Ganesh Chaturthi

Location:

Sawai Madhopur

Main Attraction:

Birthday celebration of Lord Ganesha

Dates 2014:

29 August

 

Ganesh Chaturthi holds a special place in Sawai Madhopur. The Ganesha temple in the fort of Ranthambore, is one of the most eminent Ganesha temples of Rajasthan. It is considered auspicious to send the first invitation to a marriage Lord Ganesha. Hundreds of invitations from all over the country pour in, and some of them even have the money to pay for his ticket! Ganesh Chaturthi finds thousands of devotees visiting the temple. There are songs and \'bhajans\' praising Lord Ganesha. The area has its own share of markets where you can find general merchandise and small trinklets to shop for.

 
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