Mumbai, Aug 25 (ANI0: Beaches of Mumbai turn into a sea of humanity as hundreds of devotees gathered for the immersion of idols of Lord Ganesha, on the first day of 'Visarjan', ritual of the worshipped deities.
It was the first of the Visarjan ceremonies after the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi was celebrated on Sunday across many parts of India.
Famed Bollywood actor Salman Khan joined hundreds of Mumbaikars in bidding adieu the god Ganesha.
His brother Sohail Khan and other members of his family also joined him.
The Ganesha Chaturthi festival marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha and signifies good omen and prosperity.
During the festival, devotees offer prayers to appease lord Ganesha and seek his blessings.he festival is celebrated with equal fervour amidst people of all classes.
Lord Ganesha is one of the most revered Gods of Hindus, and is worshipped at the beginning of every auspicious occasion.
Ganesha, as the God of knowledge is described as 'Vinayaka' and as remover of obstacles he is called 'Vighanharta'. He is worshipped at the beginning of every auspicious occasion for blessings of luck and success. (ANI)