Any puja begins with invocation to Vighnaharta Ganesh and the making of idol in itself is considered no less than worshipping the Lord. Take a quick tour of this idol making workshop at Old Town area in Bhubaneswar.
The making of clay idols.
Mixture of Plaster of Paris being applied on the idol.
Artisans are giving final touches to the idols.
The magical finishing touch given by an artist to Ganesha idol which is nearing completion.
Artisans try to portray mythological stories through their unique designs.
Lord Ganesha on a bull.
All set for the Ganesh Chaturthi.
Ganesh idols of different sizes and designs have been made as bulk orders have been received this year from across the city.
Ganesh idols kept for sale at the workshop.
Idols look more vibrant when embellished with colourful clothes and decorative items.
Eyes of Siddhivinayak that bless, and give us strength to fight all obstacles.