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Ganesa 20 - Unity Through Ganesa Festival

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Thanks to Sri Bal Gangadhar Tilak - the great patriot,
Who pioneered the Ganesa festival in ‘Mandals';

To join together with love and unity,
Is the main motto of Ganesa Festival;

To rise above the barriers of States,
Without tirade against different cultures in India;

To overcome the prejudice against languages,

Without reproach, criticism or evaluation;
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Ganesa 20 - Unity Through Ganesa Festival
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: festival,god,unity,diversity
Ganesa is the darling God of millions of people in India. I have completed twenty poems on Ganesa, as a Series in Poem Hunter. To comprehend the legends and philosophy of Ganesa worship thoroughly, please read the poems of Ganesa from 1 to 20. All these poems are based on my book entitled "Jai Jai Sri Ganesa" published as a hard bound book with images, mantras, musical compositions, poems and essays in detail and printed in art paper in the year 2017. With this poem, I conclude my Series on Ganesa. It was a marvellous journey for me to write on one of my favourite Gods. Thanks to all my friends for reading these poems on Sri Ganesa - the elephant head God with several names like Ganapati, Gajanana, Gauriputra, Lambodhara, Vinayaka, Vignaraja, Mahaganapati………………so on! "Mandal" means gathering together in large numbers in a festival ground, stage or Pandals followed by procession with the deity.
Vrinda 13 September 2021

Importance of Ganesh chaturthi.

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MAHTAB BANGALEE 13 September 2021

Divine expression

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Preeti Maity 13 September 2021

It's amazing how ganesh chaturthi is one of the festivals that is widely celebrated by so many various cultures. The tradition of visiting different places during the festival has established strong grounds of unity in India.

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