Khairtabad Ganesh

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Khairatabad Ganesha Idol 2019 Photo
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Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Idol in 2019
Location(s)Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Telangana
Websitehttps://www.1hindi.com/

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 Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Mela 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. Starting in 2018. the Ganesh Utsava Committee agreed to switch from plaster of Paris to an eco-friendly clay idol.[5][6]

The avatar of 2019 Khairtabad Ganesha is Sri Dwadashaditya Maha Ganapathi. Idol sculptor is Rajendran. Utsava committee chairman - Sudarshan. The face of the idol looked like the Sun, with 12 heads, 24 hands, adorned with 12 serpents and riding a chariot with seven horses. On the right side idols of Sri Maha Vishnu and Ekadasha Devi were arranged in a separate small mantap. On the left side, idols of Goddess Durga along with idols of Vishnu, Eshwara and Brahma are installed.[7]

Year Avatar Height in feet Reference
2014 SAKUTUMBA SAPARIVARA SAMETHA - Shiva Parivaram 60 [8]
2015 Thrishaktimaya Moksha Ganapathi 59 [9]
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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2019 Sri Maha Ganapathi kurnool 65 ,[11][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 September 2013. Retrieved 18 September 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "60,500 Ganesh idols to bless Hyderabad this year".
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 September 2013. Retrieved 18 September 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Ganesh festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh".
  5. ^ "Hyderabad's tallest Ganesha to be a centre of attraction as always".
  6. ^ "Khairatabad Ganesha idol caught in clay, PoP mess".
  7. ^ a b India, The Hans (26 June 2019). "Khairatabad Ganesha to appear as Ganapathi". www.thehansindia.com.
  8. ^ "Importance of Khairatabad Ganesh Laddu". youtube.
  9. ^ "khairatabad Ganesh 2015 Makes Telangana State Next Level". TSO. Hyderabad, India. 4 July 2015.
  10. ^ pradesh/2018-09-13/Ganesh-fest-Tight-security-in-Kurnool-/411702/amp "Ganesh fest: Tight security in Khairatabad" Check |url= value (help). 13 September 2018.
  11. ^ "kurnool Ganesh Statue 2019 | Maha Ganapathi | Jordar News | hmtv - Andhra/Telangana News తెలుగు వార్తలు - Video". www.aplatestnews.com. 2019.