Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ganesh Chaturthi Pandal Hopping: Day 9 || Meet Ganapati - Lord of the Ganas!

Aum Gan Ganpataye Namah

~ Atharva Rishi.


Ganesh Chaturthi Pandal Hopping in Mumbai: Day 9 || Meet Ganapati - Lord of the Ganas!

Let's travel to Mount Kailash today,
from where our Father,
Lord Shiva presides over the Universe.

Ganapati in Shiva's cave - Lord of the Ganas, Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Pandal, Mumbai
Enter Kailash!
Dwelling comfortably in the lap of our Father is His Son;
the leader of the friends of Shiva -
Nandi, Bhringi, Virabhadra and Chandesvara
the ruler of the Ganas.

Ganapati and Shiva - Lord of the Ganas, Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Pandal, Mumbai

He is Ganapati -
The King of the humble sevaks (attendents) of Father himself.

Ganapati - Lord of the Ganas, Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Pandal hopping, Mumbai

The entire universe revolves around His command;

Ganapati - Lord of the Ganas, Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Pandal, Mumbai

Around That Man who's tender heart
revolves around our sincere devotion and affection.

Beautiful Ganapati - Lord of the Ganas, Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Pandal, Mumbai

O My friend Ganesha ~
The ganas prostate and bow in your feet,
And so do I.

Ganapati - Lord of the Ganas, Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Pandal Hopping, Mumbai

Tame my fickle mind,
And help me dissolve ~

Lord of the Ganas, Ganapati in Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Pandal, Mumbai

In the brilliance of your beauty
that sparkles deep within my heart ~

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P.S.: This year, come along with me for meeting our very own neighbourhood friendly Ganesha on My Yatra Diary... peeping into one pandal each day.

You can also visit 2015's posts here --> Ganesh Pandal hopping from Mumbai.



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4 comments:

  1. Beautiful photos :) Ganapati Bappa Morya.

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  2. Very beautiful prayer and lord Ganesha too.

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  3. Superb capture and nice execution on the detail! Ganesha sat like a king :)

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  4. Wonderful captures, Arti. :-) Great post indeed...

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