Lord Ganesha is the most worshipped and loved God in India. He is the supreme God who is worshipped before every auspicious event and brings good luck. He is the God of eternal wisdom and knowledge. Lord Ganesha, also known as the Vighnaharta, is the Lord of success and the destroyer of evils and obstacles. Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2017Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2017To celebrate the birthday of elephant-headed God Ganesh, Ganesh Chaturthi, a ten-day Hindu festival is celebrated all over India. Marwadi University, the top college of Gujarat, celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi every year with great pomp and show. It is a festival of great importance and brings good luck to all the students.

Lord Ganesha is often associated with Goddess Saraswati, the Goddess of skill and Knowledge. His presence brings prosperity and success. The Marwadi University celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi as a great event, not only for its holy significance but because Lord Ganesha stands tall as a symbol of knowledge, hard work and dedication. The students of Marwadi University take inspiration and blessings from Lord Ganesha during the ten-day event.

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2017Lord Ganesh is the most revered God in Hindu mythology. He is worshipped for many reasons, one being that he is known to be the god of Wisdom. Each of his body parts represents a lesson.His big elephant head symbolises great wisdom and mental strength. Like an elephant, it symbolizes authority and determination to destroy every obstacle that comes in your path to success. The students of Marwadi University the best college in Rajkot wish to imbibe all these qualities in themselves by worship the elephant headed God. The Big ears of Lord Ganesha teach us to ‘listen more and speak less’ in order to learn more and gain knowledge. His small eyes teach us to concentrate more in order to retain more. Concentration is one of the most important qualities of a successful student. These lessons and values are absorbed by the students of Marwadi University. The best college in Gujarat, in order to live a courageous and well-meaning life.

The trunk of Ganesha is symbolic of the perfect balance between knowledge and action, which is essential to living a well-balanced life. Ganesha’s big belly represents generosity and total acceptance. It also teaches that we should be able to ‘digest’ everything that comes our way, either good or bad, and move on in life. Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2017Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2017The four arms of Ganesha represent four inner attributes i.e. mind, intellect, ego and conditioned conscience. Also, his raised hand means, ‘Fear not, I am with you’, and his lowered hand depicts his giving. It also teaches us to retain all the good and throw away the bad in order to lead a happy life.  Following and worshipping Lord Ganesha also leads to spiritual awakening and release of positive Energy.

This festival holds great significance for Marwadi University, the top college in Rajkot, as it is the time when the God of intellect and good fortune is worshipped for a period of ten days and bestows his blessings on the students.