Articles on Ganesha

    Articles on Ganesha

    Ganesha's Favourite Food

    Puran Poli Ingredients: 2 cups chana dal (soaked in water overnight) 2 cups jaggery 2 cups refined flour (maida) 3 tbsps oil 1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg powder (jaiphal) 3/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi) 1 tbsp saffron (kesar) Method: Soften the chana dal by cooking it in a...

    Ganesha’s Modakas and Trunk Forming OM

    Inherent Secret in Making "Modakas"  Process of making  "Modakas" has a deep significance. Grams are first soaked in water. Their shells are removed. Then they are  ground into a fine powder. This powder is roasted...

    Ganesh Chaturthi 2010 – The Real Spirit of Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

    Ganesh chaturthi is fast approaching and you might be excited to celebrate it with gusto. This year (2010) on September 11 starts the gala celebrations of Ganesh chaturthi. Yes. We all celebrate. But would...

    The millionaire thief who built ‘Choracha Ganpati’

    He may have shot to national fame as the millionaire thief, but for Madhukar Prabhakar’s neighbours on Aundh Road, he was also the “friendly” man who operated the cheapest video library in the area,...

    Piece by piece

    Ananta Tilwalkar, artisan I have been working on the sets for Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati for over 30 years. I first got a job on the payroll, through a friend. I have always worked with wood...

    Lord Ganesh is pan-Asia favourite

    Bhagyashree Kulthe, DNA   Ganesh, the god of wisdom, is a pan-Asia favourite. He appears on everything from currency notes, temples and artefact shops in South-East and Far-East Asia. However, can you imagine Lord Ganesh without...

    Lord Ganesha And The Fruit Of Self Realization

    By: Priya Devi R, Source: www.OneIndia.in  The fruit of self realization is for the one who is centered. A popular Hindu story about Lord Ganesha conveys the truth. Saint Narada once handed over a mango to...

    Story of Ganesha's broken tusk

    Shri Ganesh had two tusks, but he had a great fight with Parshuram, when Ganesh laid claims to immortality. There are only seven who are immortal :- 1) Shri Hanumanji 2) Vibhishan 3) Kripacharya 4) Shri Parshuram 5) Ashwathama 6) Bali...

    Why is Ganesha portrayed on marriage invitation cards?

    Lord Ganesha is treated with a lot of reverence and respect among Hindus. Before starting a task or carrying on an auspicious ritual lord Ganesha is the first one to be worshipped. Lord Ganesha is...

    Here's how to celebrate the festival without polluting the environment.

    Celebrate Ganesh Chathurthi the natural way. Get some clay and make your own idol at home. Paint it with natural pigments such as turmeric, multani mitti and red earth. Decorate it with leaves, flowers and fruits....
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