Anant Chaturdashi 2021: Know the significance of immersing Lord Ganesha idols

New Delhi: On Anant Chaturdashi, it’s believed, Lord Ganesha heads again to his heavenly abode. This 12 months Anant Chaturdashi is on Sunday (September 19). 

After the 10-day lengthy festivity of Ganesh Utsav which started this 12 months on September 10, it’s now time for bidding Bappa adieu. With his departure, the 10-day lengthy Ganeshotsav pageant will culminate. Ananta Chaturdashi signifies the fourteenth day of the Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada.

As per custom, large life-size idols of Lord Ganesha are taken in the direction of the ocean for immersion and devotees collect in massive numbers to hitch the procession.

However, are you aware why Lord Ganesha’s idols are immersed in water? 

According to beliefs, the Visarjan symbolises life and loss of life and the way all beings that die ultimately turn into one with the earth. It additionally reiterates the truth that everybody who’s born on this planet has to say goodbye sometime. In brief, it symbolises the easy reality of mortality.

There can be a perception that water has cleaning properties bodily and spiritually. So, immersing oneself in water is washing away all obstacles and purifying oneself. The similar is the case for Lord Ganesha’s idol. 

Due to the lethal novel coronavirus second-wave outbreak and environmental hazards, most individuals these days go for bringing eco-friendly Ganesha and immersing the idol at residence. 

With religion of their hearts and tears of their eyes, devotees bid adieu to the Lord of Wisdom and urge him to go to subsequent 12 months.

Ganpati Bappa Morya, Pudhchya Varshi Lavkar Ya!

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