How Vinayaka became Ganadhipathi (Story)

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Once upon a day gods, hermits and human praised Siva and prayed him to give a leader of obstacles. Gajaanana (Ganesh) appealed father to give leader ship to him, since he is the elder son. Kumara swamy claimed it should be given to him on the plea that, his brother is not an able one, […]

Vinayaka Utpatti | Birth of Ganapathi

Shiva Parvati Ganesha

Vinayaka Utpatti (Birth of Ganapathi) is one of the four main stories of Ganesh Chaturthi Puja. Vinayaka Chavithi Vratha Katha is recited after the completion of Ganapathi Pooja. The story goes like…… In Kailash, Parvathi heard the arrival of her husband and felt very happy. She thought of completing her bath to welcome him. While […]

Ganpati Visarjan Timings, 14 September 2018

Ganesh Visarjan is the culmination of Ganesh Chaturthi festival (Parthiva Ganapati Puja). In 2018, Ganpati Visarjan of 1 and half day is performed on 14 September, Friday. Read how to do Ganesh immersion… Ganpati visarjan procedure… Ganesh immersion mantras & puja procedure before nimajjanam Ganpati Visarjan Timings, 14 September 2018 Pratha Kaal Visarjan – 8 […]

Timings of Ganpati Visarjan, 19 September 2018 | 7th day Ganesh Immersion

Ganesh Visarjan is the conclusion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival (Parthiva Ganapati Puja). In 2018, Ganpati Visarjan of 7th day is performed on 19 September, Wednesday. Read how to do Ganesh immersion… Ganpati visarjan procedure… Ganesh immersion mantras & puja procedure before nimajjanam Ganpati Visarjan Timings, 19 September 2018 Pratha Kaal Visarjan – 6.28 AM to […]

Ganpati Sthapana Time 2018, Muhurat – 13 September 2018

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Ganpati Sthapana Time 2018, Muhurat for Ganesh Puja on 13 September 2018 is given here. In 2018, Ganesh Navratri begins with Vinayaka Chaturthi and ends on September 23 with Ananta Chaturdashi. On Vinayaka Chavithi day, at or before 11.00 am you should bring the Ganesh idol to home. Ganesh Avahana or Sthapana (installation of Ganesha) […]

Ganesh Chaturthi – 13 September 2018 | Vinayaka Chavithi, Parthiva Ganapati Pujan

Today, 13 September 2018, is Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi, Parthiva Ganapati Pujan). It falls on fourth day in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month as per all lunar Hindu calendars. Ganeshotsav, a 10-day festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha, who is known as the destroyer of obstacles (Vighna nashaka & Vighnadhipathi), is celebrated in spectacular manner in […]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Puja Muhurat | Vinayaka Chavithi 2018 Puja Muhurtham

When to perform Ganesh puja on Ganesha Chaturthi in 2018? Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 puja muhurat or Vinayaka Chavithi puja muhurtham is given in this article. Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 date is September 13. On Vinayaka Chavithi day, at or before 11.00 am you should bring the Ganesh idol to home. Ganesh Avahana or Sthapana (installation of […]

How to do Ganesh Chaturthi Puja | Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja Procedure

How to do Ganesh Chaturthi Puja or what is Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja procedure? I am getting these questions very frequently through mails since few days. For any puja or vrata, the main objectives are neatness and dedication. If you have these two factors, then Vinayakas blessings will be surely with you. Here it is the […]

Syamantaka Mani & Ganesh Chaturthi (Story)

Syamantaka Mani & Ganesh Chaturthi (Story).. What is the relation between the story of Syamantaka mani and Ganesh Chaturthi? The story goes like this…. In Dwapara yuga Naarada visited Sri krishna in Dwaraka and praised him. It became evening during their conversation and Naarada said to Sri krishna that dusk had taken place and because […]

Lord Ganesha in Puranas, Vedas, Upanishads: Importance of Ganapathi in Hindu Scriptures

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The importance of Lord Ganesh is mentioned in many Puranas and Vedas. Rig Veda, Yajur Veda, Sama Veda & Atharva Veda have the reference of Ganapathi. Upanishads have given great importance for Ganesha Puja. There are two exclusive Upanishads dedicated to Vinayaka – 1. Ganesha Atharvashirsha Upanishad, 2. Ganeshathapi Upanishad. Vallabha Upanishad describes the significance […]

Why Ganesha has elephant face | How Ganpati got elephant head?

