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Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Devotees offer prayers to Lord Ganesha

Updated On Sep 21, 2023 10:19 AM IST
  • Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated every year with great fervour, with thousands of devotees thronging temples and pandals for darshan of the Lord Ganesha.
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The ten-day-long celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi commenced on September 19. Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and Ganeshotsav, holds great importance in Hinduism as it marks the auspicious occasion of Lord Ganesha's birth. This festive event commences on the fourth day of the Hindu lunisolar month 'Bhadrapada.' Let's take a look at how this festival is being celebrated across the country. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 10:19 AM IST

The ten-day-long celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi commenced on September 19. Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and Ganeshotsav, holds great importance in Hinduism as it marks the auspicious occasion of Lord Ganesha's birth. This festive event commences on the fourth day of the Hindu lunisolar month 'Bhadrapada.' Let's take a look at how this festival is being celebrated across the country. (ANI)

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Devotees visit the G20 Summit themed Ganesh pandal to offer prayers to Lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Bhubaneswar.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees visit the G20 Summit themed Ganesh pandal to offer prayers to Lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Bhubaneswar.(ANI)

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Devotees worship Lord Ganesh idol during Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple in Jaipur.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees worship Lord Ganesh idol during Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple in Jaipur.(PTI)

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Women devotees chant ‘Atharvashirsha’ at Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Public Ganpati Trust in front of Utsav Mandap on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Pune.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women devotees chant ‘Atharvashirsha’ at Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Public Ganpati Trust in front of Utsav Mandap on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Pune.(PTI)

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Devotees take part in a Ganesh Chaturthi procession at Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple in Jaipur.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees take part in a Ganesh Chaturthi procession at Moti Doongri Ganesh Temple in Jaipur.(PTI)

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Students offer flower petals to Lord Ganesha as they celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Gyanganga Vidyalaya in Surat.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Students offer flower petals to Lord Ganesha as they celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Gyanganga Vidyalaya in Surat.(ANI)

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with his wife Sadhna Singh and son Kartikeya Singh Chouhan carry an idol of Lord Ganesha for installation at their residence on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with his wife Sadhna Singh and son Kartikeya Singh Chouhan carry an idol of Lord Ganesha for installation at their residence on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.(PTI)

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Priests and devotees offer prayers to Lord Ganesha at a community puja pandal on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Priests and devotees offer prayers to Lord Ganesha at a community puja pandal on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata.(PTI)

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School students offer prayer to Lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Bhubaneswar.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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School students offer prayer to Lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Bhubaneswar.(PTI)

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Devotees take home an idol of Lord Ganesha on the eve of the celebrations of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Amritsar.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees take home an idol of Lord Ganesha on the eve of the celebrations of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Amritsar.(ANI)

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Sri Sathya Sai Ganapathy temple decorated with fifty lakhs coins and more than one crore currency notes on the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi festival at J.P. Nagar in Bengaluru.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sri Sathya Sai Ganapathy temple decorated with fifty lakhs coins and more than one crore currency notes on the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi festival at J.P. Nagar in Bengaluru.(ANI)

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A 42-feet tall idol of Lord Ganesha made up of 1250 kilograms of Vetti Veru is placed on a pandal on the eve of the celebrations of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A 42-feet tall idol of Lord Ganesha made up of 1250 kilograms of Vetti Veru is placed on a pandal on the eve of the celebrations of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai.(ANI)

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Devotees offer prayers in front of the 37-feet tall idol of Lord Ganesha made up of golden foil on the eve of the celebrations of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Chennai.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Devotees offer prayers in front of the 37-feet tall idol of Lord Ganesha made up of golden foil on the eve of the celebrations of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Chennai.(ANI)

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