Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: History, Significance & Puja Timings
September month welcomes an auspicious occasion of Hindus this year. Ganesh Chaturthi 2021 will begins on September 10, and Hindus celebrate it with great enthusiasm every year. The celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi will come to an end on September 21.
History & Significance of Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesha Chaturthi is famous with different names such as Vinayak Chaturthi. In this festival, devotees bring home the idol of Lord Ganesha to worship him. On this day, they eat good food and enjoy themselves with friends and families, and in the end, they immerse the idol of Lord Ganesha.
Moreover, Modak is offered by the temple as prasad after prayer. Modak is the favorite food of Lord Ganesha, the lord of prosperity, wisdom & good fortune. Like Shree Krishna Janmashtami, Ganesha Chaturthi also falls in Bhadrapada month according to the Hindu calendar. He is also known as Vighnaharta, Gajdanata, Gajanana, and more. Lord Ganesha has a total of 108 titles.
According to Indian mythology, Goddess Parvati, wife of Lord Shiva, create the bay Ganesha with Sandalwood. She asked him to guard the entrance while she takes a bath. When Lord Shiva comes at the entrance, Baby Ganesh stops him from entering and doesn’t allow him to pass. Enraged in anger, lord shiva cut the head of baby Ganesha. After knowing this, Goddess Parvati gets upset & heartbroken.
Seeing Goddess Parvati in tears & grief, Lord Shiva promised to bring baby Ganesha back in life. He instructed his follower to find the living creature. They end up finding the head of the baby elephant, and that’s how Lord Ganesha came back in life with the new look.
Pua Muharats & Timings:
Here we are sharing puja timings for Ganesha Chaturthi 2021, and It will last from 12:17 Am to 10 Pm. Puja Vidhi Timing will be from 11:03 am-1:33 pm.
Ganesh Chaturthi Visarjan or Anant Chaturdashi
The celebration of Ganesha Chaturthi is different across different cities of India. However, faith and devotion remain the same in the heart of devotees. During Ganesh Chaturthi, people bring the Ganesh idol at home and worship the idol for 10 days.
Anant Chaturdashi is the day where the devotees give farewell to the Lord Ganesh by immersing the diety’s idol in water bodies. Devotees ask him to visit next year and take care of their family and well-being. The people celebrate this occasion by playing devotional songs and dancing to different beats. Dishes like motichoor laddu and modak are distributed among devotees as prasad.
Most Preferred Destination for Ganesh Chaturthi 2021
If you want to get the fullest flavor of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration. It would be best if you visit the following destination. You can choose the one depending upon the distance and travel budget:
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