Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi

Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi. Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage, Katha of Ganapathi’s marriage. One of the traditions says that Ganesha was a Brahmachari which means unmarried. It is popular in South India. While in the north of the India, Ganesha is often portrayed as married to two daughters of Brahma […]

32 Forms of Ganesha (Ganapati’s 32 Manifestations)

Here is the list of 32 forms of Lord Ganesha. The Ganesha Purana describes 32 forms of Ganapati. In other Agamic scriptures also these forms or incarnations are identified. Some Tantriks worship these Ganesh incarnations or manifestations. Here are names and some details of 32 forms of Ganesha. 1. Bala Ganapathi The Childlike Ganapati. Depicted […]

Ganesha & Durva Grass: Why Lord Ganesha is worshipped with Durvas?

Ganapathi and Durva grass

Ganesha & Durva Grass: Why Lord Ganesha is worshipped with Durvas? What is the relation between Ganesha and Durva grass blades? Why Durva glass blades are offered to Lord Ganesha? There is a story associated with worshipping Ganesha with Durvas.. Once upon a time, there used to be a demon called ‘Analasura’. He had the […]

Ganesh Jayanti 2019 | Maghi Ganesha Jayanthi

Lord Ganesha

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 2019, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 8. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra […]

Dusara Kumbharwada Maghi Ganeshotsav 2019

Dusara Kumbharwada Sarvajanik Maghi Ganesh Utsav Mandal is one of the famous Maghi Ganeshotsav Mandals in Mumbai. In 2019, Maghi Ganeshotsav date is February 8. The venue of this Ganeshotsav mandal is SS Maharaja Marg, Dusara Kumbharwada. In 2019, Aagman Sohala of this Ganeshotsav Mandal will be celebrated in February. Lord Ganesh is worshipped with Shodashopachar […]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 | Vinayaka Chavithi 2019 | Ganeshotsav

Lord Ganapati

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 2019, Ganesh Navratri begins on September 2 and ends on September 12 with Anant Chaturthi or Anant Chaturdasi. The 9-nights of Ganesh festival begins on fourth day in bright half of […]

Why avoid Tulsi Leaves in Ganesh Puja

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Why we avoid Tulsi Leaves in Ganesh Puja? What is the story of Tulasi leaves and Ganapathi Pooja? This story is associated with Ganesh cursing Tulasi… The story goes like this…. Tulsi, the daughter of Dharmaraja. the God of righteousness, was roaming about in the world in ecstatic devotion to Lord Narayana, in her youthful […]

Parashurama’s war with Ganesha – Story

Ganesha Fighting Parashurama

Story of Parashurama’s war with Ganesha, what is the story between Parashurama and Ganesha? How Ganesha lost his tusk and remained Ekadanta? After avenging his father’s death and the massacre of the erring Kshatriyas, Parashurama desired to personally pay homage to Bhagavan Shiva and reached Kailasa; he witnessed Nandeeswara, Maha Kaala, Ruru Bhairava, Rudraganas and Bhuta-Preta-Piscachas […]

Story of the birth of Ganesha

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Story of the birth of Ganesha. Legend behind the origin of Lord Ganesha, Ganapathi, Vinayaka. There are many stories related to the birth of the god Ganesha. There are many stories related to the birth of the god Ganesha. When Shiva is away, Parvati went for a bath and took a turmeric paste from her […]

Story of Lord Ganesha, Gokarna Mahabaleshwar

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Story of Lord Ganesha, Gokarna Mahabaleshwar, Atmalingam of Lord Shiva. Ravana, King of Lanka was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He was impressed with Ravana great devotion and in turn asked for any boon. Ravana, King of Lanka was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He was impressed with Ravana great devotion and in turn […]

Story: Ganesha’s curse to Moon God (Chandra Deva)

Story: Ganesha’s curse to Moon God, Chandra Deva. Curse to moon God by Lord Ganesha – story. Legend of Ganapathi’s curse to Moon God, Chandra deva. Here is a popular story of Ganesha found in the Skanda Purana. It says once the Ganesha was invited for a feast in Chandralok. Also, the God is known […]

