Ganesh Chaturthi in Mauritius is going upscale every year. There are thirty-three million gods in Hinduism. And the God who is worshipped first in every prayer is Lord Ganesha, the elephant head God, son of Shiva, for whom Maha Shivaratri festival is celebrated with much intensity and devotion across the country.
Ganesh Chaturthi festival is going upscale every coming year in Mauritius. Initially, it was observed only at houses, especially in Marathi families, then it went to temples, organizing big community prayers. Then came the beautiful statues imported from India, which made this festival more beautiful with traditional navvari sarees and traditional music and dance and the big on-feet processions to Flic-en-Flacq beach, which witness thousands of Ganesh idol immersion on this festival. Ganesh Chaturthi is one such festival that kept going upscale with the country’s development. It has become prevalent and celebrated with many rituals and shows since the previous decade.Continue reading “The Celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mauritius”