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GANESH CHATURTHI

This challenge closed almost 3 years ago.

The Challenge

This challenge is dedicated to celebrate Lord Ganesha’s Birthday, called Ganesh Chaturthi.
♦ The work submitted can represent: Ganesha, his parents (Shiva & Parvarti), traditions of Vedic Culture, rituals, temples; other deities, lotus, flowers, sweets (what he really enjoys), etc

♦ symbolic images as elephants, mice

♦ Accepte Media- Any

Judging / Voting Criteria

Please vote for multiple works

Rewards & Prizes

Bannersa on TOP TEN Challenge win
♦ Thanks a bunch for participating

Additional Information

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular of Hindu festivals. This is the birthday of Lord Ganesha, which this year fells on September 1st. It is observed throughout India, as well as by devoted Hindus in all parts of the world.
Lord Ganesha is the elephant-headed God. He is worshipped first in any prayers. His Names are repeated first before any auspicious work is begun, before any kind of worship is begun.

He is the Lord of power and wisdom. He is the eldest son of Lord Shiva and the elder brother of Skanda or Kartikeya. He is the energy of Lord Shiva and so He is called the son of Shankar and Umadevi. By worshipping Lord Ganesha mothers hope to earn for their sons the sterling virtues of Ganesha.

Mushikavaahana modaka hastha,
Chaamara karna vilambitha sutra,
Vaamana rupa maheshwara putra,
Vighna vinaayaka paada namasthe

MEANING: *"O Lord Vinayaka! the remover of all obstacles, the son of Lord Shiva, with a form which is very short, with mouse as Thy vehicle, with sweet pudding in hand, with wide ears and long hanging trunk, I prostrate at Thy lotus-like Feet!"

GANESH CHATURTHI ARTICLE

Cover Image: Ganesh by murali

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The Top Ten

Ganesha by Matthew Sims

Ganesha by Matthew Sims was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 10 votes.

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