ganeshMaharashtra Mandal Of Iowa

Ganapati Utsav



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    Ganapati Utsav





We are celebrating Ganpati Utsav on September 23rd 2007 ( Sunday) starting at 2:30PM. Encouraged by last two years' exprience, this year we are planning a similar event. It is characterized by Atharvashirsha pathan twenty one times chanted at the same time by all participants and followed by Aarti, Ganapati Visarjan and Prasad for all devotees.  We will distribute the copies of Atharvashirsha, Aarti to all the participants.

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Maharashtra Mandal of Iowa is arranging the dinner for all. The temple will charge a small amout of $5 ($3 for Children) for the dinner. All the funds generated shall be donated to the temple.

The menu is as follows:

1. Puri

2. Mataki Usal.(A seed, like Moong, Curry with gravy. No garlic or onion.)

3. Pulav.

4. Sheera. (Sooji)

The complete program celebration including dinner is expected to last upto 9PM.

 See event photos