Ganesh Chaturthi festival conclusion

A towering idol of the elephant-headed Hindu God, Ganesha, is carried by devotees to the Arabian Sea where it will be immersed into the waters. The immersion concludes the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, on September 29, 2012, and symbolizes Ganesha's return home where he takes away all of mankind's misfortunes along with him.Photo credit: Rajanish Kakade / AP, Danish Siddiqui / Reuters