Category Archives: Religion

Pudhchya Varshi Lavkar Ya!

The final day of the lovely Ganpati festival. The saddest and the happiest day. No one likes the festivities to end and no one likes to say good bye. However, under all the farewells, there is ever the thought of … Continue reading

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Ganpati Bappa’s preferences….

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 … Continue reading

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My favourite Ganpati…

It was a friday much like a monday and I couldn’t do my daily Ganpati post 😦 BUT to make it up to myself, I put up a picture of my favourite Ganpati idol. Srimanth Dagduseth Halwai Ganpati…..I always visit … Continue reading

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Much more than just a festival…

The Ganesh festival is eagerly looked forward to and widely celebrated across the world. However, the biggest celebration is in the state of Maharashtra in India. These 11 days are a time of great food, sweets, music, exploring the bylanes … Continue reading

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The Lord who is worshipped before all

‘SHRI GANESHAYA NAMAH’ This quote is one that everyone is definitely familiar with. The opening line for any hymn or prayer and always intoned before the start of an anything auspicious. Lord Ganesha is always the first God to be … Continue reading

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The snake around His belly…

Many idols of Lord Ganesha depict a snake tied around his waist and the reason why is SUCH a cute story! On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Goddess Parvati is offered many sweets and eats by other Gods. Of these, … Continue reading

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The Lord with a single tusk

Many Ganesha idols depict Him with one full tusk and one half. Ever wonder why? Well, there are basically two versions to this tale and you can decide which one seems more plausible 🙂 One tale says that Parshuram wanted … Continue reading

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Is that a little mouse?

You’ve seen him. The teeny little mouse near Lord Ganehsa’s feet. Hands folded in supplication and looking up in open admiration at His Lord. It’s a little funny to imagine this portly God being carried around by a small mouse. … Continue reading

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The Elephant Headed Lord

So why DOES he have an elephant’s head? Let’s find out… Long back, one day, Shiv Ji was off hunting in the jungle. Parvati Maa need to finish a lot of household chores and then go for Her bath. Since … Continue reading

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Significance of the Ganpati idol

Why does he have an elephant head or a portly belly? Why does he have four hands and one broken tusk? How has he, in his own way, changed the course of many events? Continue reading

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