha Chaturthi Celebration

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular and famous India festivals. It is celebrated in schools and colleges, shops and offices. Hindus also observe it at home and perform this Puja with great devotion. Ganesh Chaturthi is a highly preferred and most popular festival of the Hindu religion. It is celebrated annually in the month of August or September with big enthusiasm. It is celebrated as a birth anniversary of the Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is a son of Mata Parvati and God Shiva. Lord Ganesha is a most favorite God of everyone especially children. He is the God of wisdom and prosperity so people in Hindu religion worship him to get the same. People bring a clay statue of the Ganesha and keep in home on Chaturthi and do worship for ten days and perform Ganesh Visarjan on eleven day means on Anant Chaturdashi.

ganesh chaturthiThe image of Lord Ganesha with a human body and an elephant’s head is very interesting to watch. It is said that once Lord Shiva, not knowing that Ganesha was his son, killed him out of anger and ignorance and when Parvati insisted that the boy should be given life immediately. Lord Shiva fixed an elephant’s head on Ganesha’s shoulder. From that day Ganesha is being worshipped as the god of learning and knowledge. He is worshipped as Gajanana.

People celebrate this festival with great zest and zeal in all parts of India especially in Maharashtra. People of Maharashtra bring the statute of lord Ganesha and worshipped for ten days. They invite their friends, relatives and colleagues in their house for Aarti and they pray together to lord Ganesha. People also exchange gifts on this special occasion like some give spiritual gifts to their loved ones for showering god’s blessings and prosperity in one’s life. If you are also want to convey your best wishes to you friends, relatives and colleagues then you must send Ganesha Chaturthi gifts online to India for making the day special for your loved ones. There are many gifts that you can opt as Ganesha Chaturthi gifts online for your near and dear ones like Ganesha idol, silver plated Ganesha idol, silver plated Pooja thali, sweet hampers, dryfruits hampers, chocolates hampers, cards and flowers and much more.

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