Ganesh Chaturthi, a popular Hindu festival is celebrated all over India. Ganesh puja starts from Bhadrapad Shudh Chaturthi and ends on Ananta Chaturdashi. The puja process and rituals differs slightly according to the regions and traditions all over the India. According to the ancient scriptures, the Ganesh idol sculpted from mud is to be held in the left palm, sanctified there itself with the name Siddhivinayak and plunged into water immediately. The Ganesh devotees were not satisfied with such fleeting celebrations and so Ganesh Chaturthi puja process 1.5 days, 7 or 9 days in different parts of India.Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Process:
The Ganesh Chaturthi puja process is quite an elaborate one, observed all over India with a lot of fanfaronade..Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja Vidhi
The elephant Headed deity, Lord Ganesh is worshipped in the Bhadrapada month following a sixteen step procedure, known as Shodashopachara, according to the Hindu religion. The best time to perform Ganesh puja is Madhyahnakala that is during the afternoon, although this puja also can be done during the Pratahkala (morning) or Sayankala (evening).The worship of the lord is done sincerely following the Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja Vidhi.