How to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in 2022

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi (Vināyaka Caturthī), or Vinayaka Chaviti (Vināyaka Cavitī) is a Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of Lord Ganesh to earth from Kailash Parvat, his abode, with his mother Goddess Parvatii. The occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi is initiated with the installation of Lord Ganesh's clay murtis privately in homes and publicly in magnificent pandals (or temporary stages). Different acts of celebration include chanting of Vedic hymns and Prayers and followed by offerings of flower and puja materials. Offerings and prasāda from the daily prayers, that are distributed from the pandal to the worshippers, include sweets such as modaka as it is believed to be a favourite of Lord Ganesha. On the last day of the festival, the tradition of Ganesh Visarjan/Nimajjanam takes place. The concluding day of the 10-day festival is also popularly known as Anant Chaturdashi. Thereafter the clay idol dissolves and Ganesha is believed to return to Mount Kailash to his parents, Parvati and Shiva.

This festival is a celebration of the return of the most friendly God, our very own Lord Ganesha. This is something when the whole family comes together and celebrates unanimously, for ten whole days. This needs special attention and people get or exclusively take holidays for the proper progress of the festival. This is where Anveshana plays a significant magical role. From ranges of matching family clothing, Anveshana tries to customise fashion as per the demands of the family members. This aspect brings more ‘FAMILY’ time to the family to dress together in the finest fashion and customization based on the themes of Ganesh Chaturthi. In today’s world, when everyone is occupied in their regular work- these festivities act as a bond to connect them. Meanwhile, dressing together enhances that aspect. For instance, Siblings getting ready together in the matching Ganesha emblem embossed on their outfit. With ranges of motifs, Ganesha tends to look to be near you.

While you are preparing spectrum of sweets, from Modak or Kudumu or Kadubu, laddu, vundrallu (steamed, coarsely ground rice-flour balls), panakam (a jaggery-, black pepper- and cardamom-flavoured drink), vadapappu (soaked moong lentils), panchakajjaya and chalividi to full pure ghee meal, everything is so pious and celebratory. Get your family together with the intimacy of festivities and the preparation, with a twitch of customised clothing.

Let Ganesha on you kurta do all the magic to bring family together and reminisce memories while creating new ones, with the blessings from the elders and love from the kids.

However miles away you abode, return once in a while just like Ganesha does; keep the tradition alive and memories intact with the togetherness of family upbringings. Begin with storytelling of Ganesha’s witty and obeying life to the small kids. They not only gain information and inspirations but also connect to their roots with great history. Keep the spirit alive in a personalised Ganesha Clothing with creative motifs and much more.