18 Aug 2015, Amritapuri
Ganesh Chaturthi festival was celebrated in the Ashram with much devotion and enthusiasm. After the Ganapati Homa in the Kalari, a special puja was held to worship the Lord in the form of an Elephant, in this case the Ashram elephant Lakshmi.
An idol of Ganesh has been kept in front of the Kalari, and daily evening bhajans are sung by a group of enthusiastic devotees after the regular ashram bhajans. On the tenth day, it will be taken to the sea for Visarjan (immersion).