The Ganesha Chaturthi Festival is a grand celebration in honor of Lord Ganesha. Ganesha, also known as Phra Pikanet or Vinayakudu in Thailand, is the most widely recognized deity of Art and Success within the Hindu religion and is one of the primary deities that require worship in Hinduism, prayed to by people around the world, especially those with the careers in art, drama, business and trade.
This Festival begins on Chaturthi Day and will be held during 5 – 14 September 2016 at Ratchaprasong Cultural Center, Amarin Plaza. Everyone is welcome to come celebrate and join in the Hindu ceremony, which will feature a special exhibition of the enormously respected Phra Pikanet of 51 Eyes (Shubha Drishti Ganapathy).
On this auspicious occasion, all attendees of the ceremony will receive Shiva’s Teardrops, or Rudraksha, commemorative amulet, a Seed of Luck from the Himalaya Mountains.
Chaturthi Day is commonly known as the birthday of Ganesha. This day is traditionally held on the fourth day of the first fortnight (Shukla Chaturthi ) in the Ninth month of the Hindu calendar, which this year falls on 5 September 2016. It is such a significant and meaningful day for Hindus, who believe that on this day Ganesha visits them on earth to bestow blessings and ease their pains. The festival will last for ten days, during 5–14 September 2016, 11:00 – 19:00 hrs, on the 3rd Floor of Ratchaprasong Cultural Center, Amarin Plaza.
The Phra Pikanet of 51 Eyes is one of the rarest and gather the supreme power of five Hindu Goddesses – Turaka, Khong Kar, Uma, Lakshmi and Thi Ree Bhurachunbaramhee, as well as two Hindu Gods – Shiva and Narai. It has an astounding history of over 5,100 years and is legally registered by Hindu religion Department in India and was held in eight sacred Indian temples.
Additionally, the Phra Pikanet of 51 Eyes amulet is the foremost amulet granting good fortune and blessings to worshippers’ success and growth in every field, without any obstacles, and is particularly beneficial for to wealth, health, wisdom, and eternal happiness.
All are welcome to attend the festival to make a wish and pay respects to the Phra Pikanet of 51 Eyes at the Genesha Chaturthi Festival this 5 –14 September 2016 11:00 – 19:00 hrs, the 3rd Floor of Ratchaprasong Cultural Center, Amarin Plaza. (at BTS-Chid Lom Station, Exit 2)