Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated all over India, and people all over the country are inviting Lord Ganesha into their homes. One of the most important Hindu holidays, Chaturthi, is being celebrated without Covid restrictions for the first time in two years.
As people worry about climate change, they pay a lot of attention to celebrities who care about the environment. Reports say that the number of people wanting these idols has gone up in Chhattisgarh.
A person who makes idols explained how eco-friendly ones are made by saying, “We’ve made five different kinds of idols, including ones made out of matchsticks and incense sticks.” Also, craftspeople talked about how idols were made from dhan (paddy), matchsticks, and rice while keeping the environment in mind.
A miniature artist from Odisha put a green statue of Lord Ganesh in a bottle to show how much people respect both the god with one tusk and nature.
Sudarsan Pattnaik, a sand artist from Odisha, also made a sculpture for the event out of more than 3,400 sand ladoos at Puri beach. He wrote “Happy Ganesh Puja” on the sand sculpture.
Vinayaka Chaturthi, which is also called Ganesh Chaturthi, is one of the luckiest Hindu holidays. People believe that Lord Ganesha was born on the Chaturthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada (August or September).
During the 10-day Ganeshotsav festival, which celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesh, his followers bring statues of the god of knowledge and luck into their homes to worship him. They do this so that he will bless them and help them live a good life. On September 9, after a big parade through the streets, worshipers throw the statues of Lord Ganesha into a body of water as a way to mark the end of the festival.