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There is an interesting story behind Ganesha’s elephant face. He had many servants like Nandi and Bhringi. One day, Shiva’s wife Parvati as usual went to bathe. Nandi was kept to watch the door and Parvati had instructed him not to let anyone. When Shiva arrived, he was instructed not to enter. Parvati was displeased […]

Khairatabad Ganesh 2018 Images, Photos – Theme, Design, Height, Model Picture

Khairatabad Ganesh Utsava Samithi (Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Committee), Hyderabad’s mamoth Ganesh Mandal, will release the model picture of 60-foot giant Ganapathi Vigraham for Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations 2018 very shortly. “Sri Saptamukha Vinayakudu” is the basic theme name for this Ganpati. As per sources, the idol will have 7-headed snake in the background. The idol will […]

Mumbai Cha Raja 2018 First Look | Ganesh Galli Lalbaug Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal Ganpati

In 2018, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations begins on September 13 with Ganesh Chaturthi Pratham Pooja and ends with Udwasan Poojan on Anant Chaturdashi (Ganpati Visarjan) – September 23. The first look of Ganesh Galli Ganpati, also known as Mumbaicha Raja Ganesha (Lalbaug Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal Ganpati), is unveiled by the organisers. On 11 September 2018, at […]

GSB Seva Mandal Ganpati 2018 Virat Darshan, First Look

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Virat Darshan of GSB Seva Mandal Ganpati 2018 is held on 11 September at Kings Circle’s GSB Seva Mandal. Organised by GSB Seva Mandal, GSB Ganpati considered as the richest Ganpati Mandal in Mumbai city. In 2018, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations starts on 13 September and ends on September 23. But GSB Seva Mandal celebrates Ganeshotsav from […]

Lalbaugcha Raja 2018 First Look images

Lalbaugcha Raja 2018 First Look (Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati 2018) has been revealed on 11 September 2018 at 8 PM, today. In 2018, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations begins on September 13 with Ganesh Chaturthi Pratham Pooja and ends with Udwasan Poojan on Anant Chaturdashi (Ganpati Visarjan) – September 23. Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesha is one of the most […]

Gowri Habba Puja Preparations, Swarna Gauri Habba Vrata decoration

On the day of Gowri Habba, women and young girls either prepare Jalagauri or Arishinagauri. Arishina Gauri is the small idol made up of turmeric paste. During the Gowri Habba puja, usually Kalash Sthapana or Ghata Sthapana ritual is not followed. The main objectives of Gowri Habba puja are neatness and devotion. Women perform Gauri puja […]

Publish Your Ganesha Story | Get Your Ganesh Pandal published in Hindupad

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Hindupad presents a new opportunity to get published your Ganesha in Hindupad. For this you need to send all details along with images of your Ganesha idols. Either you erect Ganesh Mandap for Ganesh Chaturthi or just celebrate it with household Ganesha idol, we welcome you. We will not have any demographic constraint. From remote […]

Ganeshgalli Ganpati 2019 | Mumbai Cha Raja Ganpati

Ganeshgalli Ganpati 2019 images, wallpapers of Mumbaicha Raja Ganpati 2019…. In 2019, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations begins on September 2 with Ganesh Chaturthi Pratham Pooja and ends with Udwasan Poojan on Anant Chaturdashi (Ganpati Visarjan) – September 12. The first look of Ganesh Galli Ganpati, also known as Mumbaicha Raja Ganesha (Lalbaug Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal Ganpati), […]

Lalbaugcha Raja 2018 Opening Ceremony

LALBAUGCHA RAJA GANESH UTSAV 2018 will be inaugurated on Thursday 13th September 2018, early morning 4.00 AM by the Mandal’s President Mr.Balasaheb Sudam Kamble. The same will be further followed by Pratishthapana Puja. Post the Puja, LALBAUGCHA RAJA 2018 darshan will be opened to all the devotees from early morning 6.00 AM onwards and the […]