Celebrate Ganesha Chaturthi 2022 with Modaks, Idols, and Diyas

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This 31 August, 2022 get prepared for Ganesha Chaturthi, the most loved festival in the Hindu calendar. Ganesh Chaturthi is not a one-day affair; it lasts for 11 days. It is when you honor the birth of Lord Ganesha. In places like Maharashtra, the festival glorifies Lord Ganesha as the God of wisdom, intelligence, and new beginnings.

The celebration of elephant-headed God Ganesha is marked by bringing home Ganesha idols with rejoice. Some Ganpati followers keep the Ganesha idol at home for a day or two; whereas some keep it for the entire festival duration, depending on individual family customs.

There are plenty of things to do ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi till the last day of the festival. If you are new to the Bappa festival, here are some relevant tips to follow to help it go smoothly.

Make Your Home Clean

Involve the young people in your house to wipe and clean your household before bringing Ganpati home. Throw away the unused items in the kitchen, lounge, entrance, bedroom, prayer room, and garage to allow the radiance and positive energies of Bappa to fill every nook and corner. Add indoor plants in a suitable place in your home to add to air purification.

Do Ganesha Stapana

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One of the vital aspects of at-home Ganpati decoration is to get the Ganesha idol for stapana. Get a beautiful Ganpati idol in brass for your home. This will add charm and aesthetic value to your overall living space. Shop for Ganpati idol that can easily fit in your puja room or anywhere else inside your home or working space. Lord Ganesha’s statue is considered to bring prosperity into your home or place of business.

Buy Worship Items

Lord Ganpati worship is incomplete without lighting incense sticks and diyas. Purchase a stock of eco-friendly diyas and incense cones containing pleasant woody, natural, sandal fragrances and light them each day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Many religious followers prefer lighting Akhand Diya during Ganesh Chaturthi. Place this near the Ganpati idol and relax as it doesn’t get hot even after burning for several hours.

Don’t Forget Modak

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Modak is the heart of any Ganesh Chaturthi puja. This sweet dish is prepared in most devout homes and offered as a prasad to Ganpati Bappa. Buy a modak mould, and fill it with the customary ingredients. There is no end to creativity when making a modak for Ganpati festival. Explore sugar-free modaks, chocolate modak, kesari modak, steamed modak for a melt-in-your-mouth experience.

Place Mooshak

Mooshak is the mouse that sits on Lord Ganpati’s feet. He is worshipped on the eleventh day of Ganesh Chaturthi. Go creative by buying a color-changing LED mooshak to add a twist of color to your home and office decoration. The Mooshak is all about sharpness and speed and is Lord Ganpati’s vehicle. Place the Mooshak in front of your pooja room.

Final Thoughts

Remember to add fruits to your decoration for Ganesha Chaturthi 2022. Use flowers and colored paper as decor elements to bring a personal touch to the celebration.

Deepika Dewan

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