Ganesh Chaturthi 2012, Vinayaka Chavithi 2012, Ganesh Festival 2012

Vinayaka Chavithi or Ganesh Chaturthi festival is celebrated on Shukla paksha Chaturthi in Bhadrapad month. Vinayaka Chavithi 2012 date or Ganesh Chaturthi 2012 date is September 19.

It is celebrated for more than 9 days (Ganapati Navaratri). Lord Ganesh is installed on Ganesh Chaturthi day in houses and in streets (Ganpati pandals) and worshipped for 11 days in 2012. Worshipped Ganesh idols are immersed in water on Anant Chaturdashi day.

Ganesh Chaturthi festival is celebrated with utmost fervor in various cities and towns in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. In Hyderabad, Ganpati festival is celebrated with lot of enthusiasm where the Mammoth Ganesh idol is installed in Khairtabad.

Eco-friendly Clay Ganesha idols in Mumbai – Stores or shops 

Popular Ganesh Mandals in Mumbai

Popular Ganesha Mandals in Pune

Famous Ganesh Pandals in Hyderabad

Check out the special recipes for Ganesh Chaturthi festival here.

Here you can read Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Mantras or prayers to stotras to chant during Ganesha Chaturthi puja.

Click here to read… How to do Ganesh Chaturthi Puja at home… Detailed Ganesh Chaturthi puja procedure

Read how to do Ganesh immersion… Ganpati visarjan procedure… Ganesh immersion mantras & puja procedure before nimajjanam

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14 Comments

  1. Arjuni says:

    What is the reason to celebrate vinayaka chavity

  2. Ganesh says:

    Lord Ganesh is first GOD for hindus, We love to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi….

    — Ramnagar Ganesh Utsav Samithi

  3. Tanmay says:

    Can you please advice me regarding the timing for installing Ganesh idol at home here in Melbourne Australia for this Ganesh Chathruthi on 19/09/2012? – Thanks.

  4. Kogilavani Ramakrishnan says:

    OM, respected sir/ madam i am a homemaker, would like to perform fasting in purattasi month for 1st time. kindly advise how to perform fasting for all over the month and purattasi sani. tq HARI OM!!!

  5. reena says:

    I know good time sift a house in 19sep. 2012

  6. Raj says:

    Please advise if Bhumi Poojan can be done on 19th sept 12 ( Sri Ganesh Chaturthi day).

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