Chaitanyapuri Ganesh idol 2011, 48-foot Ashta dikpalaka Ganapathi Statue in Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad

Kamalanagar Ganesh, popular as Chaitanyapuri Ganesh idol, is erected by Manikanta Bhakta Samajam every year with unique theme. For Ganesh Chaturhti 2011, Chaitanyapuri Ganesh idol is coming up with the height of 48-foot ganapathi vigraham in Ashta Dikpalaka Vinayaka theme. Known for its huge size, Kamalanagar Chaitanyapuri Ganesh is the second largest Ganesh statue in Hyderabad after mammoth Khairatabad Ganapathi.

The theme of the this Ganesh is very unique as 8 small Ganesh idols around the mammoth Ganapathi spill water on 8 shivalingas. We can describe it as Ganapati performing Abhishekam to Lord Shiva. The idols are erected in eight different directions hence it is known as Astadikpalaka Ganesha idol.

Last year, Chaitanyapuri Ganesh idol was with Dasaravatara Ganapathi theme.

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