Ganesh Chaturthi Festival 2012 begins on September 19 and the Lord Ganesha idols are getting ready. This year if you wish to have an eco-sensitive and natural Ganesh Chaturthi Festival sticking to the true Hindu tradition please buy Lord Ganesha idols made of clay and that uses natural paints. There are numerous organizations that are selling natural hand-made clay Ganesh Idols. You can start placing your orders now.
eCoexist, a social enterprise located in Pune, distributes Natural clay Ganesh idols. They have started taking orders for Ganesh Chaturthi Festival 2012. Various shapes and types of Natural Clay Ganesh idols are available at eCoexist and it can be found here.
There are numerous such organizations. Please make an effort to find organizations that sell natural clay Ganesh idols and the spread the news.
Please avoid the use of Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris and chemical paints as it causes water pollution. And discourage the practice of abandoning the Plaster of Paris Ganesh idols on seashores and riverbanks.
This is not the Hindu Tradition – It’s a shame on Hinduism
This the true Hindu tradition – the clay Ganesh