New Delhi: Ganesh Chaturthi – the birthday of Lord Ganesha is rang the bell to commensurate all the festivals in Hindu Dharma. It is the time of the year when hymns of 'Ganpati Bappa Morya' echoed in the whole ambiance and devotees turn hosts to welcome the Lord of wisdom at their homes. On this occasion the pooja of lord Ganesha is offered for a perfect balance among mind, body, and soul. In order to give pleasure to the Gajanand you can also perform the special ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ prayers at home for getting his balance.
The Chaturthi puja starts by bringing the clay ‘Ganpati’ idol and installed at home. following things are essential to perform the pooja for lord Ganesha:
Aggarbatti & Dhoop (joss sticks),
Aarti Thali (plate with lamps),
Supari (areca/betel nuts),
Paan leaf (betel leaf),
A separate cloth for covering the Ganesh clay idol,
In addition Haldi( Trmric powder),Kumkum, Chawal( Rice), Red flowers, druva grass blades, modak (a sweet filled with jiggery and coconut powder), coconut, red chandan (sandalwood paste) also needed.
With chanting the golden mantra of ‘Om Gan Ganpatiye Namah’ you can start the pooja with your family members.