Anant Chaudas

Anant Chaudas is the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi ends with the removal of Ganesh idols from pandals, homes and prayer rooms. On the night of Anant Chaudas, large processions are taken out and the idols of Lord Ganesh are immersed in water. The festival usually falls around the month of August or September. It is also a holy day for Jains. On this day, Jains perform puja to the tirthankars at temples and fast in order to purify themselves.

Updated on 20th July, 2005


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