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Ganesh Visarjan: Stunning photos of bidding adieu to Ganpati Bappa

After the 10 day long, Ganesh Chaturti, the beloved god on the 11th day, Ganesh Visarjan the lord is finally immersed into the water. Disciples on this day, pray for Lord Ganesh’s descend to his heavenly abode, Mount Kailash. The submerging of Lord Ganesha signifies the departure of his physical form.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 23 September 2018, 04:24:35 PM
Ganesh Visarjan

Ganesh Visarjan

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After the 10 day long, Ganesh Chaturti, the beloved god on the 11th day, Ganesh Visarjan the lord is finally immersed into the water. Disciples on this day, pray for Lord Ganesh’s descend to his heavenly abode, Mount Kailash. The submerging of Lord Ganesha signifies the departure of his physical form.
Lord Ganesh for luck, victory and success.

Lord Ganesh for luck, victory and success.

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Known as a carrier of good luck and fate, disciples when submerging the water pray for his return the next year. So that the next year, Lord Ganesh brings them luck, victory and success.
The 11th day of Ganesh Chaturthi

The 11th day of Ganesh Chaturthi

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The 11th day of Ganesh Chaturthi, is also believed to take all the bad luck of his disciples with himself.
Uttaranga pooja

Uttaranga pooja

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The Ganesh visarjan begins with Uttaranga pooja which involves oil lamps, fragrance, food, incense and flowers.
Disciples chant aartis and the mantras

Disciples chant aartis and the mantras

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The disciples also perform the religious procedure by chanting of the aartis and the mantras. Delicacies such as modak among other sweets are distributed among his disciples.
Disciples also place curd on Ganesha’s palm

Disciples also place curd on Ganesha’s palm

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The disciples also place curd on Ganesha’s palm to indicate that the lord visits them again next year. Apart from curd, coconut is put on a red cloth and jaggery along with five different grains that are then around his hands.
Ganpati Bappa Moriya

Ganpati Bappa Moriya

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After the procedure, the idol is then finally submerged with chants of ‘Ganpati Bappa Moriya’. The disciples then offer a final prayer both for the lord’s journey and for his return.