With the just two days to go for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival starting from 29th August, preparations across the country, are in full swing to celebrate the festival with full fervor and gusto. And when it comes to celebrating any festivity with great pomp and show, Ranthambore is also not behind. The zeal and enthusiasm around the grand carnival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Ranthambore is mind-boggling.
Ranthambore witnesses three-day long celebration of the festival at the Ganesh temple, located at majestic Ranthambore Fort, which is around 14 km from Sawai Madhopur town. Ranthambore Fort is a well known tourist attraction in Sawai Madhopur. During the festival, a countless number of devotees visit the temple for prayers and pay their respect to Lord Ganesha. On the Ganesh Chaturthi day, a ceremony is held to invoke holy presence into Ganesh idol. During this ceremony, a number of mantras are recited. In a special worship, devotees offer sweets, rice, flowers, coconut and money to the Lord Ganesh, and take part in the singing of devotional songs “Bhajans”, dancing and praising Lord Ganesha.
The main attraction of the festival is Ranthambore Ganesha fair; also known as lakhi Mela in Ranthambore. It is the largest and popular fair in Sawai Madhopur. There are many small shops set up at the fair, which are of great attraction for locals as well as tourists. In these shops you can find general merchandise, local toys, small trinkets, hand-made mattresses, sculptures, local wildlife & Ganesha paintings and colorful clothes.
During the Ganesh Chaturthi, Ranthambore becomes a unique pilgrimage site. Not only from Rajasthan but also from every corner of the country, devotees come to enthusiastically participate in the magnificent celebration of the festival at the Ranthambore Ganesh temple and seek blessings from Lord Ganesha during the festival.
Ranthambhore Kothi invites you and your family to the majestic celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi at the sacred temple of Ganesha in Ranthambhore. Plan your trip now and book your stay with us at Ranthambhore Kothi, a gem of hotels in Ranthambore for nature & tranquility lovers.
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