How to make a Eco Friendly Ganesh idol from clay

The Ganesh festival brings with it the unwanted side-effect of pollution and litter. To minimize damage to the environment we need to use and promote the use of clay idols. We propagated the use of clay idols to general public that festivals are to be celebrated in keeping with spirit of ecological sustainment in line with healthy tradition. May Ganesha give you wisdom to adopt eco-friendly behavior this Ganesh Chaturthi.


As per NEERI (National Environment Engineering Research Institute) report 2,671.30 MLD (Millions liter a day) sewage is generated in Mumbai city by the way of human waste. This waste is discharge to Arabian Sea and about 1,248 mld ends up polluting the sea shoreline. Which leads city marine life to deathbed? It’s time to think about giving clean water immersion at home especially. When you worship Lord Ganesh with so much devotion. One can think of giving immersion in bucket of clean water. We suggest on day of immersion one should decorate new tub with flower, fill tub with clean water, one can add rose water or Itar and flower petal, add bowl of sea salt. Draw nice Rangoli around tub (see visual). Put Ganpati idol in bucket for immersion. Every family member can pour clean water and pray for absorbing all obstacles. Once murthy dissolves soil can be put in compound garden.

Video about how to make our beloved Elephant-headed God, Ganesh from clay (Shaadu) at home. The idol can be made at home and can be installed in homes for Ganesh utsav. Learn how to make it in simple easy-to-do steps.