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 2021, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 15.
It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra and households as well.
Palkhi Yatra is celebrated on Ganesh Jayanti in Morgaon Ganesha Temple (Mayureshwar Mandir / Shri Moreshwar Mandir) in Pune district of Maharashtra.
Lord Ganesh is worshipped with Shodashopachar puja and offered special recipes as naivedya. Special recipes are prepared with Til or sesame. Hence the festival is also known as Til Kund Chaturthi or Tila Kunda Chavithi. The popular Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is celebrated in Bhadrapad month (August – September).
Ganesh Jayanti in other countries
Ganesh Jayanti in USA – 15 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti in Canada – 15 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti in UK & European countries – 15 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti in UAE & Middle East – 15 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti in Singapore – 15 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti in Malaysia – 15 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti in Australia – 15 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti in New Zealand – 15 February 2021
Panchang, 15 February 2021
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 6:59 AM
Suryastamayam (Sunset) : 6:11 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 9:14 AM
Chandrastamayam (Moonset) : 9:32 PM
Tithi : Chaturthi upto 03:36 AM, Feb 16 Panchami
Nakshatra : Uttara Bhadrapada upto 06:29 PM Revati
Yoga : Sadhya upto 01:19 AM, Feb 16 Shubha
Karana : Vanija upto 02:43 PM Vishti upto 03:36 AM, Feb 16 Bava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Somavara (Monday)
Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta ; Magha – Amavasyanta
Vikram Samvat : 2077 Pramadi
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Shubh Muhurat (Auspicious Timings):
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:13 PM to 12:58 PM
Amrit Kalam (Amrutha Kalam) : 1:18 PM to 03:01 PM
Time to Avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 8:23 AM to 09:47 AM
Yamaganda Kalam : 11:11 AM to 12:35 PM
Gulikai Kalam (Kuligai Timings) : 1:59 PM to 03:23 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:58 PM to 01:43 PM 03:12 PM to 03:57 PM
Varjyam : —
Ganesh Jayanti in Previous Years
In 2020, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is January 28.
In 2019, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was February 8.
In 2018, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was January 21.
In 2017, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was January 31.
In 2016, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was February 11.
In 2015, maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was January 23.
In 2014, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was February 3.
In 2013, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date was February 13.
Ganesh Jayanti 2012 date was January 26.