More than a week of merry-making, reverence and rituals pertaining to the Ganapati Mahotsav, finally comes to an end with the immersion of the deity on the auspicious day of Ananta Chaturdasi. Ananta Chaturdasi falls on an exact 12 days after the commencement of Ganesh Chaturthi. To carry out rituals pertaining to the ceremony you, you can always try your hand at buy a Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Kit for all the necessary items requires.
Though the bearer of a melancholic aura, the Ganesh Visarjan is definitely an occasion that should not be missed. Thousands of devotees all across the nation come out on the streets to bid adieu to the Lord with the hope of seeking his blessings in the years to come.
Ganesh Visarajan at Pune and Agra are celebrations of grandeur
Speaking of the rituals and the exact time that is considered to be auspicious for the Ganesh Visarjan, every family has their own faith and beliefs attached to it. Some families perform the immersion rituals right after a week from the beginning of the Ganesh Chaturthi, while there are others who carry it out after 10 days or most preferably on the day of Ananta Chaturdasi. In places like Agra, Ganesh Visarjan is celebrated on the ninth day of the Ganesh Mahotsav. There is no denying the fact that visit to places like Agra and Pune can actually prove to be a feast to one’s eye. The surrounding atmosphere has a complete divine touch to it and the air echoes with the ‘Ganesh jaikaras’ chanted by hundreds of devotees.
The tenth day of the Ganesh visarjan in Agra is celebrated with utmost enthusiasm. Worshippers and devotees take utmost care of the fact that the complete shringar of the Lord is taken care of. Owing to the massive technological advancement, you can now sit back at your home and take out time in between your busy schedule to buy your required puja ornament for the Lord. The entire city dances to the beats of the latest Ganapati songs that are made available on their way to the immersion ground.
Bid adieu to Lord Ganesh the eco-friendly way
The madness of festivities often result in people ignoring the eco-friendly aspects of the same. With Ganesh Visarjan being one of the largest celebrated ritual. It is essential for the masses to indulge in the celebrations without causing much harm to their surroundings. The prime factor to be taken into consideration is that, make sure you immerse only the soluble parts of the idol in the water. Avoid introducing plastic materials or any form of toxic materials within the water that might in term contaminate it. If not, you might end up causing a great deal of damage to the environment around you.
Now that it is time to say a goodbye, out on a smile on your face with the hope to celebrate it in the years to come.