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Khairatabad Ganesh 2018 Pictures – One Of The Biggest Ganpati Murtis in 2018 During Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Hyderabad Khairatabad Ganesh Idol 2018 is having seven faces and and it is called Saptha Mukha Vinayaka. The Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Committee is celebrating 64th year of formation. The height of murti in 2018 will be nearly 56 feet. Ganesha Vigraha or Murti made during Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Khairatabad near Hyderabad are famous for its huge size. The Vinayaka murti in 2018 is flanked by Shiva (Shivaparvathulu - Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Kartik sitting on Nandi) and Srinivasa Kalayanam (Tirupati Balaji and Goddess Padmavathi).

Some facts about Hyderabad Khairatabad Ganesh
  • Every year the construction of the huge murti begins on Apara Ekadasi (May/June).
  • The chief artist, C. Rajendran, has been making the huge murti of 30 years.
  • First installed in 1954 by S. Shankaraiah.
  • The height of the murti had reached 60-feet in 2015. Now the height is scale down. 
  • The mammoth Tappeswaram laddoo sent by Mallibabu was one of the main attraction of the festival.
  • Devotees can bring ladoos and offer it to Ganapati which will be later distributed as prasad.
  • Each year the height of Ganpati is being reduced by one centimeter.
Ganesh Chaturthi in 2018 begins on September 13 and ends on Sept 23, 2018.