Devotees carry a large statue of Lord Ganesha to immerse it in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai. Every year millions of devout Hindus immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers during the ten day long festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesha.
Devotees prepare to immerse a large statue of Lord Ganesha
Hindu devotee prays to God Ganesha during the final day of the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi in Mumbai
Devotees splash water on a large statue Lord Ganesha before immersing it in the Arabian Sea
Devotee carries an idol of Lord God Ganesh for immersion into the river Yamuna, in New Delhi
A devotee immerses the idol Lord God Ganesh into the river Yamuna