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Gaja puja on Ganesh Chaturthi

2 Sep 2019, Amritapuri On Ganesh Chaturthi day special Ganapati Homa was performed at Kalari and the worship of Ganesh in the form of elephant was performed in the main hall. These pujas marked the beginning of the week-long Ganesha Festival at Amritapuri. A huge Ganesha idol was installed at the Kalari and every day […]

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Ganesh Visarjan at Amritapuri Ashram

3 Sep 2017, Amritapuri Ashram After the Ganesha Chaturthi ceremony {news}, the beautiful, ornate clay idol of Ganesha was placed at the Kalari where special pujas were held every day. Every evening, devotees sang bhajans fervently to Lord Ganesha. After nine days, as per tradition, the Ganesha idol was taken to be immersed in the […]

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Ganesh Chaturthi at Amritapuri

25 Aug 2017 At 7 am today at the Kalari, an idol of Ganesha made out of mud was installed after special pujas. The idol at Kalari will be kept there for few days with special pujas and evening bhajans before its will be immersed in the ocean. After the installation, a Gaja puja was […]

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations at Amritapuri Ashram

5-15 Sep 2016, Amritapuri The Ganesh Chaturthi 10-day festival was celebrated in Amritapuri from 5th to 15th September. For 10 days, a beautiful idol of Lord Ganesh, the remover of all obstacles, was displayed at the Kalari and daily early morning Ganapathy pujas were performed. Each evening too, a special bhajans session took place in […]

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Ganesh Visarjan at Amritapuri

27 Aug 2015, Amritapuri After being kept in the puja for the past 10-days, the Ganesha statue was taken in a procession. From Kalari, around the Kali Temple towards the main hall Ganesha was carried with fervent bhajans and Panchavadyam, while Amma is giving darshan. Ashram elephant Lakshi also followed. Then it was carried to the […]

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Ganesh Chaturthi celebration at Amritapuri

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 […]

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Ganesh festival photos

Ganesh Chaturthi, Gaja Puja  and Ganesh Visarjan photos from the celebration at Amritapuri in the month of Aug 2009. Read related posts on Ganesh festival

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Ganesh Chaturthi

15 September 2007, Amritapuri Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations in Amritapuri Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated in Amritapuri with great devotion and enthusiasm. Lord Ganesha is the remover of all obstacles. In the morning, a procession of children headed to visit Lakshmi, the Ashram Elephant. Lakshmi was brought to the Main Temple. Hundreds of Ashramites and visitors sang bhajans while a […]

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Elephant worship on Ganesha Chaturthi

31 August 2003 — Amritapuri Sri Ganesha, in the form of Ram, the ashram elephant, was led into Amritapuri’s large hall at about 8 a.m. this morning. The waiting devotees received Him with expressions of joy, for today was His birthday, Ganesha Chaturthi. Standing within an area cordoned off by elaborate kolam designs (decorative patterns […]

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Ganeshotsav at Amritapuri

Ganeshotsav was celebrated in Amritapuri with great enthusiasm and devotion. The celebrations commenced on the morning of September 10, 2002 with Gaja Puja (worship of the elephant) in the new prayer hall. The ashram elephant Ram – adorned with sandle paste and the traditional golden head ornamentation – was worshipped as the form of Lord […]