Mumbai Ganapati Coverage

Vakratunda Mahakaaya Kotisurya Samaprabha. Nirvighnam Kurumedeva Sarvakaryeshu Sarvada.

Dear friends, Radio Idli and its volunteers take the pleasure of sharing with you snippets of Ganapati celebrations in the GSB Mandals and households of Mumbai. Over the next five days, i will be adding links of video clips taken by us.

NOTE: over the next few days of the festival we will be updating this space with
more photos and videos. Do feel free to contribute your clicks too!!

Apart from the videos below, we also have a great collection of photographs on
Photo Idli (Click here for the photograph slide shows page). Continue scrolling down for the videos.

GSB Seva Mandal, Matunga, Mumbai

Videos by nagesh and Pravin “da” Kamath

1) The Arti

2)MooduGanapati Seva

3)The santharpana.. the feast that we await

The leaves being laid for the feast

The food being served

Devotees proceeding to wash their hands after the feast

GSB Wadala Ganapati – Dwarakanath Bhavan Hall
Our dearest Pravin “Da” Kamath, brings to us some amazing moments of the Wadala Ganapati. The videos show the dexterity of the volunteers in managing ranga pooja and playing the percussions to the Ganesh Arati.


Snippets of Home celebrations

1) Arati of Ancestral Ganpati of Abhijit Pai

Abhijit has just posted his current year celebrations video.. Do not miss these video clips of 114th celebration of Marurkar Pai’s celebrations

2)Please find in the link below, video snippets of the Ganesh celebrations at my home. The Ganapati at my home was in its 93rd year, and is a part of the Kulyadikar Pai tradition. About 150+ people from around the world saw the event live on webcam. The recordings with limited quality, are from the same.

Click here for the video snippets

Watch this space as we try and get you sights of more places, like the most Awaited GSB seva mandal.

Ganapati Bappa Moriya!


  1. For a Change I also contributed to RadioIdli …

    nice to see all the moments , I missed but then caught up with them here on RI and PI

  2. hey thanks a Million for the videos of King circle n Wadala.
    Though every yr we plan to come dwn to Mumbai for Chavathi, it never happens. n this yr was no different.
    Amma too is thankful, as she got to see the Aarti n visarjan, which she hasn’t been able to since a very long time.


  3. Shilpa,

    This was great pleasure to have darshan of ouy GSB Ganpathi Bappa.
    As i got transfer in Delhi i was not able attend the occasion but looking at tis poojas and Visrjan i think i have not missed it it was really great.

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