Why is Ganesh the first God invoked in all Pujas and rituals

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Why is Ganesh worshipped first among all Gods? What is the reason behind worshipping Ganesha as Aadideva in all rituals and pujas? Ganesh or Ganapati is worshipped before starting or initiating any puja or ritual as per Hinduism. Lord Ganesh is also called as Vinayaka, Vigneshwara, Vignahantri, Gajanana, Ganadhipa, Gananayaka, Lambodara and Ekadanta. Not only […]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 | Vinayaka Chavithi 2018 | Ganeshotsav

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Ganesh Navratri, Ganesh Utsav or Ganesh Chaturthi Navratri, is celebrated from Ganesh Chaturthi day which is considered as the birth day of Lord Ganesh. In 2018, Ganesh Navratri begins on September 13 and ends on September 23 with Anant Chaturthi or Anant Chaturdasi. The 9-nights of Ganesh festival begins on fourth day in bright half of […]

Putra Ganapati Vratam in 2018

Putra Ganapati Vratam is an auspicious vrata to be observed by married couple for children. Putra Ganapati Vrata is a main ritual in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. Childless couple perform the vrata for children. The deity to worship on the day is as the name suggests, Putra Ganapati, Lord Ganapathi. Also called as Lord Ganesh, […]

Pancha Ganapati Puja, Panchamukha Ganesh Festival in December

Panchamukha Ganapati

Pancha Ganapati or Pancha Ganesh vrat is a five-day Ganapati Puja observed in December month. Pancha Ganesh vrat begins on December 21 and ends on December 25. Panchamukha Ganapati, the five-faced Ganesha is worshipped during this modern festival. A special puja or sadhana is performed on each day of Pancha Ganapati. The puja procedure or […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Patra Puja, 21 leaves to worship Ganesh on Ganesh Chavithi

Ganesh Patra Puja is very important step in Ganesh Chaturthi puja. 21 types of leaves are used for Ganesh Chaturthi festival to worship Lord Ganesha. This pathra puja is also called as ‘Eka Vimshathi Patra Puja. Chanting each name of the Lord, Ganesha is worshipped with each type of leaf. As per Hinduism, Rushis used […]

Vinayaka Chavithi 2015 | Vinayaka Chaturthi 2015 date

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Vinayaka Chavithi 2015, Vinayaka Chavithi 2015 date, Vinayaka Chaturthi 2015, Vinayaka Chavithi 2015, Vinayagar Sathurthi 2015, Vinayakar Sadurthi 2015 date. Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi) is the festival of Lord Ganesha. In 2015, Vinayaka Chavithi date is September 17. It is celebrated on Chaturthi or Chavithi during the month of bhaadra or Bhadrapada month (August – September). Lord […]

Lalbaugcharaja Ganesh | Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati in Mumbai

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Lalbaughcharaja Ganesh (Lalbaug cha Raja Ganpati mandal) is most popular Ganesh pandal in Mumbai and even in India. Lalbaug cha raja Ganesh has a great history. Lalbaug Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav mandal was founded in 1934 when the local fishermen and vendors were allotted some land to build Lalbaug market in Mumbai. The first Ganeshotsav in Lalbaugh […]