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Live Darshan from Ganpati Pandals in Mumbai in 2017 during Ganesh Chaturthi

Certain Ganpati Pandals in Mumbai are providing live darshan during 2017 Ganesh Chaturthi. The most famous among them is the Lalbaughcha Raja. Below are links to Live Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai in 2017.

Lalbaugcha Raja in Mumbai
Link - Lalbaugcha Raja Live Online Darshan in 2017
Khetwadicharaja in Mumbai
Link – Khetwadicharaja
Andhericharaja in Mumbai
There is a link provided to live darshan in Andhericharaja but it is not yet functional.
Link – Andhericharaja

Surya Sashti Vrat in Bhadrapad Month in August - September 2018

Surya Sashti Vrat in Bhadrapad month is mainly observed in North and western parts of India and is dedicated to Surya, the sun god in Hinduism. Surya Sashti Vrat 2018 date is September 15. The most important rituals involve chanting of Gayatri Mantra. The popular belief is that those devotees observing Surya Sashti will be blessed with prosperity, happy life and healthy children. It also helps in curing diseases.

How to do Surya Sashti Vrat? On the day one has to wake up before sunrise. Holy bath is to be performed in sea, lake or river. If not possible then bath should be taken at home. Rising sun should be worshipped on the day. Gayatri mantra should be chanted.
Rising sun should be offered water; aarti should be performed using lamp; red flowers, incense and dhoop also should be offered.
Clothes and food can be donated on the day to poor children and elderly. Sashti Dedicated to Surya Surya Sashti Vrat in Bhadrapad Month is observed on the Shukla Paksha Sashti or the sixth day duri…