Ganesh Chaturthi is a hindu festival honoring the Lord Ganeshas’s birth, the God of Wisdom and Prosperity. It is held during the new moon on the month of Bhadrapada, and can last from five days to a week or an average of about ten days. In some areas, the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations even reach up to twenty one days! The community and people also decide which day is considered important: for traditional devotees it is the first day, whereas others consider the final day as the highlight of the celebration.
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Images of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival
Here are some of the Ganesh Chaturthi Images and photos we collected from various website like Wikipedia and flckr.
Ganesh Festival Photo (from wikipedia)
Photo Credit: Khairatabad Ganesh (from wikipedia)
An Image of Statue of Ganesha, put in Khairatabad, Hyderabad, India in 2008 for Ganesh Chaturthi festival, worshipped for 9 days and then immersed in water Among thousands of such statues put up in Hyderabad for Ganesha festival, Khairatabad has reputation of every year putting up largest statue.