Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: This year it will be celebrated on September 13. The 10-day long festival to honour Lord Ganeshas birthday is particularly celebrated widely in the state of Maharashtra. In the festival celebration, people bring home idols of Lord Ganesha. For ten days, rituals are performed, people visit each others place and pray for the happiness in the society. Ganesh Chaturthi celebration has become a culture of Maharashtrian society, with people from different religions taking part in the celebration with full joy and enthusiasm. Also read: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Calendar, date, when is Vinayaka Chaturthi ? Ganesha is the younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Offerings and Prasada are daily made for the Lord includes his favourite Modak (Laddu), after which it is distributed among other people. This year also Lord Ganesh will come to the house for people for 10 days, however, when the final day comes people are too emotional to immerse the idol in the water (for Visarjan). Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Also Read: – May your life gets filled with sweetness like the Modaks of Lord Ganesha, may Lord Ganesha bestow you the power to destroy your sorrow Lord Ganesha is known as Vinayak, the master of oneself. This signifies independence in thought and action. Take ownership and responsibility for your actions and their outcome like Lord.