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Ganesha

Ganesha Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival of Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, who is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees in the duration of this festival. It is … Continue reading

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Anant Chathurdashi

On the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi called Anant Chaturdashi, specially purchased statues of Ganesh will be taken from homes, businesses, and shrines. They will be carried through the streets in procession and with much fanfare. They will be immersed … Continue reading

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Making idols

Isaiah 45:16 All of them are put to shame and confounded; the makers of idols go in confusion together. All through the year, artisans craft idols of Ganesh, one of the most popular gods of Hinduism. The months leading up … Continue reading

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Ganesh Chathurthi

For most Hindus, much of September is dedicated to the god Ganesh who, according to tradition, was born this time of year.  He is known as the god of success, wisdom and prosperity, who protects you and removes obstacles from your … Continue reading

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Ganapati

Ganesh, also called Ganapati, is worshipped on many occasions, such as moving into a new home, opening a new business, during a wedding ceremony, before the start of travel, etc.,because he is believed to bring blessings and remove obstacles from … Continue reading

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Ganesh Chaturthi

For most Hindus, much of September is dedicated to the god Ganesh who, according to tradition, was born this time of year.  He is known as the god of success, wisdom and prosperity, who protects you and removes obstacles from your … Continue reading

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