TAGS: 01-09-2011Aavani Vinayakar ChadurthiChariot FestivalCroydonLondonShree Sakthy Ghanapathy Temple Thornton Heath

Aavani Vinayakar Chadurthi Chariot Festival @ Shree Sakthy Ghanapathy Temple. Thornton Heath, Croydon,London 01-09-2011 from Anand Kumar (London Temples) on Vimeo.

Ganesha Chaturthi, the great Ganesha festival, also known as ‘Vinayak Chaturthi’ or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’ is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is observed during the Hindu month of Bhadra (mid-August to mid-September) and the grandest and most elaborate of them, especially in the western India state of Maharashtra, lasts for 10 days, ending on the day of ‘Ananta Chaturdashi’.