Tag: Ganesh festival

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings

The Morning After The morning after is always a disaster. Especially  if the party has been going on for 10 days as it was for Lord Ganesh.  Yesterday it was 10 days since Ganpati came down to Mother Earth in general and Maharashtra in particular. Ever since Lokmanya Tilak revived the tradition of a community …


Saying goodbye to Lord Ganesha #MyFriendAlexa

Today it is 10 days since we welcomed the elephant headed God Lord Ganesh into our homes. The tradition of a community Ganesh celebration began 125 years ago when Bal Gangadhar Tilak began this practice to enable people to get together and spread the message of freedom from colonial rule. Today Keshavji Naik Chawl where …

Mumbai Diary, Opinions

When the elephant God comes visiting 

On the fourth day of Bhadrapad , which happens to be tomorrow ,Lord Ganesh will visit our homes. I love this pot bellied God, the younger son of Shiva and Parvati who travels the world on his little mouse. Lord Ganesh is the God of Auspicious Beginnings and all rituals begin after invoking His name. …