Lord Ganesha is son of Lord Shiva and the most beloved and popular God. He is known for fulfilling the wishes of his devotees. It is one of the reasons why people (youngsters to old) worship him first before any start ups. Wearing Lord Ganesha pendant is a symbol of their faith and devotion. Wearing this kind of religious pendant make Hindu’s feel secure and connected to the supreme power by which they can enjoy peace of mind. These ornaments are basically metal tokens but represent a unique significance. These ornaments are not only popular among Hinduism different religious societies including Buddhism and Catholics. Ganesha Chaturthi is most popular Festival and celebrates with big devotion all over India (mostly in state Maharashtra) by Hindu Communities. People purchases Lord Ganesha’s Idols and celebrate the festival by worshiping him for a day and a half, 3 days, 5 days, 7 days or 11 days depending on the family tradition and commitment of each individual. On the last day of Ganesha Chaturthi, the Lord Ganesha idol is taken out with colours and spiritual songs to be immersed in traditional way at a beach or bank of river. Procedure of Puja • The first important thing is clean the house and take a proper bath • clean the Place where the idol of Lord Ganesha you want to put. • Offer your praying to him and recite Ganesha mantras • Perform the aarti and light the “Jyot”(Agrabati’s, Dhoopbati’s) • You can Offer 21 blades of Druva Grass and red flowers to Lord Ganesha • Apply a tilak using sandalwood paste to Ganpatiji • Break the coconut into two pieces and place it end-to-end with the idol • Ganesha is worshiped for 10 days, depending on the tradition of a family • On the 11th day, Ganesha is taken through the street to be immersed in the river or the sea • People shout and sing “Ganapathi Bappa Morya, Purchya Varshi Laukariya” during celebration. Ganesha Chaturthi in 2017 In 2017,. If you want to bring Ganpati idol one day before from the exact day, i.e. on the 24th August 2017, the “Subh” time lies between 6:25Am to 07:59Am and the “Labh” time is 12:41PM to 14:14PM. You can also be brought home (Avahana or Welcome) between 14:14 to 15:48. The Muhurut for evening time would be the Amrit time which is between 18:56 to 20:22. Please note these Timings are as per Panchang of Mumbai, India.