Time to Treat Your Homes with Divinity this Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesh Chaturthi is probably one of the most beautiful festivals of India as it marks the Birth of our most beloved God GANESHA. It is celebrated across the country most notably in the land of Indian cinema – Mumbai. It is well known for its enormous celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi every year by millions of devotees. Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10-day festival to celebrate the birth of Hindu god – Lord Ganesha. The Ganesh Chaturthi is followed by cascade of Hindu festivities such as Navratri and Diwali. Therefore, Ganesh Chaturthi brings enormous zeal and joy along with it and embarks upon the begning of festivities throught the country. On Ganesh Chaturthi devotes pray for new beginnings and a life without obstacles.
Historians say that the recorded pioneer of Ganesh Chaturthi is Indian nationalist Bal Gangadhar Tilak, who started Ganesh Chaturthi as a gala event in 1863. During that time social gathering in India was prohibited by the colonial rule of East India Company. Tilak wanted that on Ganesh Chaturthi Indian community from different social and economic backgrounds would come closer to each other. Tilak’s vision was to form a platform where Indians would meet and participate in Indian independence movement. This year let’s celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with simplicity and bring our family members and friends closer. Let’s capture the sunshine into our lives and decorate our home in yellow and orange hue.Try something new and decorate the home with rustic and contemporary blends. Decorate your porch or balcao with vintage lanterns, a wooden round table set and a hammock. Bring the sunshine into your living room with yellow and orange base diwan sets and bedspreads and spread the glitters of sunshine with sequin cushion covers. To highlight the rustic vibe in your living room, you could add vintage chest of drawer and put up the vintage family photos on it. Cherish your fond memories and place few mantle glass hurricane candle stands on the chest of drawer. Turn your bedroom into a rustic room of relaxation.Create an amber ambience in the bedroom with wooden slanted false ceiling, vintage bed with bed posts and chiffon white drapes. Irradiate the room with vintage Portuguese style ceiling lamps. Make your bed with white silk bedsheets and throw a quilt with mandala elephant print. Add a “statement” style to your bed with amber colored patchwork pillows and side pillows.
The essence of Ganesh Chaturthi is to mark new beginnings. Let’s not bother much about the things that have gone in the past and look forward to the future with fresh mind and an open heart. Let’s make space for love in our life and reflect this crisp freshness to decorate our home and enjoy the magic that is about to unfold. Ganpati Bappa Morya !!