“Ganesh Puja” a very well known festival of Maharastra state of India in particular but celebrated across almost all states of India.
It is the puja of “Lord Ganesh” the icon of “Wisdom” and people enjoy the festivity with much pump & gaiety.
Ganesh Chaturthi”’ (Gaṇēśa Chaturthī), also known as ”’Vinayaka Chaturthi”’ (Vināyaka Chaturthī) is the”Hindu festival”that reveres God (Ganesha). A ten-day festival, it starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month (Bhadrapada), which typically falls in Gregorian months of “August or September”. The festival is marked with installation of Ganesha clay idols privately in homes, or publicly on elaborate pandals (temporary stage). Observations include chanting of Vedic hymns and Hindu texts such as ”Ganapati Upanishad”, prayers and ”vrata” (fasting). Offerings and ”prasada” from the daily prayers, that is distributed from the pandal to the community, include South Asian sweets|sweets such as (modak)a believed to be a favorite of the elephant-headed deity.