Comes once a year to bless - Sri.Ganesh.

A Padit who knows the pooja mantra is essential.

Usually these Pundits are very essential in all the Hindu temples and they are to be invited to help recite the mantra for the pooja in the morning and evening till Sri.Ganesh is kept in the homes of worshipers.
Usually these Pundits are very essential in all the Hindu temples and they are to be invited to help recite the mantra for the pooja in the morning and evening till Sri.Ganesh is kept in the homes of worshipers. | Source

Sri.Gowri pooja being performed Sri.Ganesh is worshiped next day.

Both Sri.Gowri and Sri.Ganesh are kept on a clean Tea Stand or any pedastal with either side a Banana sampling tied ready for pooja.
Both Sri.Gowri and Sri.Ganesh are kept on a clean Tea Stand or any pedastal with either side a Banana sampling tied ready for pooja.

At the starting of Pooja the Pandit says Mantra to invoke the Lord Ganesh.

As Pandit chants the Mantra Pooja is performed as guided by Pandit.

As the Pandit Chants the Mantra's he guides the worshiper what to do.Like dip flower in holy water and sprinkle on the idol,place flower etc,etc till pooja is completed.
As the Pandit Chants the Mantra's he guides the worshiper what to do.Like dip flower in holy water and sprinkle on the idol,place flower etc,etc till pooja is completed.

After completion of pooja the worshiper bends and touches his fore head on the ground.

The Worshiper after the pooja ic completed bends down touches his forehead to the ground and prays his prayer to Sri.Ganesh.Time taken for pooja may be hours but the worshiper never even asks what is the time.
The Worshiper after the pooja ic completed bends down touches his forehead to the ground and prays his prayer to Sri.Ganesh.Time taken for pooja may be hours but the worshiper never even asks what is the time. | Source

After the completion of pooja the pandit is presented with Upayindana ( Gift )

When the Pooja is completed the Pundit receives the Upaindana or Gift from the worshipers which is covered and presented.There is no fee for the pooja conducted by the Pandit.
When the Pooja is completed the Pundit receives the Upaindana or Gift from the worshipers which is covered and presented.There is no fee for the pooja conducted by the Pandit. | Source

Sri.Ganesh with Mother Sri.Gowri Bless those who come to see & Pray.

Sri.Ganesh will be worshiped thus for the number of days he will sit to bless all the people who come irrespective of caste,creed and religion.
Sri.Ganesh will be worshiped thus for the number of days he will sit to bless all the people who come irrespective of caste,creed and religion. | Source

Sri.Ganesh in the Village.[ A hut built for this function ]

In this hut Sri.Ganesh 9 ft tall sits.
In this hut Sri.Ganesh 9 ft tall sits. | Source

Sri.Ganesh in the village.9 Ft tall & 5 Ft Wide.

This is Chinnakool Village 6 Kilometers from Hosur.TAMIL NADU.
This is Chinnakool Village 6 Kilometers from Hosur.TAMIL NADU. | Source

Sri.Gowri with Sri.Ganesh 9 ft tall.

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Sri.Ganeh Chaturti at Payanadoddi Village ,Hosur,Tamil Nadu.

Ar Hosur Tamil Nadu few kilometers Away from NH 7 on the way and around my place are many villages that celebrate Sri.Ganesh Chaturti.This place is PAYANADODDI.
Ar Hosur Tamil Nadu few kilometers Away from NH 7 on the way and around my place are many villages that celebrate Sri.Ganesh Chaturti.This place is PAYANADODDI. | Source

Another Village in Tamil Nadu celebrates Sri.Ganeh Chaturti.Boys Play Kabadi.

   Origin:  The game is essentially an Indian one, though there is no clear-cut evidence about its origin. The game of kabaddi is in existence for over 4000 years.
Origin: The game is essentially an Indian one, though there is no clear-cut evidence about its origin. The game of kabaddi is in existence for over 4000 years. | Source

This is a VERY HARD GAME.

After Pooja they distribute Prasad to the gathering.

Year after Year Come Soon in Marati is Varshe Varse Loukariya.

Badrapada Shukla Chouti is the day which comes once a year as per Hindu calendar the day on which Sri.Ganesh comes every home if his idol is taken and worshiped.To day 01-09-2011 is the day and all over India his idol is taken home and worshiped.His mother Sri Gowri comes the previous day and she is worshiped by all Hindu Lady's.To worship Sri.Gowri if it is a tradition in the lady's or men's family her Idol is required.In case it is not a tradition than a idol in turmeric is made by hand and she is worshiped by the lady or all the lady's of the family.Idols of any size are made and are available every where in any place 3 to 7 days prior to the day of pooja.Mumbai or Bombay is the only place in India which gets viewed over all TV channels from the start to the last day when every idol is taken in huge procession in all streets leading to the Sea at Chowpathi the big beach for immersion.High security and all help will be made by the state Govt on the day of Immersions of all idols by various people and social organization.On all days music and other programmes are made and even prasad is distributed to people who come to pray to Sri.Ganesh.Daily the place where the idol is kept will be decorated with baskets of flowers and small,big and huge lights in various designs and colors flash through out the function.Lot of Fire Crackers go in the air on all days.

Sri.Gowri and Sri Ganesh bless all those who just see him and pray,there is no bar of caste and religion.He waits for 15 days only and than goes under water for one year.The final day is most festive with every one going to the river,lake or sea to be immersed for one year.

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manisha2877 5 years ago from Amritsar, Punjab, India

THANK YOU FOR SHARING MAY LORD GANPATI BLESS YOU GANPATI BAPPA MORYA MANGAL MOORTI MORYA PUDCHYA VARSHI LAUKAR YA.


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom

Thank you for sharing the knowledge of your faith.

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