The build of the murthi commences 7-10 days before the festival. It is made of clay and hand made.
Ganesh Chaturthi takes place in August/September. It falls on the fourth day after the new moon in the Hindu month of Bhadrapada
This is one of the highest attended festivals for the MMS. 2019 saw its highest ever attendence.
The Visarjan is normally performed on Day 2. However, this varies around the world with some devotees submerging after 1, 2, 5 & 10 days.
The Shiva Linga is the original one from when the festival first started
Maha Shivratri falls on the 4th night of the new moon during Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Phalgun
This is the second most attended festival held by the MMS.
The colour orange is associated with celebrations of Shivaji Day.
This festival normally takes place in May. It is celebrated in Mauritius and India with great commitment
In 2008 this festival was celebrated with great performances by adults and youngsters.
Fireworks are lit all over the world to celebrate the Hindu new year. Also, Diya's are lit around the house.
The festival normally takes place around October/November
Cakes are shared to friends and families during this occasion
Diwali is the celebration of light over darkness. It represents the victory of good over evil.