Miraculous in the Mundane

Mumbai is a busy city. However amongst the 365 chaotic days; there are 2 days which bring me a kind of calmness and tranquillity that remains unparalleled. This is the time when we are ready to welcome the most favorite guest of Mumbai. Our very own – Ganpati Bappa.

Ganesh Chaturthi has always been a special festival for me as it coincides with my birthday and it has some magical memories of my childhood associated with it.

The arrival of this festival is always preceded by the pandals coming up in nearby areas, the attractive lighting illuminating the city’s expanses, the view of the small temporary shops lined with vibrant Ganesh Murti’s (idols). Whether you are super late while getting to your office or completely exhausted on your way back or bored carrying all the shopping bags on the weekend; one peep in the make-shift shop and a look at…

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