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Official Website of Khairatabad Ganesha

Hyderabad Khairatabad Ganesha is one of the most popular Ganesh Pandals in India and the Ganapati idol here is more than 40-feet in height and is the tallest Vinayaka Chaturthi Ganesh idol in the world. This year Ganapathi Deva Khairatabad is offering the opportunity to request for pooja online through its official website.
The Official website of Khairatabad Ganesha also has an interesting session on the making of Ganesha idol.
Another wonderful page is the photo gallery of the  Khairatabad Ganesha idols of yesteryears from 1954 to the current year.
You can find the official website here -

Introduction to Vedanta in Online Virtual Classroom

Swami Sunirmalananda, a monk of the Ramakrishna Order, will be introducing Vedanta in an online virtual classroom on Sunday, 07 September, 2008 10:00 PM To 11:00 PM (GMT-03:00) Brasilia. The online virtual classroom is available on website WiZiQ.Swami Sunirmalananda will be talking about the following subjects in the online class:What is this Vedanta?What is its history? What has it contributed to the world?How can Vedanta affect our day-to-day lives?What has this philosophy, or culture, or religion to do with the rest of the world?Can the world become better if Vedanta spreads?Can anybody, of any faith and culture, accept Vedanta?You can join the public session at is web portal where you can teach and learn using an easy-to-use Virtual Classroom.

Mumbai Ganesh Pandal Lalbagaucha Raja in 2008

Mumbai’s most famous and popular Ganesha Pandal is that of the 12-ft-tall Lalbaugcha Raja in Parel, Central Mumbai. It is expected that nearly 1.5 million devotees will be visiting the Lalbagaucha Raja Pandal during the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival in 2008. Ganesh Pandal Lalbagaucha Raja in 2008 has been insured for 26.5 million Indian rupees. Devotees having a darshan of Lalbagaucha Raja have been insured for 10 million rupees. It is widely believed that by praying to the Lalbaugcha Raja one’s wishes are fulfilled.Here is a video of the aarati of Lalbagaucha Raja in 2008.
You can find details about the darshan arrangements and pooja details in the official website or www.lalbaugcharaja.comAarti Timings: Morning 12.00 PM & Evening 8.00 PM
Darshan Timings: 24 Hours for 11 Days.There is no pass system available for Darshan.