When Parvati learned of this she was so angry she decided to destroy the whole world.
Brahma, the creator of the world, begged her to reconsider.
When the Murti is installed, it and its shrine are decorated with flowers and other materials.
On the day of the festival, The ceremonial installation of the clay murti idol is done along with chans of holy mantras and pooja including bhajans during a certain auspicious period of the day.
If the utsav thiti begins at night on previous day and gets over by morning on next day then the next day is observed as vinayaka chaturthi.
In the essay ceremony, a priest performs a Prana Pratishtha to invite Mumbai like a guest.
Ganesha Chaturthi is one of the main Hindu festivals.
It celebrates the birth of Ganesh, the famous elephant-headed god, son of Lord Shiva and the goddess Parvati.
Shiva also declared that anyone who invoked the name of Ganesh before starting a new undertaking would be successful in it.
Festival Highlights Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated in different ways in different parts of India but traditionally people place Ganesh statues in their homes during the festival and in some towns temporary temples called pandalsare erected.