The Lord of Beginnings’ that’s how they name Lord Ganesha. In India, each auspicious day begins with praying to Lord Ganesha as a result of it’s believed that Ganesha wards off all obstacles. Throughout the 12 months, the primary of Indian pageant can be Ganesh Chaturthi. According to Varaha Purana, Vinayaka Pooja is carried out on Bhadrapada Sukla Chaviti.
Ganesha Chaturthi on Monday, September 2, 2019
Madhyahna Ganesha Puja Muhurat – 11:24 AM to 01:52 PM
Duration – 02 Hours 28 Mins
Ganesha Visarjan on Thursday, September 12, 2019
Time to keep away from Moon sighting – 09:11 AM to 09:27 PM
Duration – 12 Hours 16 Mins
Chaturthi Tithi Begins – 04:57 AM on Sep 02, 2019
Chaturthi Tithi Ends – 01:54 AM on Sep 03, 2019
Ganesh Chaturthi is widely known because the beginning anniversary of Lord Ganesha, and this time it falls on Sep 02, 2019. It is the time for devotees to have a good time and glorify him. Ganesha is alleged to be the supreme actuality of human existence. The elephant head symbolizes knowledge, and the trunk symbolizes ‘Om’. The physique signifies Maya or earthly existence. The goad or axe in the right-hand conjures up and propels mankind in direction of the everlasting path and removes obstacles from the best way. The left hand of Ganesha holds a noose, which captures the difficulties of life. The damaged tusk as a pen in his decrease hand means sacrifice.
सिंहः प्रसेनमवधीत्सिंहो जाम्बवता हतः।
सुकुमारक मारोदीस्तव ह्येष स्यमन्तकः॥
Simhah Prasenamavadhitsimho Jambavata Hatah।
Sukumaraka Marodistava Hyesha Syamantakah॥
On the opposite hand, Ganesha holds a rosary, which says that man’s quest for information ought to by no means finish. The laddoo (candy) in his trunk means to find the sweetness of the Atma. His massive ears convey that he hears our prayer, and the snake round his waist signifies power. He’s driving a mouse symbolizes humbleness; it exhibits his willingness to journey the bottom creature.
The first Chakra, or power wheel, can be related to Ganesha, which underpins the entire different Chakras, and represents survival and materials well-being. Devotees consider Ganesha is a patron of the humanities, sciences, and letters, and if Ganesha is worshipped, he grants success. Ganesh is also called the demolisher of delight and selfishness.
Most Indian festivals are based mostly on the lunar calendar. The phrase Chaturthi means fourth; therefore, Ganesh Chaturthi falls on the fourth day of the waxing part of the moon. Also like all different festivals, the Ganesh Chaturthi day pertains to the moon being in a selected zodiac signal inside sure levels, and this is called ‘Nakshatra.’ A specific star or constellation can be known as ‘Nakshatra.’ Ganesh Chaturthi falls with the moon in Libra, which is Nakshatra of Swathi. It is believed that one ought to keep away from wanting on the moon throughout Ganesh Chaturthi as it would deliver hardships in one’s life.
As a treatment for varied astrological issues, the worship of Lord Ganesha is usually recommended probably the most. Legend has it that Lord Ganesha turns into an environment friendly treatment relating to cope with Moon, Mercury, Mars, and Ketu. Tuesday and Wednesday are the beneficial days to worship Lord Ganesha as a part of astrological treatments.
The Ganesh Chaturthi pageant was popularised by Lokmanya Tilak in the course of the freedom motion. The neighborhood celebration could be very energetic; colourful Idols of Lord Ganesha are put in at houses and in public locations. The celebration ‘Ganeshotsav’ ends after ten days on Ganesh Visarjan day, which is also called Anant Chaturdashi. On Ganesh Visarjan, devotees immerse the idol of Lord Ganesh in water.
The Ganesh Chaturthi Festival is noticed all through India, particularly in the states akin to Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Telangana, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh, and is often celebrated privately at dwelling in states akin to Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh.