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Ganesh Chaturthi with eCoexist 2009

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Coming up next!

The Nirmalya Recycling Project with the SWACH cooperative and the Yerawada Jail.

We invite volunteers to come and help in Pune!

Corporate groups, clubs, schools, senior citizens, junior citizens - everybody welcome - lets keep our rivers clean!


At Auryn Animation

  eCoexist Ganesh idols travels to families and homes all over Pune, Mumbai and Hyderabad. Click here to see images...
18 varieties of designs for Ganesh idols Click here to see images   Talk by Vedic scholar on environmental significance of Ganesh Chaturthi
Large GanpatiAdhi Ganesh   Vivek bhau
Idols sold out in Pune, Mumbai and Hyderabad! Heartfelt thanks to all who have supported our efforts!  

See notes from an interview with Vivekbhau conducted in 2008 here...

Vivek bhau on Big FM radio - the message spreads far and wide!

Slum education

  Rice Ganesha

Environmental education sessions in the slums of Pune: Teaching youth about ways to celebrate an ecosensitive Ganesh Chaturthi



The Green Ganesh campaign: Read here about issues and possible solutions


 Bank of Maharashtra Hoarding   Database on efforts being made all over the country towards an ecosensitive Ganesha...
 Bank of Maharashtra carries a hoarding on ecosensitive Ganesh Chaturthi featuring an eCoexist idol!    
 Biodegradable temples, shawls and garlands for your Ganesha - avoid the use of thermocole and plastic completely!   Temples for Sri Ganesh

How is an ecosensitive idol made? Watch a video of this traditional craft of sculpting idols out of clay here..   Spreading the message to children - watch a video of our work with school children on Ganesh Chaturthi here ...
Samarpan ganesh idol    

Efforts by other groups in Pune

Samarpan, Pimpri Chinchwad

   Display and exhibition of idols at Bank of Maharashtra


For 2009 eCoexist will be getting beautiful hand sculpted Ganesh idols from Pen, Maharashtra, Sirsi, Karnataka and from Satara, Maharashtra. These idols are completely natural , and are made without using any chemical substances or paints. They are handmade by traditional artisans according to scriptural injunction, and are available in 18 different designs.

Our range of Ganesh idols, give you the opportunity to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in a completely ecosensitive and non polluting manner. These can be immersed in a bucket of water at home as they dissolve easily and the water can be poured into plants or in a garden.

NEW! This year all our idols will be blessed by a special chant carried out in Vedic tradition by Shri Vivek Shastri Godbole, the head of a Vedshala in Satara and a staunch lover of Nature! Listen to an interview with him here...( in Marathi)









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