Ganesh Festival in Gujarat

    Ganesh Festival in Gujarat

    Diamond City welcomes diamond-studded Ganapati

    SURAT: If you want to have darshan of Gujarat's costliest idol of Lord Ganesha, then you have to be in the diamond hub of Mahidharpura in Surat. A Ganesha mandal in Mahidharpura's Daliya Sheri -...

    At 86, Gujarat’s Ganesha idol pioneer plays the mentor

    AHMEDABAD: With Ganesh Chaturthi around the corner, the otherwise indolent streets ofGulbai Tekra are seen bustling with people buying Ganesha idols. In these by-lanes of Gulbai Tekra, which are populated by hundreds of Ganesha idols, resides the...

    Kailash Mansarovar replica draws huge crowd at Bharuch, Gujarat

    The replica of Kailash and Mansarovar, the abode of Lord Shiva, on a 12,000 square feet area at hostel ground inBharuch is drawing huge crowd during the ongoing Ganesh festival since Wednesday. This concept is the brainchild...

    For a decade, Ganesh Utsav riding on communal harmony in Surat

    Seventeen years after she married Yunus Ansari against her family’s wishes, a lot has changed for Rajeshree Naishetty, except her religion. The 35-year-old woman — who is now mother of three, Amina (15), Shoeb (11)...

    Ganpati comes calling in Ahmedabad

    If you have not seen Mumbai’s famous ‘Lal Baug ka Raja’ you can check out its lookalike in Ahmedabad. ‘Lal Baug Ka Raja, Ahmedabad Ka Maharaja’ was installed by the Krishna Mitra Mandal at...

    1.5 lakh homes in Ahmedabad get ready to welcome Ganesha

    While piety-gripped Amdavadischant Ganpati Bappa Morya on Wednesday, idols making space in city homes is also expected to reach mammoth proportions today.Guesstimates peg a total of more than 1,50,000 statues of the Lord that are likely to grace Amdavadis’homes from Wednesday. Looking...

    Diamond-studded Ganesha to be immersed in Somnath

    VADODARA: Diamonds are forever and many yearn to possess one and keep it for life. But a group of youths from Gotri area of the city will immerse a diamond-studded Ganesh idol in the...

    Ganesh Chaturthi: Jains say it with Michchhami Dukkadam

    By DNA Correspondent  Ahmedabad: Thousands of Sthanakwasi Jain devotees thronged Upashrayas on Thursday for performing pratikraman rituals on the occasion of Samvatsari. Another sect, Derawasi Jains, will perform the ritual on Friday and end their fast...

    High cost of idols fails to dampen Ganesh festivities in Gujarat

    PTI Vadodara: High cost of Lord Ganesh idols has not dampened the spirit of the ongoing ten-day Ganesh festival celebrations in Gujarat.The price rise this year was due to 15 to 50 per cent hike...

    Ahmedbad’s Ganesh Chaturti

    By Chaitra Devarhubli, DNA The various Ganesh mandals of the city have planned a grand Ganeshotsav this year. They have planned events - competitions, performance by mimics, daayro singing, and several others - that will be held...
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