A Delightful Celebration of the Lord

The bustling noises on the streets, the decorations at the doorsteps, and the mouth-watering delicacies witness the advent of Ganesha, the Lord of wisdom, fortune and prosperity. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated indicating an honour to the birth of the Elephant-headed Lord.

Maharashtra stands out from the map for its unique way of celebrating the festival than any other places in the country. The first celebration of the festival dates back to the time when it was initiated by the Maratha ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and later re-established by a social reformer Bal Gangadhar Tilak, since then Maharashtrians hold a special place in their hearts for Ganesh Chaturthi. Millions of devotees run a public procession of the idol with thumping music and graceful dance. The celebration prolongs for 11 days in Maharashtra with each day adding surprises and excitement to the festival.

Modak is considered to be Lord Ganesha’s favourite delicacy. It is a dumpling made of rice flour with dry-grated coconut, cashew, and other ingredients stuffed in it. With the elegance flaunting at this religious carnival, people of all beliefs unite under the same roof to breathe the essence of festivity and gratification.

Modak

The Orchid Hotel Pune is unique with its way of inviting the Lord to the home. While the world is busy wearing modern idols, the hotel stands with an idea of introducing an eco-friendly Ganesha into the world. We believe that the Lord comes with no filters and we like to keep it real to save the environment. An enlightening step taken now would save millions of years ahead. Book your stay at the 5-star hotel in Pune to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi on the land that holds its origin.

Lord Ganesh