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14 Most Ingenious Idols Of Lord Ganesha This Year!

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India is home to over 33 crore gods, each of whom stand for some virtue or the other. The Hindu god Ganesha is known as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. Every year during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, devout followers of Ganesha bring home their favourite god with great cheer.

You may also have seen huge groups with life sized idols of the God dancing to the tunes of 'bhajans' as Ganesha arrives in their homes for a few days. A few enthusiastic lovers of Lord Ganesha created these idols out of vegetables, bottles, and cashew nuts! You won't believe it but Ganpati is also seen as Spiderman and playing cricket! You definitely didn't see this side of your favourite God before.

 
ganpaticreative1.jpg A Ganpati idol made entirely of cashew nuts.
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ganpaticreative2.jpg An anti-corruption Ganesha urging his followers to give up corruption.
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ganpaticreative3.jpg Lord Ganesha taking a ride with family during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at a pandal.
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ganpaticreative4.jpg A huge Ganesha idol made entirely using water bottles in Odisha.
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ganpaticreative5.jpg Vegetables stacked meticulously to create Ganpati. 
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ganpaticreative6.jpg The Rudra Ganesha statue made by Rakesh, an artist in Nagpur, during Ganesh Utsav.
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ganpaticreative7.jpg Rakesh, the creator of the Rudra Ganesha statue stands next to the idol during the Ganesh Utsav in Nagpur.
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ganpaticreative8.jpg A unique blend of Spiderman and Lord Ganesha is here to save the world!
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ganpaticreative9.jpg Two Ganpatis take a quick ride around Chennai during the celebrations of their arrival.
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ganpaticreative10.jpg The Indian cricket team lifting Ganpati on their shoulders on his arrival!
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ganpaticreative11.jpg Another Ganesha in a Spiderman avatar!
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ganpaticreative12.jpg Ganesha idols play football to celebrate Chaturthi in India.
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ganpaticreative13.jpg This Ganpati idol was here last year to protest against the Lokpal Bill.
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ganpaticreative14.jpg A musical Ganpati finds the perfect audience in his principal vehicle, the rats!
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