Tuesday, September 15, 2015


Ganesh Chthurthi is celebrated in Tamil month Avani on Sukla pasha chathurthi thithi. (17 - Sep -2015)

The clay idol of Lord Ganesha is placed in the decorated mandapam. Flower garland , specially erukamboo garland is used for decorating the idol. An umbrella is placed above the idol

Procedures for making handmade Ganesh idol:

Neivedhyam Recipes

Coconut Vella Kozhukattai
Ulundhu Kozhukatti (savory)
Ellu kozhukatti
Ammini kozhukattai
Moong dhal payasam
Sakkarai pongal
Kadala parupu sundal
Ulundhu Vadai
Fried Kozhukattai

Fruits (especially wood apple & black berries)

Punar pooja is done the next day with betel leaves , nuts and payasam (or milk) as offerings.
Then the idol is moved to the north side of the mandapam until visarjan.

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