The wait is finally over! It is that time of the year when, amid the loud chanting of Lord Ganesha, we welcome Ganpati Bappa at our homes to celebrate the birth and homecoming of Lord Ganesha. From aam-aadmi to B-town celebs, everyone celebrates the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi with a lot of love, fun, and enthusiasm. The anticipation of his arrival is already evident in the air.
Jyoti Saxena, who is also one of the avid followers of Bappa, follows a very long tradition in her family and welcomes Bappa every year at her humble abode. In expressing her emotions and excitement, the actress says, “It’s my family tradition to bring Bappa home every year.” And I feel blessed when he is around and brings lots of love, happiness, and prosperity along with him. The peace, joy, and lightness on our people’s faces and the positive energy in the atmosphere are something that I enjoy the most about this festival. He is Vighnaharta, and I feel blessed and protected every time I pray to him.”
On being a complete Mumbaikar, the vibe that Ganesh Chaturthi has the actress says, “Each and every Mumbaikar wait for this festival as this is one of those festivals which brings all people together, and like every year we are going to celebrate it with so much energy and happiness, I can’t wait to see it.” The city is brimming with energy and festival spirit at this time of year. Mumbai is one city that makes it a point to let everyone participate and do all things together while demonstrating peace, love, and harmony. I make sure to go to as many pandals as I can in order to bestow Bappa with as many blessings as I can.” exclaims the actress.”
Wishing everyone Ganpati Bappa Morya! , May this festival bring lots of love, wealth, happiness, and good health to everyone.