Cricketing legend MS Dhoni recently showcased his religious and humble side by joining the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration. The former Indian cricket captain offered heartfelt prayers and showered petals on a beautiful idol of Lord Ganesha.
MS Dhoni’s devotion and faith in god
Dhoni is not just a cricket icon but also a deeply religious individual. He often visits temples to offer prayers and is known for his unwavering faith in god. One of the most touching gestures of his devotion was seen after India’s World Cup triumph in 2011 when he shaved his head to fulfil a vow. The hair from this symbolic act was later reportedly offered at the Balaji Temple in Tirupati. This clearly highlights the depth of Dhoni’s spiritual beliefs.
MS Dhoni’s recent visit to the USA
Dhoni’s influence extends beyond the cricketing world. He recently returned to India after spending quality time in the USA, where he was seen playing golf with former US President Donald Trump and gracing the US Open competition.
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MS Dhoni’s humble Ganesh Chaturthi celebration
While many cricketers and public figures celebrated the 2023 Ganpati festivals by attending grand events, Dhoni chose a simple and humble approach. In a heartwarming video that has gone viral on the internet, the Jharkhand-born cricketer can be seen joining a procession at what seems to be a hotel. The clip also features his act of showering petals on the idol of Lord Ganesha with a beaming smile on his face., showcasing his genuine participation, humility and devotion.
Here’s the video:
MS Dhoni celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi.
Video of the day….!!!! pic.twitter.com/uWZyAsdsCP
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) September 21, 2023
MS Dhoni’s glorious cricketing career
As one of the most successful captains in cricket history, MS Dhoni has achieved numerous historic milestones for India. Under his leadership, India won the inaugural ICC T20 World Cup in 2007, the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011, and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013. Moreover, he has also led the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) franchise to a record five title triumphs in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Although Dhoni retired from international cricket in 2020, he continues to play for CSK in the IPL, further cementing his legacy in the sport.
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