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The Ganesh Chaturthi 11-day festival Festival begins - Tiruvannamalai

The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
01/06
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Devotees pray to a decorated Ganesh statue inside Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram during the festival, celebrating birthday of elephant-headed Hindu god.
The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
02/06
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Devotees take 'aarati' (sacred flame) after 'puja' (ritual worship) at the Ganesh shrine inside Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram during Ganesh Chaturthi festival, celebrating the birthday of elephant-headed Hindu god.
The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
03/06
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Devotees take 'aarati' (sacred flame) after 'puja' (ritual worship) at the Ganesh shrine inside Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram during Ganesh Chaturthi festival, celebrating the birthday of elephant-headed Hindu god.
The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
04/06
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A devotee prostrates before the statue of Lord Ganesh inside Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram.
The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
05/06
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Closeup of Ganesh statue, decorated for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival.
The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
06/06
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A Hindu devotee reads from Telugu language hymn book during worship.
  • The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
  • The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
  • The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
  • The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
  • The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
  • The Ganesh Chaturthi 11day festival Festival begins  Tiruvannamalai
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The annual 11-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, celebrating the birthday of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh, also called Ganapati or Vinayaka, starts and is observed with joy all over India. 1st September 2011

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