Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations @ Collectorate Kamareddy
- Celebrated on/during: August
The Ganesh Chaturthi festival has been celebrated in Collectorate Complex of Kamareddy District along with Distirct Officers and Staff with religious fevour in Kamareddy District and across Telangana with devotees thronging to temples and pandals to seek blessings of the deity.
The Collector also extended his greetings to the people on the occasion.The pandals, decorated with flowers, were erected in almost every nook and corner of the city.A major feature of the Ganesh festival this year is the promotion of clay Ganesh idols for worship.
This festival is celebrated for Lord Ganesha who is the god of beginnings and also a remover of hurdles. It is celebrated to honor the birth of Lord Ganesha who is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The Vinayaka Chaviti festivities were being celebrated with pomp and gaiety in various districts of Telangana with installation of idols of Lord Ganesha of different sizes.
People visited Ganesh temples across all Mandals of Kamareddy and offered their prayers and performed special prayers.
One of the much-awaited Hindu annual festivals is Ganesh Chaturthi, an observance honoring Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity.The eldest child of Lord Shiva and Goddess Durga, Ganesha is also named as Ganapati or Vinayak. He is revered as the deva of intellect, the messiah of people from distress, and a patron of art. He is the one with the tusk, Ekdanta, and the face of an elephant, Gajanana.
According to the Hindu Purnimata calendar, the celebration takes place on the Chaturthi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada, meaning, the fourth day of the fortnight between the new moon and the full moon of the lunisolar calendar’s sixth month Bhadon. Animated rituals, prayer offerings, extravagant embellishments, and sweets, with various public performances span over nearly 10 days. At the end of this period, the visharjan or idol immersion takes place.
- Festive Attires :
The auspicious festival of Ganesh Chaturthi brings with it yummy delicacies, traditional music and colourful Indian outfits. Opting for a traditional attire for this occasion will elevate your look this festive season. Women can experiment with new styles and designs, be it sarees with an embroidered border or those simply with an embroidered pallu. Like any other festival, Ganeshotsav also means new clothing and traditional fashion. Women love dressing up each day of this festival.