Ganesh Jayanti 2014, Lord Ganesha Jayanthi in 2014

Ganesh Jayanti is the birthday or Jayanthi of Lord Ganesha observed on Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, the fourth day in the month of Magha especially in Maharashtra, some parts of Karnataka and Goa. In 2014, maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 3.

It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra and households as well.

Palkhi Yatra is celebrated on Ganesh Jayanti in Morgaon Ganesha Temple (Mayureshwar Mandir / Shri Moreshwar Mandir) in Pune district of Maharashtra.

Lord Ganesh is worshipped with Shodashopachar puja and offered special recipes as naivedya. Special recipes are prepared with Til or sesame. Hence the festival is also known as Til Kund Chaturthi or Tila Kunda Chavithi. The popular Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is celebrated in Bhadrapad month (August – September).

In 2013, maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was February 13.

Ganesh Jayanti 2012 date was January 26.

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  1. Friends It is Ganpati bapa's birthday on the 03/02/2014 lets us not forget to wish the almighty,and ofer prayers,let us not forget to be human,take care Go bless.

  2. Ganesh Jayanti also known as Maghi Ganeshotsav is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Ganesha in the Hindu calendar month of Magh which falls in Gregorian calendar month of January and February. It is basically a Vinayak Chaturthi falling in the month of Magh. The day is observed on the fourth day (Chaturthi) during the waxing phase of moon (Shukla Paksha) in Magh month. In 2014, Ganesh Jayanti or Maghi Ganpati will be celebrated on 3rd February 2014. The day is believed to be the birthday of Lord Ganesh in Maharashtra, parts of Karnataka and Goa. Maghi Ganpati Puja Process : On this day devotees worship Lord Ganesha. An image of Ganesha is made from Turmeric powder or Sindhoor powder and it is worshipped. The idol is offered special naivedya. Food prepared from Til (sesame) is consumed on the day. Hence this day is also known as Til Kund Chaturthi.

  3. Magh Shukla Paksha Chaturthi is known as Ganesh Jayanti not Krishna Paksha Chaturthi… Ganesh Jayanti 2013 date is February 13

  4. Hi
    A website called as cyberastro has published 22nd jan 2011 – magh krishna paksha chaturthi as date for Ganesha Birthday. When I checked with them, they got upset and said they have done proper checking. Can you please advise who can verify this .Thanks