Mumbai, September 11: Mumbai is getting ready for Ganesh Utsav 2018, which will begin tomorrow, on September 13, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The streets of Mumbai are buzzing with colourful pandals all over and idol makers are ready with their collection of Ganpati idols. Mumbaikars are also getting ready to welcome Ganpati Bappa at their homes on the occasion of Ganeshotsav. While most Mumbaikars book panditji or pujari in advance for Ganpati sthapana at their homes, some, who may be new to the city or otherwise, are unaware and are left with no options on the last day as most pandits are booked for the day. Ganesh Aarti 2018: From Jai Ganesh Jai Ganesh to Ganesh Atharvashirsha Mantra, Best Devotional Songs to Celebrate Ganeshotsav
LatestLY helps you if you are one of those who have not booked a pandit yet and are finding it difficult to do so at the eleventh hour. You can book a pandit online for Ganpati sthaapna at you home. There are several websites on which pandits can be booked online, with just the click of a button. To find a pandit, you can go to websites like - allpanditji.com, wheresmypandit.com, and panditunmumbai.com. Several packages are available on these websites. You can select the package of your choice. Ganpati 2018 Date: Significance, History, Importance, Rituals & Why is the Festival of Lord Ganesha Celebrated for 10 Days
You can also go to justdial.com to book a pandit for Ganpati Sthaapna at your home. After you put your location on Just dial website or app, it will display the names and numbers of pandits near your area. You can call any of the numbers and book the pandit for your Ganesh puja.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated every year to mark the birth of Lord Ganesha (Elephant God). This day marks the beginning of the 11-day Ganesh Utsav, during which devotees bring idols of Ganesha home and hold prayers. The devotees then bid farewell to Ganpati after 1.5 days, 5 days or 11 days with the Visarjan ceremony amid chants of Ganpati Bappa Moreya, Pudhchya Varshi Lokarya!