Study at Gottigere, Bannerghatta Road

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Project Reports of studies of Lead levels in Gottigere lakes before and after Ganapati immersion in 2008.

Market survey of demand and supply of Ganesha Idols

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

The demand for Ganesha idols are increasing in number and the artists are busy catering to the diverse needs of the customers. Pottery town (near Lingarajpuram), Kumbarpete (near Majestic), Magadi, Yalahanka and Nagavara are some of the main places where the Ganesha idols are made in large numbers.
To get an approximate estimate of the number of idols made in a year, we conducted a survey on 12th September 2004.

A Case Study of Idol Immersion in the Context of Urban Lake Management

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

This paper deals with the practice of immersion of holy deities in urban water bodies all over India every year. The well-known Buda Talaab of Raipur, Hanumantal of Jabalpur, the Pichola Lake of Udaipur and the upper and lower lakes of Bhopal are examples of water bodies which are being used for idol immersion. Amongst these, the upper lake of Bhopal happens to be a source of potable water for the people.

Immersion of Ganesha idols in the Kalyani of Sankey Tank

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

Immersion of Ganesha idols in the Kalyani of Sankey Tank in August, September 2003.
Conducted by Manjunath P , Pramod Subbarao, Harish Bhat.