Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival. It means the birth of the Hindu god Ganesha. We also call Ganesh Chaturthi as Vinayak Chaturthi or Ganeshotsav. In this festival people install Ganesh’s clay idols in homes and publicly sets sandals people chant of medic hymns and Hindu text and do prayers and arti and offer Prasad from daily prayers to Ganesha then distribute to the community.
Ganesha’s favourite sweet is modaka. The festival is of 10 days. After 10 days we take an idol in public with music and chanting then we do visarjan in water On the day of Ananta Chaturdashi. According to sources, 1,50000 statues are immersed annually in Mumbai only. Then the idol gets dissolved in water and Ganesha is believed to return to his place.
We celebrate the festival of Ganesha as god of new beginning. Ganesha remove all the obstacle from life. The festival is celebrate specially in States of Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, goa, Tamil nadu. We observed Ganesh Chaturthi Nepal as well.
CELEBRATION IN INDIA:
We celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in home or in public by community group. On the same day, in Bihar Mithila region chaurchan festival is celebrated which is related to Ganesha. It date is decided by presence of Chaturthi tithi. It is held during bhadrapad madyabanaa purvabaddha. If the Chaturthi tithi begins in night and end next morning, then the next morning is considered as Ganesh Chaturthi.
Also the priest perform prana pratishtha to invite Ganesha. The festival begins with hymns from Ganapati athar vashirsa, rigveda, upanishads and the Ganesh stotra. In Maharashtra and Goa arti is performed together with friends and family.
In Ganesha Chaturthi festival, seller create models of Ganesha by clay , we call it murti. We do Ganesha visarjan on the last day of festival. Every year people wait for this festival as it brings a lot of positive vibes. The devotees bring multi home a day before or on the same day. The murti is decorated with flowers , balloons and other items. People do mantras, bhajan, kirtan during the ganeshotsav. It also recognised by public. It is recognised by local people , neighbourhood and group of people.
Funds are collected from members for the festival. We set the Ganesh idols in mandaps or sandals. Public start preparing for the festival months in advance. Making of multi start with worshipping of Ganesha. The pandals are decorated with flowers and lights people do some cultural activities on the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi like dancing, singing, theatre and many more and there are some community activities as well such as blood donation, medical camp.
Other religion people also celebrate the festival. In Tamil nadu people also call the festival as pillayar Chaturthi. Moral is one of the most favourite sweet of Ganesha ji. A model is made from rice or hear flour stuffed with grated coconut dried fruit, jaggery and steamed or fried. Another popular dish is karanji it is like modak..
GANESHA CHATURTHI WISHES:
- May lord Ganesha bless you with happiness. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- On the special occasion , may Ganesh ji remove all obstacles from your life. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May Vanessa filled this year with joy and success. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- Wishing you a very blessed Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May Ganesh’s blessing bring you errand happiness. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May Ganesh shower his blessing on you. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May the arrival of bappa brings good luck in your life. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May you are blessed with the strength and courage to overcome obstacle. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May your life filled with positivity and success. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi
- May bappa be with you always. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May bappa blessed you with knowledge and wisdom. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May your life be as joyful and colourful as the decoration of bappa. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- Let’s welcome the bappa with love and devotion. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May Ganesha be with you today and always. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May bappa bring bright future. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- Sending you very good wishing on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. May bappa bless you. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi!
- May bappa blessed your home with happiness. Happy Ganesha Chaturthi!
- May you are blessed with new opportunities in your life. Happy Ganesha chaturthi!
- May bappa bring peace in your family. Happy Ganesha chaturthi!
- May your dreams come true with the blessing of bappa. Happy Vinayak chaturthi!
Wishing you a very happy Ganesh Chaturthi
WHAT IS THE DATE OF GANESH CHATURTHI IN 2023?
In 2023 Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated on 19 September 2023.
WHEN IS THE GANESH VISARJAN IN 2023?
In 2023 Ganesh visarjan will be on 28 September 2023
CONCLUSION :– Ganesh Chaturthi
So, the Ganesh chaturthi is the festival of Hindu. It is celebrated for 10 days. People do decoration and lightening to welcome bappa in their home. People do art , bhajan and kirtan. In public sandals people do some program like they arrange dancing competition, singing competition and many more. Ganesh chaturthi bring positive vibes in everyone home. So, a very happy Ganesh chaturthi to all, may lord Ganesha bring happiness in your home.
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