Ganesh Festival in Bengaluru

Ganesh Festival in Bengaluru

Spiderman to Eega: Namma-style Ganeshas in Bangalore

As Ganesh Chaturthi draws closer, the markets are reverberating with the sounds of skilled idol makers giving the final, finishing touches to the lovable, elephant god which is visible on every alley and bylane,...

For Mahouts & Kavadis, it’s business as usual on Ganesha Festival

By Kiran Kumar, Star of Mysore Basavanna's 'Work is worship' philosophy is very much seen here among the tribals taking care of Dasara elephants camped in the City Palace premises ever since they arrived here...

Pay Homage To Holy Ganesha At Bangalore's One And Only Dodda Ganesha Temple

Quietly nestled in the picturesque environs of Basavanagudi lies one of Bangalores most venerated religious sites, the Dodda Ganesha Temple. Located next to the equally revered Dodda Basavana Gudi Bull Temple the shrine is...

Ganesha festival celebrated with fervour in Karnataka

Bangalore:  Prayers were offered in temples and at community pandals today as Ganesh festival was celebrated across Karnataka with religious gaiety and fervour. Devotees brought idols of the elephant-headed God to their homes and...

Rajajinagar Ganesh pandal: It's an all-girl show here

Charan C S, TNN BANGALORE: Ganesha pandals which crop up this time of year usually have young men in charge of the celebrations. But the one in Rajajinagar III Block 14th Main -- Vidya Ganapa...

They sculpt God here

Shrabonti Bagchi, TNN BANGALORE: On the top floor of his small two-storey house in Pottery Town, 37-year-old Murali Boji sits on a low stool, a potter's wheel in front of him. On the pedestal of...

Namma Metro has date with Ganesha

Bengaluru:  Namma Metro begins its first run in the city on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, on September 1, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) sources told Deccan Chronicle. The Research Designs and Schedules...

M'lore: Ganapathy idols getting ready

With only 10 days to go for Vinayaka Chaturthi the Ganapathy idols are getting ready everywhere in the city. Two main points are in Car street and Mannagudda. Unlike Bangalore and Mysore, Mangalore does...

Don't buy painted Ganesh idols, says Karnataka government

The State Government of Karnataka has appealed to the people to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in an eco-friendly way by opting for unpainted idols. Fisheries, Ports and Inland Water Transport Minister J. Krishna Palemar, addressing presspersons...

Groups campaign for green Ganeshas

Not all Bengalureans are leaving it to the government to popularise eco-friendly Ganeshas this festival. Several voluntary organisations have opened counters selling Ganeshas that are more environment friendly in shops and other places where...
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