Ganesh Chaturthi 2023:Ganesh Chaturthi, a joyous and revered festival in India, marks the birth of Lord Ganesha, the remover of obstacles and the herald of prosperity. During this ten-day festival, grand Ganpati pandals decorated with elaborate decorations and lifelike idols of Lord Ganesha are prepared across the country. Each pandal has its own art and unique charm, combining artistic expression with religious fervor.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated every year on the Chaturthi date of Bhadrapada, Shukla Paksha. In the year 2023, Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated from 19th September. This festival lasts for ten days. The idol of Lord Ganapati is installed on the first day of Ganesh Chaturthi. Ganpati Visarjan is organized on the 10th day. If you also want to have a grand darshan of Gajanan this Ganesh Chaturthi, then visit these popular pandals of India…
Maharashtra is one of the most popular cities for Ganeshotsav. Grand Ganpati pandals are decorated in many cities of Maharashtra. Along with people, big celebrities also gather to see the Ganpati pandals.
Raja of Lalbagh, Mumbai
Located in Mumbai, Lalbaugcha Raja is one of the most prestigious and famous Ganpati pandals of India. Known for its huge size and intricate decorations, this pandal attracts devotees during the ten-day festival. The idol of Lalbagh Raja is called ‘Ganpati of Vows’. A grand idol of Ganapati, who is known as the King of Lalbagh, is installed in this pandal. This prestigious pandal was established by the Kambli family in 1934.
Andhericha Raja, Mumbai
Andhericha Raja Pandal is one of the grandest pandals in Mumbai. This pandal of Gajanan is being organized since 1966. Celebrities from India and China also participate in this pandal. The Ganpati pandal of Andhericha Raja is world famous for its decorations.
Mumbaicha Raja, Ganesh Gali
The Mumbai Raja Pandal is organized at a short distance from the Raja Pandal of Lalbagh. This pandal was first started in the year 1928 by the mill workers. Every year since 1928, Mumbaicha Raja’s Ganpati pandal is decorated on a special theme in Ganesh Gali.
Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai
Siddhivinayak Temple, located in Maharashtra, is one of the most revered and popular Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This ancient temple holds immense importance for the devotees and attracts millions of devotees from all over the world. The history of the temple dates back to the 18th century when it was built in 1801 by a local woman named Deubai Patil.
The sanctum sanctorum of the temple houses the presiding deity, surrounded by silver doors and walls bearing images and motifs from Hindu mythology. The temple complex also includes temples dedicated to Lord Hanuman, Goddess Durga and Lord Shani. Ganesh Chaturthi is organized in a grand manner. During this time, due to the crowd of devotees in the temple, the atmosphere is filled with devotion and enthusiasm.
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