Pancha Ganapati is a modern Hindu festival of the Five-Faced (pancha means “five”) Maha Ganapati – Lord of Categories. This festival falls during the month of December and lasts for five days – from December 21 through 25. Pancha Ganapati is a Hindu expression of the natural season of worship, gift giving and celebration.
The five consistent duties are the, “Pancha Nitya karmas” to guide our daily and yearly religious life.
These five obligatory religious practices are simple and applicable for all Saivites.