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Ganesh Chaturthi: Take Part in a Traditional Indian Festival

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Lord Ganesha - the elephant-headed, pot-bellied, mouse-chauffeured son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is Mumbai's favourite deity. The spirit and energy around the city at the time of the festival marking the birthday of the favoured God is palpable as Mumbaikars of all faiths and races gear up to celebrate their favourite festival. The whole city comes alive as homes get ready and community Sarvajanik pandals (elaborate shamianas serving as temporary temples) are erected to house this guest God and soon serpentine queues get formed as people patiently wait to seek blessings. On the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, the idol is formally installed at home or in the pandal. This is done by a priest who chants mantras, symbolically invoking life into the idol. Along with this ritual various ceremonial offerings are made. These include amongst others, coconut, jaggery, blades of grass, red flowers, and Lord Ganesha's favourite food, the modak, a steamed dumpling made with coconut, jaggery and spices. For the next 10 days, Ganesha enjoys the status of the most favoured guest. On the 11th day He sets off on his journey to his heavenly abode; the Kailas mountain (Also known as Lord Shiva's abode). The idol is taken through the streets in a gaily procession accompanied by much singing and dancing. With resounding chants of "Ganpati Bappa Morya, Pudhachya Varshi Laukar ya" (Salutations to Lord Ganesha, we wish you come early next year!) the idol is immersed water bodies, both sea and lake. This immersion of the idol also symbolises the cycle of creation and dissolution in nature. And true to this cycle, the wait for the next August begins soon enough! Sounds interesting? We meet at a pre-decided venue and proceed to a Maharashtrian household, which has brought the idol home for the festival, and are a part of the traditional aarti and an authentic Maharashtrian meal... A mouth-watering variety on the lines of bharli vangi, koshambir, tondli, poli, amti, modak... come discover what all of these are. If you can keep your eyes open after this wonderful meal, we can hop over to the murtikaars' for a small chat and then round up the trip with a visit to the Sarvajanik Ganesh mandal to see the decorations and attend the evening aarti. The trip ends with a cup of tea and a snack, this time it is the delectable sabudana vada. And we assure, you'll be looking forward to Ganpati's return a lot more than you think.

Lord Ganesha - the elephant-headed, pot-bellied, mouse-chauffeured son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is Mumbai's favourite deity. The spirit and energy around the city at the time of the festival marking the birthday of the favoured God is palpable as Mumbaikars of all faiths and races gear up to celebrate their favourite festival. The whole city comes alive as homes get ready and community Sarvajanik pandals (elaborate shamianas serving as temporary temples) are erected to house this guest God and soon serpentine queues get formed as people patiently wait to seek blessings. On the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, the idol is formally installed at home or in the pandal. This is done by a priest who chants mantras, symbolically invoking life into the idol. Along with this ritual various ceremonial offerings are made. These include amongst others, coconut, jaggery, blades of grass, red flowers, and Lord Ganesha's favourite food, the modak, a steamed dumpling made with coconut, jaggery and spices. For the next 10 days, Ganesha enjoys the status of the most favoured guest. On the 11th day He sets off on his journey to his heavenly abode; the Kailas mountain (Also known as Lord Shiva's abode). The idol is taken through the streets in a gaily procession accompanied by much singing and dancing. With resounding chants of "Ganpati Bappa Morya, Pudhachya Varshi Laukar ya" (Salutations to Lord Ganesha, we wish you come early next year!) the idol is immersed water bodies, both sea and lake. This immersion of the idol also symbolises the cycle of creation and dissolution in nature. And true to this cycle, the wait for the next August begins soon enough! Sounds interesting? We meet at a pre-decided venue and proceed to a Maharashtrian household, which has brought the idol home for the festival, and are a part of the traditional aarti and an authentic Maharashtrian meal... A mouth-watering variety on the lines of bharli vangi, koshambir, tondli, poli, amti, modak... come discover what all of these are. If you can keep your eyes open after this wonderful meal, we can hop over to the murtikaars' for a small chat and then round up the trip with a visit to the Sarvajanik Ganesh mandal to see the decorations and attend the evening aarti. The trip ends with a cup of tea and a snack, this time it is the delectable sabudana vada. And we assure, you'll be looking forward to Ganpati's return a lot more than you think.

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