Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: 10 Popular Bhog to Offer to Lord Ganesha During the Festival

  The 10-day long extravaganza is here. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most widely celebrated festivals across the subcontinent, especially in Maharashtra and Karnataka. Ganesh Chaturthi kickstarted with much fervour on the 25th August 2017, and the festival will go on till 5th September. Devotees have already brought home beautifully sculpted and painted Ganesha idols. Pandals are also set with grand idols of the deity. Sweet shops have lined their counters with delicious variety of modaks, barfis and ladoos. For the next 10 days, devotees will shower their beloved deity with flowers, prasad, bhog,…

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Ganesha Chaturthi 2017: 10 Maharashtrian Dishes You Must Prepare During Vinayaka Chaturthi

The pandals are being set up, final touches are being done on idols of Ganpatiji and the celebrations are getting started! Yes, it is that time of the year when Lord Ganesh’s birth anniversary is celebrated with much grandeur. This year, Ganesh Chaturthi will be starting on 25th August and ending on 5th September. The 10-day long festival commemorates Lord Ganesha’s birthday by following various colourful rituals along with grand treats. While the country celebrates this festival, Maharashtra does it on a much larger scale and with much vigour. The dishes…

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Ganesh Chaturthi: Laddus of nearly 30000 kg make a splash at Ganesh festivities in Andhra Pradesh

Huge ‘laddus’ of 31,401 kg and 29,645 kg packed with a variety of dry fruits, yellow camphor and dollops of cow ghee were prepared by two popular confectioneries in Rajahmundhry for the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. Costing between Rs 40-50 lakhs, both ‘Maha laddus’, made by Sri Bhakta Anjaneya Sweets and Suruchi Foods, were offered to the elephant-headed deity at separate pandals in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam districts of Andhra Pradesh where eco-friendly Ganesh idols as tall as 76-feet and 78-feet have been installed for the festivities. Two other ‘laddus’ weighing…

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