5 Days to Ganeshotsav: Apps to download this festival

In a time when technology is so intricately woven into our lives, there is no doubt that during joyous occasions as well we fall back on it. With Ganeshotsav coming up, all the information needed is available at a click of a button. Android and iOS users can download a variety of apps ranging from music apps dedicated to Ganeshotsav to how one can make this festival an eco-friendly one. We have listed here 10 apps that caught our eye, in no specific order.

  1. Eco Bappa App

Created by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), this app give us important info about eco-friendly Ganapati idols and decoration ideas. The app also makes it easier for people in Mumbai and Pune to locate artificial immersion tanks. It also helps network with others about the festival through the group chat option.

  1. Pune Ganesh Utsav

Here is an application that provides us with all the details about significant Ganapati temples in Pune along with the visarjan route. All the Ganapati temples are listed with a brief history about each. The app can be very useful for tourists and locals who would want to join the procession and follow the route.

  1. Dagdusheth Ganapati

This app is solely dedicated to give all the information and details about Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple. The schedule for the all the 10 days during the festival will be uploaded on the app. It also provides a brief background of the temple, giving the user access to the temple through photos and videos.

  1. Bhau Saheb Rangari Ganapati

The Bhau Saheb Rangari Ganapati has made a mark for itself for being the first to hold a public Ganesh festival in the city. This year marks the 125th anniversary. The app gives out a lot of information about the history of Bhau Saheb Rangari and its significance in the city.

  1. Bal Ganesh Jungle Run

This endless-running adventure can be a great way to get your kids excited for Ganeshotsav. With more than 100 levels, this game is filled with a gold coin collecting journey. Beware of the dangerous birds and animals and help Bal Ganesh reach the temple in a smooth run!

  1. Bappa Morya

Solely dedicated to Pune, this app helps you navigate and locate Ganapati pandals and significant Ganapati temples in the city. It gives the location and history of each pandal that is visited by several devotees every year during Ganeshotsav.

  1. Ganapati Stotra

An app created specially to ensure that you do not miss out on your daily chanting of the Ganapati Stotra. During the auspicious festival of Ganeshotsav, the app offers the feature to set a timer for your daily reading. Also included is an inbuilt feature that gives the clear and exact pronunciation sound of Ganapati Stotra. It is also available in nine languages.

  1. Ganesh Vandana

The app offers special Ganapati songs. A festival which is incomplete without the daily aarti and devotional songs, the Ganesh Vandana app can be extremely handy.

  1. Ganesh Pooja

This app can be a complete guide to this year’s Ganeshotsav. It lists out all the steps needed to be performed right from Ganesha Sthapana Pooja to the visarjan.  It also provides informative content which helps you understand the meaning of all the mantras.

  1. Vinayaka Chaturthi 2016 Live Wallpaper

Adorn your laptop and mobile phone screens with high definition (HD) images of Bappa. This app enables you to choose and download multiple images which can also be shared with friends and family.

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