Durva Ganapati Poojan (Durva Ganapati Vrata, Durva Ganesh Chaturthi) is vrata dedicated to Lord Ganapati. In 2020, Durva Ganapati Vrata date is July 24.
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 – 24 July 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, श्रावण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, चतुर्थी तिथि, पूर्वाफाल्गुनी नक्षत्र, वरीघा – परिघा योग, बव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:57 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:08
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)09:19 Chandrastama (Moonset)22:15
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturthi – 14:33
Nakshatra Purva Phalguni – 16:02
Yoga Varigha – 08:59
Skipped Yoga : Parigha – 29:52*
Karana Bava – 25:17*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 10:54 – 12:33
Gulika Kalam: 07:36 – 09:15
Yama Gandam: 15:51 – 17:29
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Shravan Mahina 2077 (Sawan Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Karkidakam Month 1195 (Karkidaka Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Shravana Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aadi Month (Aadi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Shraban Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Shrawan Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Shravana Masam (Shravanam)
Marathi Calendar – Shravan Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Sawan Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Simha – 21:36:47
Amrita Kalam 10:05 – 11:35
Abhijit: 12:07 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:43 – 24:12*
Durmuhurthams: 12:59 – 13:52
Durva Ganapati Vrata in Previous Years
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.