All worshipers of Lord Ganesha need to know the Shubh Muhurat for the pooja. Here are all the puja (worship details) for Ganesh Chaturthi.
Why is Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated: First of all, let us know that why Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in the first place. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Ganesh, who is also known as the Elephant God. He is one who is known to remove all the obstacles or the vighna from your path. Ganesh is also known as the God, who brings wisdom, prosperity, and fortune. all the worshipers of lord Ganesha will have wealth.
Ganesha Chaturthi is also known with the following names: Magha Shukla Chaturthi, Tilkund Chaturthi, Vinayaka Chavithi and Varad Chaturthi.
How the festival is celebrated: The festival is celebrated by placing the Ganapathi clay idols in homes and stages. The Lord Ganesha idols are immersed in water on the 10th day after a street procession of the elephant God.
Puja Vidhi for Ganesh Chaturthi 2017, Vinayaka Chavithi Pooja Muhurat
Puja of Lord Ganesha starts with the invocation of Lord Ganesha. The person who is worshiping the God should chant the mantra on front of the idol of Lord Ganesha in Avdhan Mudra.
What is Avdhan Mudra – When you join your both palms and you fold your thumbs inward then it is called the avdhan mudra. You need to chant the Ganesh Mantram for 108 times.
Siddhi Vinayaka Vratha Katha needs to be chanted. When you are chanting the mantras, light a lamp in order to offer Aarti to the idol of Ganesha. You also need to prepare sweet recipes to offer to Lord.
Some of the recipes which are made to offer to the God are modak, undarallu payasam, kudumulu.
On Vinayaka Chavithi, books, pens etc are kept near the idol of God. Lord Ganesha is also the god of education.
Muhurat for Ganesh Chaturthi
- Ganesha Chaturthi date starts at 20:27 on 24 August
- Ganesh Chaturthi date ends at 20:31 on 25 August
Ganesh Chaturthi 2017 Visarjan Dates
- Chaturdashi Visarjan Tithi begins at 12:14 on 4 September
- Chaturdashi VisarjanTithi ends at 12:41 on 5 September