Ganesh Jayanti (Jayanthi of Lord Ganesha) is observed on Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi, the fourth day in Magh Month 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. 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).
Maghi Ganesh Jayanti Puja Muhurat, 15 February 2021
Abhijit Muhurat is between 12:13 PM and 12:58 PM. It is auspicious to perform Ganesh Jayanti Puja in Abhijit Muhurat.
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 : —