Khairtabad Ganesh

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Khairatabad Ganesh
ఖైరతాబాద్ గణేష్
Khairatabad Ganesh Idol.jpg
Khairatabad Ganesh in 2018
Location(s) Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Telangana
Website http://www.ganapathideva.org

Khairatabad Ganesh is one of the tallest Lord Ganesh Idol installed during Ganesh Chaturthi at Khairatabad, Hyderabad, India.[1][2]

Devotees participate in the 11-day festival and thousands of people visit the place from other parts of the state, and also from other states of India. On the 11th day the idol is immersed in Hussain Sagar lake.[3]

In 2013, a 59 feet Ganesh idol was installed to mark the completion of 59 years and a 4200 kg laddu was kept in the palm, that was made in a village named Tapeswaram located in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.[4]

The Khairatabad Ganesh laddu in 2015 was a massive 6000 kg in weight. This laddu as usual was prepared at Tapeswaram, by vendor Mr. Malli Babu who has been in the business for the past few years.

Year Avatar Height in feet Reference
2013 Sri Gajaroha Chaturmukha Maha Ganapathi 59
2014 Sri Kailasha Vishwaroopa Maha Ganapathi 60
2015 Thrishaktimaya Moksha Ganapathi 59 [5]
2016 Sri Shakthi Peetha Shiva Nagendra Maha Ganapathi 58
2017 Sri Chandi Kumara Anantha Maha Ganapathi 57
2018 Sri Saptha Muka Ganesh 55

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "60,500 Ganesh idols to bless Hyderabad this year".
  3. ^ [2][dead link]
  4. ^ "Ganesh festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh".
  5. ^ "khairatabad Ganesh 2015 Makes Telangana State Next Level". TSO. Hyderabad, India. 4 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Ganesh fest: Tight security in Khairatabad". 13 September 2018.