Ganesha Chaturthi, in most places in India is a day to invoke and worship Ganesha, the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. On this day, people worship Ganesha idols, perform the aarti pooja and offer the prasad of fruits and sweets, especially modak, which is considered to be the favourite of Lord Ganesha. In several places, clay idols of Ganesha, varying from big to small, are made well in advance and thousands of devotees take them home to worship and also placed on streets.
It is believed that the worship of lord Ganesh duly will help in resolving all the problems. Lord Ganesh’s Idol, Water pot, ‘Panchamrit’, red cloth, ‘roli’, ‘Akshat’, ‘Kalava janeoo’, cardamom, coconut, ‘Chandi ka vark’, ‘supari’, ‘laung’, panchmeva’, ‘ghee kapur’, ‘chaukee’ and ‘gangajal’ are collected for completing the worship.
As much as the people love welcoming Lord Ganesh to their house every year, it also makes them sad when he leaves. But both his welcome and his farewell are celebrated with the same amount of devotion in the heart. Lord Ganesh is very commonly referred as ‘Vighnaharta’ which means the one who removes all obstacles.
The decoration is the key part of this long celebration. Devotees exhibit their unique style of decorating the idol, setup and backdrops, often competitively.
Use of natural ingredients like mud, flowers in making idols will be nature friendly and has more divine impact on the devotees too.
Here are some beautiful eco-friendly floral decoration ideas that inspire you for your setup and worship on the auspicious occasion.
Elegant combination of yellow, green and reds resembles nature’s components adding colour to the festival.
Picturesque lord Ganesh idol made of lavenders, baby link l, purple, is shining brightly showering blessings.
This traditional floral Ganesha will definitely inspire you .
The cute little Ganesh idol, with elegant colour combinations is loved by kids too.