Explore the Contents of the CD-ROM
AshtaVinayaka: The section,
Ashtavinayaka, is about the journey through the eight
most important pilgrim centres of Shree Ganesha in
Maharashtra - the Ashtavinayak. A colourful map in the
form of a rosary (Rudhraksha Necklace) points out the
locations and the interesting stories associated with
Myths and Beliefs : Stories about
Ganesha, his image, his birth, his vehicle and many more.
Enjoy all such myths about Ganesha, depicted with
colourful graphics and text. Witness devotees fulfilling
their Navas' to Ganesha - a promise to him, in exchange
for a favour.
|Contemporary Forms : Ever since
Harappan times, the image of Ganesh has been a common
motif. Images found in various parts of the world, such
as the Maha Vinayaka in Afghanistan and Polonnaaruva in
Sri Lanka, and in distant Java, Borneo and Burma are
here, reflecting the widespread influence of Shree
"A visually appealing and well-researched title on Lord Ganesha...... This CD has interesting pictures of Ganesh being worshipped in various parts of the country, and far removed from the legends and myths, these pictures give you a feel of the present, the immediate - Ganesh, as he is venerated in modern India." says Computers @ Home, February 1999, Page no. 28
|Rituals & Customs : Perform step by
step, the rites and rituals, done during the pooja of
Ganesha. Listen and understand different Mantras,
Shlokas, Poojas, Aartis, Japs, Stotras of Ganesha. Learn
how to perform the different Ganesh Vraths.
Mantras, such as mantra pusphanjali and magalacharanam can be read in both Devnagri and English, and you can hear an exquisite Sanskrit rendition as well.
|Festivals : In a section
devoted to the festivals associated with Ganesh, this
title explores Ganesh Utsav and Ganesh Janma or Ganesh
Chaturthi, the two most important festivals associated
with the God. Along with the detailed description of the
festivities, this CD also instructs you on how to pray,
how many strands of durva to use and how to apply gandha
on Ganesh, among other things.
And don't miss out on the mouth-watering sweetmeals such as modak, kheer, laddu, poran poli associated with Ganesh festivals.
These facts, beliefs and innumerable stories about Shree Ganesha give us entertaining and interesting information and knowledge.