Ganesh Chaturthi, 9 September 2013 (Vinayaka Chavithi)

Today, 9 September 2013 is Ganesh Chaturthi, Vinayaka Chavithi festival (Parthiva Ganesha Pujan). It marks the beginning of Ganapati Navratri celebrations in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, and many other North Indian states.

Ganesh Chaturthi falls on Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) of Bhadrapada Month in Hindu calendar.

Ganesh Festival celebrations start with Ganesh Chaturthi day and end with Anant Chaturdashi Ganesh Visarjan (immersion of Ganesha idols).

Public Ganesh festival celebrations (Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav) were started by Sri Balagangadhar Tilak during the freedom fight against the British in Pune in order to unite all Indians.

Worship eco-friendly/ clay ganesh idols to protect our environment and water sources from pollution.

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How to do simple Ganesh Puja at home

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja procedure with Mantras, Slokas, stotras

Ganeshotsav, a 10-day festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha, who is known as the destroyer of obstacles (Vighna nashaka & Vighnadhipathi), is celebrated in spectacular manner in Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nagpur, Nashik & all other cities in Maharashtra; Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam (Vizag) & Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh; Surat & Ahmedabad in Gujarat states of India.

Not only in India, Ganesh festival is also celebrated in other countries where considerable Indian Hindu population live. In USA, UK, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Muscat & France the festival celebrations touch high ends.

Tithi Sukla Chavithi (Chaturthi) Ends at 15:53
Vaara Somavara
Nakshatram Chitta (Chitra) Ends at 08:25
Bava Karana Ends at 27:22Vishti (Bhadra) Karana Ends at 15:53
Brahma Yogam Ends at 15:14

Paksha: Shukla Paksha / Sud Paksha. Month: Bhadrapada Month in North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant calendars) & Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati calendars (Amavasyant Calendars).
Tamil Calendar: Aavani Masam 22 & Malayalam Calendar: Chinga Masam 22
Bengali Calendar: Bhadra Month 21

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Simha Rashi (Leo)
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula Rashi (Libra)

Auspicious Time
Abhijit: 11:59:30 – 12:47:30

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 2.03 PM to 3.37 PM
Rahu Kalam: 07:44:07 – 09:17:15
Gulika Kalam: 13:56:37 – 15:29:45
Yama Gandam: 10:50:22 – 12:23:30
Durmuhurthams: 12:48:20 – 13:38:00
Durmuhurthams: 15:17:20 – 16:07:00

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10 Comments

  1. Mahaniya says:

    in 1977 september on which day vinayaka chevathi was

  2. Prema says:

    September 9 2013 at what time chavithi ends

  3. Sukhada says:

    muhurath for ganesha homam on 9th september 2013

  4. Paramananda says:

    what time does ganesh chathurthi start on 9 september2013