Celebrating the birthday of Lord Ganesh can be the most affectionate and adorning one in the whole year. Adorned by lots of devotees in the form of sons, daughters, and buddies of Lord Ganesh, Ganesh Chaturthi ignites the exhilarating devotional spirit in each person. Being a religious festival, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated all over the nation. This year, the Hindu festival falls on the 10th of September which is almost here. The elephant-headed Hindu God is celebrated for almost ten days and it is more vibrant in the Northern part of India than the Southern part. Worshipping the huge idols of Lord Ganesh to immersing the idols into the sea or dissolving it at the end of the festival day makes the celebration complete. Known to be the God of wisdom and prosperity, Lord Ganesh is worshipped at the beginning of any auspicious day or festival, or function. Since dissolving idols is part of the celebration, here are the eco-friendly ways to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi. Continue reading to know more about the eco-friendly ways to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi.
As people are returning to the eco-friendly way of living, why not they could go for an eco-friendly way of celebrating this 2021 Vinayagar Chaturthi. Why not prepare chocolate idols? Well, it can be easy to distribute at the end of the festival day.
RAW RICE FLOUR IDOLS:
Kozhukattai, the special dessert is made on this auspicious day and placed as offerings to Lord Ganesh. Generally, kozhukattai is prepared using raw rice flour as the main ingredient which can be used for making a Ganesh idol too. Traditionally, people start preparing Kozhukattai by making a natural raw rice flour idol. However, this is one of the eco-friendly ways to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi. This can be easily dissolved at the end of the festival.
Being a traditional and staple spice in the kitchen, turmeric can be the simplest and environmentally friendly way of preparing an idol for this Chaturthi. Talk to your devotional friend, Lord Ganesh in the form of cute and vibrant turmeric idols.
When you make use of the chocolate, why not trying fruit idols? Go more creative, healthy, and eco-friendly with the fruits. Make use of the apples, oranges, guava, and others. And at the end, you can allocate the pieces of fruits for the poor and the needy. Not to mention, you can also make use of the veggies from your kitchen.