The Ganpati festival is a beautiful way to bring the entire family and community together. To be joyful, happy and just be able to worship in peace. One can choose between enjoying this festival at a community center or hall where the idol may be placed or bring the idol to his or her own home.
If one does bring home a Ganpati home, there are some ways to setup the area where He is seated, so it is perfect. Just the way He would love it!
Before I list down some of the tips and best practices, I suggest you take a look here. Incredible website with all the information on preparing for a Ganpati sthapana, aarti and the entire festival itself.
Once you have browsed this, I can tell you some things that the Lord is particularly partial to and you could get it arranged during the course of His stay.
- Durva grass
2. Red flowers, prefferably hibiscus
5. Betel leaves
After all, we Indians are taught Atithi Devo Bhava and what better guest could we ever ask for!