Ganesh Chaturthi 2016: Everything You Wanted to Know About its Significance & Rituals

Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 Date Puja Time

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2016

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration Date: Monday 5 September 2016

Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 Puja Time

Madhyahna Ganesha Puja Time = 11:04 AM to 01:34 PM
Duration = 2 Hours 29 Mins
On 4th Sep, Time to Avoid Moon Sighting = 06:54 PM to 08:30 PM
Duration = 1 Hour 35 Mins
On 5th Sep, Time to Avoid Moon Sighting = 09:16 AM to 09:05 PM
Duration = 11 Hours 48 Mins

Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi Begins = 06:54 PM on 4th Sep 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi Ends = 09:09 PM on 5th Sep 2016

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The commencement to the conception of the elephant God has started.

Albeit praised the whole way across India, Ganesh Chaturthi (or Vinayak Chaturthi, as its additionally known) is a truly paramount celebration particularly in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in the Deccan and South India. This Ganesh celebration is about bringing home splendidly created icons of the God, and there he will sit in state till Ganesh Chaturthi on September 19, when he is devotedly drenched in water.

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

Arrangements for Ganesh Chaturthi- which denote the conception of the Lord Ganesh- start up to ten days ahead of time, and now and then even months ahead of time. In essentially every area, a brilliantly enriched and carefully made Ganesh icon is made, to be enlightened and venerated for the majority of the ten days paving the way to Ganesh Chaturthi.

Amazing pandals or stages are situated up and loaded with crisp blossoms and the symbols are spruced up in bright garments and sparkling adornments. There is sharp rivalry to see which pandal has been most imaginatively designed and off and on again there is even a prize for the best dressed icon!

Upon the arrival of the Ganesh celebration itself, desserts – particularly laddoos and sugary modaks, which are a most loved of the God – are circulated (and expended) and Ganesh sanctuaries are packed with fans who take part in the love of the divinity.

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Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations across India

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At the point when all the celebrations are over, the icons which have been adored in the course of recent days are taken out in an amazing parade. Amid this parade the abundantly worshipped God is raised on eager shoulders, or rides in open trucks and carriages.

Joined by firecrackers showcases, pounding drums and the sound of a huge number of voices singing reverential tunes, the symbols are ceremonially submerged in a close-by ocean, lake or waterway. The drenching function, which is known as the ‘visarjan’, marks the end of the merriments. The individuals hit the dance-floor with extraordinary eagerness and singing leases the air, urging the god to return quickly the one year from now.

“Ganpati bapa, mouriya! Pudcha varshi, laukar ya!”

Hail Lord Ganesha, please return soon one year from now.

Centrality of Ganesh Chaturthi

The enthusiasm with which lovers commend the birthday of their most adored god – Lord Ganesha proposes the hugeness of Ganesh Chaturthi in their lives. As indicated by the prevalent view, Lord Ganesha plummets on the earth on Ganesh Chaturthi to stay with his fans for the course of ten days and clear all their snags. As an exchange enthusiasts spoil their dearest Lord Ganesha as a respected visitor and set up his most loved desserts – modaks.

The celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi is seen on the fourth day of Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha (rising moon stage), of the Hindu lunar month of Magh. It is accepted that Lord Ganesha was conceived on the fourth day of the splendid fortnight of Magh, consequently creating a relationship in the middle of Ganesh and chaturthi (four).

Individuals additionally venerate Ashtavinayak – the eight epitomes of Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturthi. It is accepted that Ashtavinayak dispensed with the negative vitality of fiendishness forces from this world and this conviction adds to the criticalness of Ganesh Chaturthi as it is accepted that Ganesha dependably come to annihilate the malevolent from this planet.

Breaking coconuts is viewed as propitious on Ganesh Chaturthi as when it is crushed on the floor it retains the negative vitality from the climate and accordingly guaranteeing your prosperity hence in every wander you embrace.

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Ganesh Chaturthi Myth

A prevalent misconception connected with Ganesh Chaturthi is that one ought to forgo taking a gander at the moon on this day. The tale behind this myth goes like on one of his birthdays, Lord Ganesha in the wake of stuffing his paunch with modaks, rode on his mouse that staggered in the wake of seeing a snake. This brought about Ganesha tumbling down, blasting out his stomach and spilling all the modaks. Ganesha stuffed all the modaks go into his stomach and tied his gut with the snake. Seeing this moon in the sky beginning chuckling generously, which irritated Ganesha and he reviled moon that any individual who will take a gander at it on Ganesh Chaturthi will welcome a bad fortunes. From that point forward individuals swear off taking a gander at the moon on the celebration.

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Ganesh Chaturthi Beliefs

In Hindu mythology Lord Ganesha is known as the master of beginnings and as the ruler of hindrance remover. Subsequently all propitious events and religious capacities start by summoning his endowments. As per Hindu mythology any individual who adores Lord Ganesha before beginning any religious event or wedding service gets his endowments which help in a fruitful perfection of the event. Master Ganesha is likewise connected with trade and merchants till date look for his favors before beginning any new wander.

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Time

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2016?

Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 Monday September 5th

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2017?

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017 Friday August 25th

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2018?

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Thursday September 13th

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