22 February 2015 is Putra Ganapathi Vratham (Shanta Chaturthi Vrata). It is an auspicious vrata to be observed by married couple for children.
Childless couple perform the vrata for children. The deity to worship on the day is as the name suggests, Putra Ganapati, Lord Ganapathi. It is also called as Vara Siddhi Vinayaka Vratam.
Rituals and Customs of Putra Ganapati Vrata
The devotees or the performers who observe the vrata, perform the Ganapati Puja with utmost devotion to be blessed with children by the God. Some enthusiasts observe fast on the day. Putra Ganapati Vrata should be done under the guidance of a well known priest or a pandit.
Putra Ganapathi Vrata Puja Procedure, Pujan Vidhi of Putra Ganpati Vrat
Perform simple Ganesh Puja by chanting few stotras of Lord Ganesha (mainly Ganesha Astottaram / Astottara Shatanamavali). Offer special recipes such as Modak / Undrallu / Payasam. Perform Ganesh Aarti after puja and chant Putra Prapthi Ashtakam.
Panchang, Putra Ganapathi Vratham – 22 February 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:58 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:22
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 09:14 Chandrastama (Moonset) 22:08
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Chaturthi – 15:39
Nakshatra Revati – 20:00
Yoga Shubha – 15:30
Karana Bava – 26:26*
Purnimanta Month Phaalguna
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 16:57 – 18:22
Gulika Kalam: 15:31 – 16:57
Yama Gandam: 12:40 – 14:06
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kumbha
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Meena – 20:00:59
Amrita Kalam 17:49 – 19:17
Abhijit: 12:17 – 13:03
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 09:01 – 10:29
Durmuhurthams: 16:51 – 17:37