In Maharashtra there are eight famous Ganesh Temples, which are places of pilgrimage and are visited by countless number of people every year with the faith that these visits wipe away all the sins and lead man to the ultimate truth, the Moksha.
Lord Ganesh’s images and pictures not only are seen presiding over the lintels of the doorways of many Hindu homes as heAartiness of good luck out in hospitals private Nursing homes and clinics.
Modak is a ritual sweet dish, specially prepared on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, the biggest festival considered in major part of Maharashtra & Mostly in Mumbai & Pune, which lasts for 10 days. For all these ten days, every day a special sweet dish is prepared in offering to the god and then distributed as ‘Prasad’ to the members of the family and friends. Ganesh Chaturthi is the first day on which Modaks are prepared. All the same, they can be prepared any day as sweet dish for the family.
Celebration of Ganesh festival in Maharashtra, Mumbai & Pune