Special Devotees

    Special Devotees

    Mini Ganesh makes big news

    Only one inch tall and weighing 40g, couple create world's smallest Ganesh idol Sushil and Shivani Kanyalal, residents of Ulhasnagar believe in celebrating festivals in an eco-friendly manner. In an attempt to reduce their carbon...

    A house full of Ganeshas

    The festive season of Ganesh Chaturthi is here. All Ganesha devotees are busy celebrating the festival through the various pandals that have been set up across the city. While this is the case with...

    Diamond Ganpati on display in Surat

    It's the only Bappa (Ganesha) in the Diamond City for whom devotees have to take a prior appointment for darshan. Even the location of this Ganesha idol is a top secret because it is...

    Woman carries on family legacy of painting 118-yr-old idol in Pune

    In the winding bylanes of the old city, behind the Mahatma Phule Mandai, preparations are in full swing for the upcoming Ganesh festival. The excitement at the Akhil Mandai Mandal, however, is of a...

    Gowri’s Ganesha to be the star attraction in Belgaum

    While most of us have built sand castles, here is an artist who scoops fistfuls of wet sand and creates beautiful sculptures. An eco-friendly Ganesha, moulded by Mysore-based sand artist Gowri MN, will be...

    One-man mandal spends Rs. 50 lakh in Mumbai

    Mumbai:  Meet Ravi Surve. This ardent devotee of Ganpati has been neglecting his business for two months now, working tirelessly to organise the annual Ganeshotsav celebrations hosted by Fort Vibhag Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal, popularly known...

    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...

    Ganesha, an artist’s muse

    In the 1800s, Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar of Mysore (now Mysuru), a great patron of art and culture, compiled a book containing depictions of gods and goddesses, mythological beings and yoga asanas. The book called...

    Numerous forms of Ganesh

    Lord Ganesh is here. And this year, the Ganesh festival is bringing forth astonishing tales of people's gracious love for the Lord of Wisdom. Meet Raj Kumar Shah. Taking worship of the Vighnaharta to...

    Eco-friendly Ganesha out of palm leaves

    Amdavadis Meena and Sandeep Damre have created an eco-friendly Ganesha out of palm leaves with the help of their children Sravishta and Renesh. The couple has been making eco-friendly idols since 2000. "Ganpati festival...
    0FansLike
    64,903FollowersFollow
    3,937SubscribersSubscribe