Shri Gajanan Maharaj Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Sant Gajanan Maharaj. In 2020, Gajanan Maharaj Punyatithi date is August 23, Sunday.
Gajanan Maharaj was an Indian guru belonged to Maharashtra, and he is regarded as an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. He has first appeared in Shegaon, Mahatashtra in the form of a young man, during the year 1878. He has attained Samadhi on 1910. Reportedly, Shri Gajanan Maharaj had left his physical abode on Rishi Panchami tithi.
Shree Gajanan Maharaj took Samadhi in 1910. His earthly remains were buried and a temple in his name was built on his Samadhi at Shegaon. The holy existence of his soul in the Samadhi Temple blesses his devotees, and gives all the prosperity in their life. In the presence of Gajanan Maharaj, Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan was formed on 1908.
Gajanan Maharaj Prakat din is observed on Krishna Paksha Saptami in Magh Month as per Marathi calendar.