Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated by Hindus all over the world and it reminds the birth of Lord Ganesha. Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav was first celebrated by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaja, the great Maratha ruler and since then it is being continued. Slowly and steadily this custom started fading out, soon freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak brought back the old tradition in the form of a 10-day festival. It is said that Ganesha was born on the fourth day of Magh and especially during that time there is an interconnection between Ganesh and Chaturthi. Ganesh Festival is celebrated all over the globe and the first day is also termed as Vinayak Chaturthi. It is the day Lord Ganesha was born. It is mostly observed during the month of Bhadra i.e. mid-August or mid-September and lasts for 10 days ending on the day of Ananta Chaturdashi. (Read: Ganesh Chaturthi 2015 in Hindi: Best Ganesh Chaturthi SMS, Shayari, WhatsApp Messages to wish Happy Ganesh Chaturthi greetings!)Also Read - Sumit Sethi's New Song Jai Dev 2.0 Along With Nooran Sisters is One Song That Will Blow Your Mind

A clay model of Lord Ganesha is made before arrival of the festival and the idols are easily available in sizes from 3/4th of an inch to 25 feet tall. Lord Ganesha is always placed on high platforms and mantlepieces and nicely decorated for paying homage. On this day, devotees chant mantras and songs related to Ganesha and this ritual is termed to be ‘pranapratishhtha’. There are several ways of paying tribute and prasad or naivaidya in the form of coconut, jaggery and modak are offered to Lord Ganesha. Also Read - Artist Gains Praises Online for Creating Miniature Ganesha Idols on Shells, Pearls, Needles

On these 10 days, Lord Ganesha is worshipped and on the 11th day his procession is accompanied with dancing and then finally the idol is immersed in flowing water. Hope this year, Ganapati Bappa will bestow his wisdom, health and prosperity on every one of us. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2015 to everyone out there! ||Ganpati Bappa Morya  Also Read - Punjab Lockdown: State Extends Covid Restrictions Till Sept 30, Limits Public Gathering to 300 | Guidelines Here

Whatsapp reads: Modak for energy and taste Boondi Laddoo to drown your sorrows and Peda to relish worldly offerings Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: May Lord Ganesha gives you: A rainbow for every storm; A smile for every tear; A promise for every care; And an answer to every prayer! Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: Bakthi Ganapati Sakthi Ganapati Siddhi Ganapati Lakshmi Ganapati Maha Ganapati May this Ganesh Chaturthi brings you Bakthi, Shakthi, Siddhi, Laskhmi and Maha Samriddhi!

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Whatsapp reads: May Lord Ganesha Remove the Obstacles of your life; Provide you with auspicious Beginnings; Inspire you with creativity; And bless you with intellect and wisdom! Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: May Lord Ganesha bless you with worldly bounties and keep you and your family protected from obstacles at all times! Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: Hoping that this ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ will be the start of a year that brings the happiness that lord Ganesh fills your home with prosperity & fortune. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: May Lord Ganesha shower abundant good luck on you and may He always bestow you with His blessings! Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: Meaning of Lord GANESHA

G- Get Always

N- New

E- Energy

S- Spirit &

H- Happiness

At all times! Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: Lord Ganesha is our mentor and protector. May He enrich your life by always giving you great beginnings and removing obstacles from your life! Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads: May you find all the delights of life, may all your dreams come true. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

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Whatsapp reads: This, is a special time when family And friends get together, for fun. Wishing laughter and fun to cheer your days, In this festive season of GANESHA PUJA and always! “Happy Ganesh Puja”

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Whatsapp reads: Wishing you Lots of happiness and Lord Ganesha’s Blessings on the auspicious occasion of “Ganesh Chathruti”. Enjoy the festival Advance Ganesh Chathruti wishes

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Whatsapp reads: Wishing that Lord Ganesha… fills your home with… Prosperity & fortune… Best wishes on Ganesh Chatrurthi

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Whatsapp reads: I know that Ganesha is happy with me… For he has made my life so rich with a friend like you. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

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Whatsapp reads: Celebrate Ganesha Chaturthi the Festival of Lord Ganesha. Spread the message of honesty and love through this world on this day when Lord Ganesha ascended on this earth to kill evil.

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Whatsapp reads: I wish u Happy Ganesh Chaturthi and I pray to God for your prosperous life. May you find all the delights of life, May your all dreams come true. “Happy Ganesh Chaturthi”

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Whatsapp reads: Wishing you happiness as big as Ganesh’s appetite life is long as his trunk trouble as small as his mouse and moments as sweet as his laddus Sending you wishes on Ganesh Chaturthi!

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Whatsapp reads:  May Lord Ganapathi shower you with success in all your endeavors? Happy Ganesh Chaturthy.

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Whatsapp reads: At ganesh chatruthi hoping this Ganesh chatruthi will be the start of year that brings the happiness ganesh chaturthi. Jay Shri Ganesh!!

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Whatsapp reads: I wish u HAPPY GANESH PUJA and pray to God for your prosperous life May you find all the love of life may ur all dreams come true.

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