Fast Facts :
Location : All across orissa, India
Deity revered : Lord Ganapathi
Held for : ten days
Lord Ganapathi is the primary deity of the (Hindu) temples. The softhearted idol has an (elephantine) face with a rounded shaft and full-size ears, and giant paunchy torso of a (human being).
Lord Ganapathi is considered the Lord of victory and demolisher of obstacles and evils. Lord Ganapathi is revered as the Lord of wealth, education, wisdom and knowledge.
The eleven days fiesta commence with the setting up of delightfully carved Ganapathi deities in large tents also called as Mandaps where the arena is colorfully festooned,it also depicts the themes of current events or religious events and homes. The idols of Lord Ganapathi are revered with friends and families.
As we, all know that the deity of Lord Ganapathi is one of the pristine idols that are revered by the masses, as it is believed that Lord Ganapathi is the savior from all the obstacles and confer of success.
Lord Ganapathi elephant like head proposes steed and cool-brain and rat proposes determination; the 2 traits which are very important to accomplish victory.
In the adoration of all new Gods, including Lord Shiva His father, Ganapathi is summoned in the start. No Puja is complete without revering him in the start.
Approximately in every significant holy consignment of Orissa,Ganesha comes out as a (Parswa Devata) or the protector deity.
The Fiesta is fêted with great eagerness in all educational organizations and public places. Extremely gild images of idols are revered with great dedication. The trade society, especially the tradesmen conserve a picture of Ganesha.
The tradesmen revere to Him every day for their achievement. On the eve of this day, the tradesmen amend the picture with a fresh one and submerge the older one in the tank or river.
Numerous artistic events are prearranged and people take part in these events with intense concentration. After 10 thrilling days approaches the instance to send-off the much-loved God.