Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Wishes, Quotes, Messages, SMS: The 10-day celebration of Ganeshotsav has begun with Ganesh Chaturthi. On these ten days, Lord Ganesh is worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.

While the entire country celebrates the festival, Mumbai is famous for some of the most famous Ganpati pandals and festivities. The Ganeshotsav, or Ganpati Mahotsav, ends on Anant Chaturdashi with Ganesh Visarjan.

The festival gives people a chance to get together for community feeling and merriment. Families living far off meet up on the occasion and spend time together. And those who can’t join the festivities by sending good wishes to their near and dear ones.

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A vendor shows Ganesha idols to a buyer on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Bikaner, Rajasthan. (Photo: IANS)

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Here are some of the wishes you can share in the form of SMSes, WhatsApp messages or any other form.

* “May Lord Ganesha, the vighnaharta, remove the obstacles from your life, bestow auspicious beginnings, and bless you with wisdom!
Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!”

*Shree Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha
Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryeshu Sarvada॥
May Ganpati bless you with long life, good fortune and wisdom!”

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An artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Lord Ganesh, in New Delhi. (Photo: IANS)

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* “On the happy occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, I wish good fortune may always be on your side and you are blessed with a long life.”

* “Prathamam vakratundam cha, ekadantham dveethiyakam,
Trithiyam Krishna pingalaksham, Gajavakthram chathurthakam ॥
Wishing you happiness, good fortune and long life for you and your family this Ganesh Chaturthi!”

“Here is hoping this Ganesh Chaturthi, the Lord fulfils all your wishes and the coming year brings all happiness for you.”