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Ganeshotsav celebration in Pune

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

  Lord Ganesha, the God of wisdom and prosperity has been worshipped from the Vedic times. Every religious ceremony we start with the blessings of Lord Ganesha. BalGangadharTilak initiated the concept of “SarvajanikGaneshotsav” and mobilized people through public Ganesh Festival. Pune being the birthplace of Ganesh Festival, now celebrated all over India, has its own unique way of [...]

Raksha Bandhan – More than a tradition

By | August 25th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations|

Security. Protection. Safety. These are the 3 things every brother, like myself, promises his sister when she ties that thread around his wrist and we accept it as our duty, privilege and responsibility to protect our sisters. That is the true meaning of Raksha Bandhan. For many of us, the ceremony is boring and some of [...]

Top 10 Lessons learnt from India’s Freedom Struggle

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

India will complete 71 glorious years of independence from British rule. In  its  struggle for independence  from 1857 onwards, India faced numerous hardships and losses. The struggle was challenging and heartbreaking, nevertheless, the country has learnt some significant lessons from this struggle. August is a month which takes us back to the past, to our freedom [...]

Why Yoga is Pure Delight!

By | June 27th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations|

  Yoga is an ancient practice of exercising the body, mind and soul in tandem which can trace its roots back to the 5th Century BCE with some evidence even suggesting that Yoga has been around since Pre-Vedic times and the Indus Valley Civilization. This ancient practice has now found global recognition as countries across the [...]

Developing Cultural Diversity through Dialogue!

By | May 21st, 2018|Categories: Celebrations|

Cultural diversity is the quality of a country to sustainably let multiple cultures to coexist. It is also the mutual respect cultures have for the similarities and the differences - as it is in our country. India is a culturally diverse country with thousands of distinct cultures and communities represented through the various languages, festivals, food, [...]

Live Beautiful

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations|

The Goel Ganga Foundation organised ‘Live Beautiful’ – an evening of powerful dialogue, beauty, glamour and fun at our grand new project, Ganga Dham Towers in Marketyard. On the occasion of Women’s Month, an annual celebration at Goel Ganga Group, we gathered some of the best women we knew for this event to take a step [...]

An Enlightening Session with Swami Siddheshanandji!

By | February 4th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations, Legend|

We were delighted to host Pujya Swami Siddeshanandji from the Chinmaya Mission for an iParent session at our project, Ganga Legend! iParent sessions are an important initiative  undertaken by GGF's school, GGIS, where parents and speakers share a common platform and have an interactive session. This is a Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative to help parents,teachers and students at large!   [...]

THE REPUBLIC INDIA!

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

India has been through a myriad of struggles to reach its Republic status! The journey of India from a mere dominion status to a sovereign republic country was not at all easy. The sacrifice of life by our freedom fighters and the intellectual wars of violence and non-violence have helped gain our country thesovereign status. We are [...]

Have Yourself a Green Christmas!

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Celebrations, Environment, Festival|

The season of joy, love and celebration. It is easy to get swept up in the festivities and forget to find the true spirit of Christmas! We often forget our responsibilities to Family, the Earth and Ourselves in the chaos of the holidays. Read on for a few pointers that will make this Holiday Season a [...]

Giving back to society is Pure Delight!

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Celebrations|

With the objective of giving back to society, Goel Ganga Group has established the Goel Ganga Foundation (GGF), a not-for-profit body that is committed to:  Providing high quality education to all strata of society •       Setting up and running spiritual centers •       Empowering cultural growth and conservation •       Working for the preservation of the environment •       Creating [...]