August 26, 2022 7 min read
Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival widely celebrated in Maharashtra and some other parts of India. The festival brings together followers of Lord Ganesha who is known for his wisdom and compassion. Beautiful idols of Ganesha, sweets such as Modak and Ladoo, delicacies and puja in sight till the festival continues.
Ganesha is the lord of prosperity and is often worshipped before the start of an important event. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi goes on typically for 10 to 11 days, those who celebrate at home have a choice to have the puja for a number of days basis the rituals they follow.
Ganesh Chaturthi is a beautiful festival but it does play an important role in our fight against the British as well. It is believed that Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj started the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi and the tradition carried on for years, wherein celebration happened only in private.
The brave freedom fighter Bal Gangadgar Tilak known for his courage and strong will, turned Ganesh Chaturthi in a gathering where people could come together and unite in celebrations in public. It gave a reason for people to come together to perform puja and savour the delicacies together thereby fostering a bond of patriotism and culture. Events like these brought a spirit of oneness and gave people a reason to unite. A culture as rich as ours has flourished over the years and Ganesh Chaturthi holds a special place in the hearts of people.
Respect Your Elders
Your family and elders are here to guide and support you. Take care of them and treat them well. We must cherish those around us even on days we disagree with them.
Keep Forging Ahead
Obstacles are a badge of honour in our path. Rather than getting overwhelmed or defeated by them, move past by developing a resilient spirit and you will always reach great heights.
Always Believe In Yourself
It is important to believe in yourself, you are unique and full of unlimited potential. Never give in to anything that comes in your way of confidence.
Ganesha was always a friend to everyone, especially those who believe in doing good for others. So go ahead and make this Ganesh Chaturthi even more special by doing a good deed.
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