Tag: Ganesha

Mumbai Diary

Now that Ganesha has gone #GratitudeCircle.

Ganesha and after With September slipping into October and less than a 100 days left for this year to end, I realise that there is a lot left to be done on my to do list. But then, all of us are hamsters on a wheel. And I shouldn’t be too hard on myself. Should …

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Thank God for …..

 Reasons to thank God   This morning I got up early refreshed and early to seize the day. I scrolled through my mail box and came across Vidya’s post on Gratitude Day and realised that it is that time of the month where I take stock of what happens in the recent past. Thank you …

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A tea party for Ganpati

Today we were invited to a tea party – a party with a difference. Unlike an English Tea party, this one had a distinctly Indian touch with the main purpose being to pay our respects to the Ganpati Wow Dinga’s family brought home every year for his ten day sojourn in their house. Tea parties, …

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Celebrating Ganesh

Long before it became environmentally fashionable, I’ve been celebrating the festival of Ganpati with my tiny silver idol. It all started with the aim of introducing my children to some of our traditions which tend to get lost in the day to day course of living. Initially we used to keep out the idol for …

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Ganesha Celebrations – Then and Now

A 121 year old tradition a 121 year old tradition Lord Ganesh, Remover of all Obstacles  and Purveyor of Happiness has been worshipped by Hindus at the start of every “Pooja” or prayer service to mark any important occasion. This pot bellied, elephant headed God is much loved by all because of his cheery countenance …