Birthday of Lord Ganesha is celebrated as the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. It is believed that Lord Ganesha, son of Shiva and Parvati bestows His blessings on his devotees on this day.
Lord Ganesha is worshipped, as the God of wisdom and Ganesha Chaturthi is a festival celebrated in the honor of Lord Ganesha. To enjoy the celebrations of this festival one must visit Mumbai where the Ganesha Chaturthi celebrations start a month before the actual day.
The celebrations of this festival can be seen in advance but the most important are the last days of this occasion when the idols of Lord Ganesha is immersed in the sea. This entire occasion is made more lively by the devotional songs, dances and drum beats that are a part of the procession followed by the devotees of Lord Ganesha.