With the festival of the Hindu elephant-headed God nearing, everyone is busy making preparations to welcome Ganesha home. Mangalmurti (as he is popularly known for his obstacle removing abilities) Lord Ganesha is always worshipped first on any auspicious occasion. Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10-day festival in India that falls in the month of Bhaadrapada according to the Indian calendar.
The Ganesh Festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm across India, especially in Mumbai. Every nook and corner of the city has a Ganpati mandal, with installing clay statues of the deity on the first day and worshipping him every day.
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The Ganesh pandals carry out group aartis three times in a day till the day of Visarjan when the god is immersed in the lake or sea. There are numerous popular Ganesh aarti songs. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, here is one of the popular Ganesh aartis – Tujh Magato Mee Aata – sung by none other than Lata Mangeshkar.
The lyrics of the aarti are beautiful and the magical voice of the Bharat Ratna Award winner adds value to it. The music and background score of the song perfectly deliver a devotional touch apt for the occasion.
Lata Mangeshkar has sung for an album of Ganesh aartis, which was composed by her brother Hridaynath.
Watch the video of Tujh Magato Mee Aata in the voice of the Nightingale of India.