Here are some of the most unique Ganeshas in the city of Mumbai! Gone are the days when where PoP murtis dominated the market, here are some of the quirkiest, unique and also eco-friendly Ganeshas in the city! It will blow your mind knowing the effort that has gone behind the making of this. Take a look!
1. Snow Ganesha, Pheonix Market City
Snow Ganesha tops the list of the most unique Ganesha in the city! This idol is completely made out of natural snow! Sounds impossible, right? If you don’t trust us, you can take a look for yourself at the Snow World in Pheonix Market City! This idol is preserved at -10-degree celsius and it is made out of 500 kg snow/ ice! The theme of this year’s snow Ganesha is Chandrayaan 2. Take a look at this gorgeous yet unique creation.
Address: Snow World, Pheonix Market City, Kurla
2. Beans Ganpati, Malad
Shri Sai Darshan Mitra Mandal has come up with this quirky Ganpati Idol that is eco-friendly and made out of beans. Here is a video of the making of this beans Ganpati which tells us the amount of effort that has gone into the making of this huge idol, every little corner is covered with beans and the highlight being all of the beans are aligned neatly! This idol deserves all our love and attention!
Address: Sainath road, near Malad Subway, Malad West.
3. Tejukaya, Lalbagh
Tejukaya Ganesh Mandal made this the 22 feet tall Idol entirely out of biodegradable materials like paper, bamboo, mud, soluble adhesives and colours that will help with faster immersion. The idol took more than half a year to be fully completed and 15 workers were responsible for the making of this eco-friendly Ganesha. And one of the most important things is that this Ganesh Idol, will just take 45 minutes to completed dissolve in the sea and not leave behind any harmful materials. If this is not eco-friendly, then what is?
Address: Tejukaya Building, Ganesh Lane, Ganesh Gully, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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4. Crayon Ganpati, Grant Road
Everyone loved crayons as a kid and looking at this idol, it reminded me of my childhood! This bright Ganesh Idol is made completely out of crayons and it looks absolutely beautiful! Let’s leave behind the old PoP idols that just pollute the sea and switch to something as creative as this!
Address: Grant Road Khetwadi Back Road.
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5. Tissue Paper Ganpati, Andheri
Andherieshwar Ganpati Idol has left me stunned. The first time I looked at this massive structure I did not believe it to be completely made out of tissue paper. Not just the structure, the detail on the Trishul, and elephant is also to be appreciated. It looks like any other Ganesh Idol, but the fact that it is made out of tissue paper makes it stand out!
Address: 1, Western Express Hwy, Jijamata Colony, Andheri East.
6. Fibre and Paper Ganesha
This idol in Wadala’s CGS Colony is made out of paper and fibre which not only makes it unique, it is also eco-friendly. As we are all aware, eco-friendly is the need of the hour especially in Mumbai, Ganesh Pandals like these are setting an exaple for everyone.
Address: 117, Sector 1, CGS Colony, Wadala.
7. Spice Ganpati, Malad
Address: Sainath road, Near Subway, Malad West, Mumbai – 400064
If you think we missed out on any unique Ganesh idols, do let us know in the comments below!