Balapur Ganesh laddu: The secret behind its popularity


Ganesh Chathurthi is one of the Hindu festivals that are fabulously celebrated in and around Hyderabad, every year. Almost 1 lakh community idols are set up during the festival and the Laddu prasadam is also auctioned. At some places, auctioning of Laddu Prasadam is a daily affair for all 9 days – and at someContinue reading “Balapur Ganesh laddu: The secret behind its popularity”

Is there any connection between Ganesh Chathurthi and rainfall?


Have you ever noticed that at most places every year on Ganesh Chathurthi, rainfall may be scantly but occurs? Why is it so? Is there any relationship between Ganesh Chathurthi and rainfall?   The beginnings of the Ganesh festival can be traced back to a time when most of the populace of India lived byContinue reading “Is there any connection between Ganesh Chathurthi and rainfall?”

Isn’t eco-friendly Vinayaka a need of the hour?


The fourth day of the waxing moon according to the Hindu month of Bhadrapada is celebrated as Ganesh Chaturthi. The festival is a greatest of its kind, as it brings together people of all religious communities together. The insurrection of the Ganesh idol at homes is the customary practice. The celebrations reach culmination with the immersion ofContinue reading “Isn’t eco-friendly Vinayaka a need of the hour?”