Durva Ganapati Poojan (Durva Ganapati Vrata, Durva Ganesh Chaturthi) is vrata dedicated to Lord Ganapati. In 2022, Durva Ganapati Vrata date is August 1.
It is observed on Chaturthi day of Shukla Paksha (bright half) in Shravan month in Maharashtra, some parts of Karnataka, and Gujarat. ‘Durva’ means a type of grass blades used to worship Lord Ganesha. Durva grass blades have great significance in Hinduism. Lord Ganesh is worshipped with Durva grass blades on this day and special nivedan (Modak) is offered.
Other festivals dedicated to Lord Ganesha are – Sankashti Chaturthi or Sankatahara Chavithi in every month (Krishna Paksha Chaturthi), Ganesh Jayanti or Tilkund Chaturthi or Varad Chaturthi in Magh Month, and Putra Ganapati vratam or Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vratham in Falgun month.
Panchang, Durva Ganapathi Pooja – 1 August 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:41 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:52 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 08:34 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 09:23 PM
Tithi : Chaturthi upto 05:13 AM, Aug 02Panchami
Nakshatra : Purva Phalguni upto 04:06 PMUttara Phalguni
Karana : Vanija upto 04:48 PMVishti upto 05:13 AM, Aug 02Bava
Yoga : Parigha upto 07:04 PMShiva
Weekday : Somawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta; Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:50 AM to 12:43 PM
Amrita Kalam : 09:14 AM to 10:57 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 07:20 AM to 08:59 AM
Yamaganda : 10:37 AM to 12:16 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 01:55 PM to 03:34 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:43 PM to 01:36 PM 03:21 PM to 04:14 PM
Varjyam : 11:43 PM to 01:25 AM, Aug 02
Durva Ganapati Vrata in Previous Years
In 2021, Durva Ganapati Vrata date is August 12.
In 2020, Durva Ganapati Vrata date is July 24.
In 2019, Durva Ganapati Vrata date is August 4.
In 2018, Durva Ganapati Vrata date was August 14.
In 2017, Durva Ganapati Vrata date was July 26.
In 2016, Durva Ganapati Vrata date was August 6.
In 2015, Durva Ganapati Vrata date was August 18.
In 2014, Durva Ganapati Vrata date was July 30.
In 2013, Durva Ganapati Vrata date was August 10.
In 2012, Durva Ganapati Vrata date was July 22/23.