Ganesh Chaturthi

As you all knows Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 is coming on 22nd August 2020.  We all are very excited to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi 2020.  Here is some basic information about Ganesh Chaturthi why we celebrate so high level?

Ganesh Chaturthi is also know as Vinayaka Chaturthi. It’s a ten day festival started from fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada.

Ganesh Chaturthi
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, which typically falls in the months of August or September of the Gregorian calendar. We install Shree Ganesh Clay Idols in home and elaborate Pandals in public. On the tenth day we carry the lord Ganesh Idol with music and immersed the idol in a river and ocean. In Mumbai alone 1,50,000 idols are immersed.

Belief in Ganesh Chaturthi

Lord Ganesha is the God of New beginning and the remover of obstacles also the God of wisdom and intelligent. So nearly pan India we celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi so that Lord Ganesh remove our obstacles in life and family and bring joy and happiness in our family, life and country.

We hope this year Lord Ganesha will end our most painful pandemic Corona Virus.

Cities Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi

Maharastra, Karnataka, Goa, Telangana, Gujrat, Chhatisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pardesh, also celebrated in foreign countries like, Nepal, Trinidad, Suriname, Fiji, Mauritius, United States and Europe. These are the top cities where people celebrate in Large otherwise Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated Pan India.

When Ganesh Chaturthi was First Celebrated

Ganesh Chaturthi was first observed publicly in the era of Shivaji.  According to others such as Kaur, the festival became a public event later, in 1892 when Bhausaheb Laxman Javale ( also known as Bhau Rangari), installed the first sarvajanik(public) Ganesha idol in Pune

How we Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 at Home?

At homes, families install small clay statues for worship during the festival. The Murti is worshiped in the morning and evening with offerings of Flowers, Durva , Karanji and Modaks .  The worship ends with the singing of an aarti in honour of Ganesha, other Gods and Saints. In Maharashtra the Marathi aarti “Sukhakarta Dukhaharta“, composed by the 17th century saint, Samarth Ramdas is sung.

Date of Ganesh Chaturthi for Year 2021 & 2022

  • For Year 2021 Ganesh Chaturthi will be on 10th September.
  • For Year 2022 Ganesh Chaturthi will be on 31st August.

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2 Thoughts to “Ganesh Chaturthi”

  1. Himanshu

    Very good content . Thanks popularinindia

  2. Vikramaditya Uday

    We are planning to visit some best places where Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on high. Please share some best places for this occasion.

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