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Ganesh Chaturthi

Stunning Photos Of Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion

August 29 marked the beginning of the 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi festival, a Hindu holiday that honors Lord Ganesh, the god of intellect and wisdom. ...

Ganesh Chaturthi 2014: Celebrating Lord Ganesha's Birthday (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.28.2014 | Religion

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Ganesh. It is a 10-day festival marking the birthday of Gane...

Strengthening Shakti Through Ganesha Principles

Anju Bhargava | Posted 11.11.2013 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

On this 9/11 national day of remembrance let us pray that obstacles to the path of peace and social justice dissolve in the light of knowledge. Let our service projects bring awareness of all the myriad issues we are dealing with.

Is This What the Gods Would Want?

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 11.09.2013 | Religion
Tarun Sakhrani

I'm trying to think back to the point when the definition or display of religion and religious beliefs in India changed -- when religion in India suddenly became a display of aggression and a matter of pomp and show.

Hindus Celebrate Lord Ganesh's Birthday For Ganesh Chaturthi 2013

Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival of Lord Ganesh. It is a 10-day festival marking the birthday of Ganesh, who ...

For Air Force Academy Cadets, Faith Traditions Spark Innovation

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 12.17.2012 | Religion
Ravi Chaudhary

At the Air Force Academy, the subject of religion has always been the proverbial elephant in the room. Yet, instead of ignoring the elephant, a group of cadets decided to welcome it by holding the first-ever Hindu Ganesh prayer at the USAF Academy.

Invoking Ganesh Principles And Pluralistic Dharmic Seva To Positively Impact American Politics

Anju Bhargava | Posted 11.19.2012 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

For Hindus, it is a day to take fresh spiritual resolve and pray for inner spiritual strength to attain success in all undertakings. This observance and prayer for the removal of obstacles is especially relevant as the country faces a polarized political environment.

Celebrating The Birthday Of Beloved Elephant-Headed Hindu God

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion

Click through to see photos from this year's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festiv...

Raksha Bandhan: An Opportunity For Social Cohesion

Anju Bhargava | Posted 11.06.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Tying a Rakhi on the wrists of close friends and neighbors underscores the need for a harmonious social life, where every individual co-exists peacefully as brothers and sisters.

Running Away From Ganesh

Vineet Chander | Posted 11.01.2011 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Ganeshji, it seemed, would not let me get away from him. In a way that I understand now but couldn't quite see back then, he would not let me get away from myself either. After all, my problem was never really with him to begin with.

PHOTOS: Ganesh Chaturthi 2011

Posted 10.31.2011 | Religion

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival of Lord Ganesh. It is a 10-day festival marking the birthday of Ganesh, who ...