Jyeshta Gauri Pujan, Gowri Puja during Bhadrapad month in Maharashtra, is observed for three days – Gauri Avahan, Gauri Pujan, and Gauri Visarjan. Jyeshta Gauri Pujan begins with Gauri Avahan puja and ends with Gauri Visarjan or Udwasan. In 2012, Jyeshta Gauri Puja begins on September 21 and ends on September 23. Shubh muhurat for Jyeshta gauri visarjan in 2012 is – till 1.31 PM on 23 September.
Jyeshta Gauri Puja is celebrated during Ganesh Navratri or Ganesh Festival in the month Bhadrapad in Maharashtra and some Marathi places of Konkan regions. Jyeshta Gauri Puja 2012 dates:
Jyeshta Gauri Avahan – September 21, 2012 (Gauri Avahan muhurat or time: till 4.02 PM)
Jyeshta Gauri Puja – September 22, 2012
Jyeshta Gauri Visarjan – September 23, 2012 (best time for Jyeshta Gauri Visarjan: till 1.31 PM)
In 2011, Jyeshta Gauri Pujan dates were: September 4 to September 6.