Grand celebration in Jaipur on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi

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As Ganesh Chaturthi is approaching, sounds of celebrations and festivities is clearly reaching our ears. Enthused in the celebrations of birth of Lord Ganesha, people all around are conducting events and praying day and night. Similar set of events are being conducted at Moti Doongri Temple. The events started on August 30th ending on September 6th.

It began with the Panchamrit Abhishek of Ganesh Ji followed by various events such as Modak Jhanki, Dhrupad Gaayan. Today there will be Kathak performances by Kathak Kala Kendra. The following days- Mehendi Jhaanki, Janmotsav – all these series of events will take place ending with Jhaankiyan till Garh Ganesh.

Here are a few pictures from the event from last night:

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Also known as the god of beginnings, an aarti being done before him prior to the event.

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The performer tying ghungroos before her Kathak performance.

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Monochromatic dancers performing to the rhythm of dholak and sitar.

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Synchronising the steps and dedicating their performance to the Lord.

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The musicians and singers dedicating their music to the almighty.

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