This Ganesh Puja, a youth from Cuttack city decided to do something different. This is what he has come up with. Arjun is a businessman and he has created this miniature replica of the city and has placed Ganesh idol in the middle of it.
This is a noteworthy Ganesh idol to behold this Ganesh Puja. The huge idol is decorated with quintals of gold and silver ornaments. This has been created by Mumbai’s Gowd Saraswat Brahman (GSB) Mandal. From the donations given by devotees, 66 kgs of Gold and 296 kgs of Silver has been used. People gathered here in large numbers and are seen taking selfies with Ganpati Bappa.
“Inmates had a lot of fun on Ganesh puja. They became tired due to dancing and merrymaking and suffered from fever in the evening. I took them to hospital without delay. All of them are stable now. So I took them back to hostel again," said the hostel warden.
After two years of COVID hiatus, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have kicked off in the country with a bang. Unique themes, thematic decorations and huge idols marked the festivities this year with people immersing in a devotional spirit as pandemic restrictions have been lifted.
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Bappa is finally here. The God of new beginnings and remover of all obstacles (Vighnaharta) has come home to bless His devotees on the pious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
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Sudarsan has created a six-ft-high sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh by using the sand ladoos with two elephants, and with a message "Happy Ganesh Puja".
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The Badagada Bright Star Club has constructed a 51-ft Ganesh idol, the Akhandalamani Club has built a 50-ft idol at Nayapalli Nuasahi, Shahid Nagar Winner Club has made a 46-ft Vinayak idol and Sailashree Vihar phase – 2 Tala Padia Club has built a 40-ft Ganesh idol.
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 artisans have been asked to destroy the distorted idols of Lord Ganesh they have made.
There are different types of Lord Ganesh’s idols available in the market. The most important thing to keep in mind at the time of buying an idol for your house is the Lord’s trunk.
After a break of two years, Bhubaneswar is all set to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with a fanfare this year. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has eased Covid norms for Ganesh puja celebrations by allowing devotees to visit puja pandals this year. However, devotees have been urged to abide by the Covid precautionary measures.
Last year, BMC had said no to public participation during the Ganesh celebrations.