A massive crowd gathers for the culmination of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Lalbaug, Mumbai, India. Although Ganesh Chaturthi is observed around the world, Lalbaug is the epicenter of the festival, when several large Ganesh Idols are marched from pandals in the city out to Chowpatty Beach to be immersed in the Arabian Sea.
Photo ID: Brett-Cole-India-02377
Photo size: 21.0 Mpixels (60.2 MB uncompressed) - 3744x5616 pixels (12.4x18.7 in / 31.7x47.5 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: beach, Chowpatty, crowd, elephant, environment, festival, Ganesh, Ganesh Chaturthi, gulal, Hindu, Holi, idol, immersion, India, Lalbaug, Mumbai, overpopulation, prayer, Racha, rangoli, tikka, ungulate