Balapur Laddu 2018 Price sets new record | Auction of Balapur Ganesh Laddu

Balapur Ganesh laddu 2018 is all set to get a record price in auction which is being held by bidding at Balapur Ganesh Utsava Samithi, Hyderabad on 23 September 2018 prior the beginning of Ganesh Nimajjanam Shobha Yatra. T Srinivas Gupta of Balapur Mandal Arya Vysya Sangham, Hyderabad has got the Laddu for 16.60 lakh […]

Ganpati Visarjan Timings, 23 September 2018 | 11th day Ganesh Immersion

Ganesh Visarjan is the conclusion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival (Parthiva Ganapati Puja). In 2018, Ganpati Visarjan of 11th day / last day is performed on 23 September, Sunday. Read how to do Ganesh immersion… Ganpati visarjan procedure… Ganesh immersion mantras & puja procedure before nimajjanam Ganpati Visarjan Timings, 23 September 2018 Pratha Kaal Visarjan – […]

Timings of Ganpati Visarjan, 22 September 2018 | 10th day Ganesh Immersion

Ganesh Visarjan is the conclusion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival (Parthiva Ganapati Puja). In 2018, Ganpati Visarjan of 10th day is performed on 22 September, Saturday. Read how to do Ganesh immersion… Ganpati visarjan procedure… Ganesh immersion mantras & puja procedure before nimajjanam Ganpati Visarjan Timings, 22 September 2018 Pratha Kaal Visarjan – 8 AM to […]

Chaitanyapuri Ganesh 2018 | Hyderabad Kamalanagar Manikanta Ayyappa Bhaktha Samajam Ganapathi

Chaitanyapuri Ganesha 2018 (Kamalanagar Manikanta Bhaktha Samajam Vinayakudu) is Sri Lakshmi Saraswati Sametha Simhasanarudha Ganapathi. In 2018, Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations have begun on September 13 and will end on September 23 with Ganesh Nimajjanam. This Ganpati is a 25-feet idol. This Ganapathi is portrayed as Ganesha in the form of ‘Simhasanarudha Ganapati’, a decorative form […]

Pune’s Dagdusheth Temple – Replica of Thanjavur Brihadisvara Temple for Ganeshotsav 2018

For 2018 Ganesh Chaturthi Ganeshotsav, Shrimant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Sarvajanik Trust of Pune has come up with the theme of replica of Thanjavur Brihadisvara Temple. In 2018, Ganeshotsav begins on September 13 with Ganesh Chaturthi Pratham Pooja and ends with Udwasan Poojan on Anant Chaturdashi, September 23. Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati, also known as Shrimant Dagdusheth […]

Timings of Ganpati Visarjan, 17 September 2018 | 5th day Ganesh Immersion

Ganesh Visarjan is the conclusion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival (Parthiva Ganapati Puja). In 2018, Ganpati Visarjan of 5th day is performed on 17 September, Monday. Read how to do Ganesh immersion… Ganpati visarjan procedure… Ganesh immersion mantras & puja procedure before nimajjanam Ganpati Visarjan Timings, 17 September 2018 Pratha Kaal Visarjan – 6.28 AM to […]

Artificial Ponds in Mumbai for Ganesh Visarjan 2018 (Zone wise, Ward wise)

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List of Artificial Ponds in Mumbai for Ganesh Visarjan (Zone wise, Ward wise) are given here. In 2017, Ganesh Visarjan dates are given in the earlier post – read here. Here is the list of Artificial ponds for Ganpati Visarjan 2018 Zone- I 1. C- ward Durgadevi Udhyan Dr Mahimtura Marg. 2. E-ward Vir Jijamata […]

Balapur Ganesh 2018 | Balapur Ganesh Utsava Samithi Ganapathi 2018

Balapur Ganesh 2018 (Balapur Ganesh Utsava Samithi Ganapathi) is one of the most revered Ganapati Pandals in Hyderabad. In 2018, Ganesh Chaturthi Navaratri utsavams begins on September 13 with Vinayaka Chavithi Prathama Pooja and ends on September 23 with Vinayaka Nimajjanam. Balapur Ganesh Utsava Samithi was first established in 1980 and was the first ganesh […]