Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi

Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage with Siddhi & Buddhi. Story of Lord Ganesha’s Marriage, Katha of Ganapathi’s marriage. One of the traditions says that Ganesha was a Brahmachari which means unmarried. It is popular in South India. While in the north of the India, Ganesha is often portrayed as married to two daughters of Brahma […]

Ganesh Jayanti 2019 | Maghi Ganesha Jayanthi

Lord Ganesha

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 2019, Maghi Ganesh Jayanti date is February 8. It is observed as a grand event in all Ganesh temples in Maharashtra […]

How Ganapathi made a speedier round of the world?

How Ganapathi made a speedier round of the world? How Ganesha made round of Lord Shiva and Parvati? Once sage Narada offered a very celestial mango fruit to Lord Shiva. Both his children Ganapathi and Subrahmanya wanted that fruit. Narada suggested that the one who travels all round the world first should get this fruit. Both Ganapathi […]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 | Vinayaka Chavithi 2019 | Ganeshotsav

Lord Ganapati

Ganesh Navratri, Ganesh Utsav or Ganesh Chaturthi Navratri, is celebrated from Ganesh Chaturthi day which is considered as the birth day of Lord Ganesh. In 2019, Ganesh Navratri begins on September 2 and ends on September 12 with Anant Chaturthi or Anant Chaturdasi. The 9-nights of Ganesh festival begins on fourth day in bright half of […]

Why avoid Tulsi Leaves in Ganesh Puja

tulsi plant

Why we avoid Tulsi Leaves in Ganesh Puja? What is the story of Tulasi leaves and Ganapathi Pooja? This story is associated with Ganesh cursing Tulasi… The story goes like this…. Tulsi, the daughter of Dharmaraja. the God of righteousness, was roaming about in the world in ecstatic devotion to Lord Narayana, in her youthful […]

Parashurama’s war with Ganesha – Story

Ganesha Fighting Parashurama

Story of Parashurama’s war with Ganesha, what is the story between Parashurama and Ganesha? How Ganesha lost his tusk and remained Ekadanta? After avenging his father’s death and the massacre of the erring Kshatriyas, Parashurama desired to personally pay homage to Bhagavan Shiva and reached Kailasa; he witnessed Nandeeswara, Maha Kaala, Ruru Bhairava, Rudraganas and Bhuta-Preta-Piscachas […]

Story of the birth of Ganesha

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Story of the birth of Ganesha. Legend behind the origin of Lord Ganesha, Ganapathi, Vinayaka. There are many stories related to the birth of the god Ganesha. There are many stories related to the birth of the god Ganesha. When Shiva is away, Parvati went for a bath and took a turmeric paste from her […]

Story of Lord Ganesha, Gokarna Mahabaleshwar

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Story of Lord Ganesha, Gokarna Mahabaleshwar, Atmalingam of Lord Shiva. Ravana, King of Lanka was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He was impressed with Ravana great devotion and in turn asked for any boon. Ravana, King of Lanka was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He was impressed with Ravana great devotion and in turn […]

Story: Kubera and Lord Ganesha – Ganesha’s feast with Kubera’s Pride

Story: Kubera and Lord Ganesha, Ganesha’s feast with Kubera’s Pride. Headstrong Kubera and Ganapathi’s story. Kubera invited Ganesha to her house for feast. One of the Ganesha’s names is Lambodara, the huge bellied one. Kubera being the God of wealth was a complete contrast to Lord Shiva. Kubera lived in the lap of luxury and […]

Ganesh Visarjan Vidhi | What to do on Ganpati Nimarjan day prior to immersion

Khairatabad Ganesh immersion

Ganesh Visarjan stotrams, mantras, slokas, along with the detailed procedure is given here. There is a proper vidhi to follow on Ganpati Nimajjan day prior to immersion of Vinayaka idol. There is an Udwasana mantra which is chanted before moving the idol on visarjan day for immersion. Some devotees immerse Ganesh idol on Ganesh Chaturthi […]

Popular Ganesh Mandals in Pune for Ganesh Chaturthi | Famous Pune Ganpati Pandals

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Here is the list of popular Ganesh mandals in Pune for Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 Ganeshotsav festival in the city. In 2018, Ganeshotsav begins on September 13 with Ganesh Chaturthi and will end on September 23 with Ananta Chaturdashi day. Among the thousands of Ganpati Pandals in Pune, Shri Kasba Ganpati Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal, Tambdi Jogeshwari […]

Famous Ganesh Mandapams in Hyderabad for 2018 Vinayaka Chavithi Celebrations

Famous Ganesh Mandapams in Hyderabad for 2018 Vinayaka Chaturthi Celebrations, List of Ganpati Pandals in Hyderabad for Ganesh Chaturthi festival 2018 is given here. Among the 75,000+ ganesh pandals in Hyderabad, there are very few famous ganapathi mandals. Ganapathi Navaratri utsavams starts on Vinayaka Chavithi (Ganesh Chaturthi) and ends on Anantha Chaturdashi day with Ganesh […]

Vinayaka Utpatti | Birth of Ganapathi

Shiva Parvati Ganesha

Vinayaka Utpatti (Birth of Ganapathi) is one of the four main stories of Ganesh Chaturthi Puja. Vinayaka Chavithi Vratha Katha is recited after the completion of Ganapathi Pooja. The story goes like…… In Kailash, Parvathi heard the arrival of her husband and felt very happy. She thought of completing her bath to welcome him. While […]

Ganpati Sthapana Time 2018, Muhurat – 13 September 2018

Eco friendly Ganesha idol

Ganpati Sthapana Time 2018, Muhurat for Ganesh Puja on 13 September 2018 is given here. In 2018, Ganesh Navratri begins with Vinayaka Chaturthi and ends on September 23 with Ananta Chaturdashi. On Vinayaka Chavithi day, at or before 11.00 am you should bring the Ganesh idol to home. Ganesh Avahana or Sthapana (installation of Ganesha) […]

Ganesh Chaturthi – 13 September 2018 | Vinayaka Chavithi, Parthiva Ganapati Pujan

Today, 13 September 2018, is Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi, Parthiva Ganapati Pujan). It falls on fourth day in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month as per all lunar Hindu calendars. Ganeshotsav, a 10-day festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha, who is known as the destroyer of obstacles (Vighna nashaka & Vighnadhipathi), is celebrated in spectacular manner in […]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Puja Muhurat | Vinayaka Chavithi 2018 Puja Muhurtham

When to perform Ganesh puja on Ganesha Chaturthi in 2018? Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 puja muhurat or Vinayaka Chavithi puja muhurtham is given in this article. Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 date is September 13. On Vinayaka Chavithi day, at or before 11.00 am you should bring the Ganesh idol to home. Ganesh Avahana or Sthapana (installation of […]

Why Ganesha has elephant face | How Ganpati got elephant head?

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There is an interesting story behind Ganesha’s elephant face. He had many servants like Nandi and Bhringi. One day, Shiva’s wife Parvati as usual went to bathe. Nandi was kept to watch the door and Parvati had instructed him not to let anyone. When Shiva arrived, he was instructed not to enter. Parvati was displeased […]

Publish Your Ganesha Story | Get Your Ganesh Pandal published in Hindupad

publish your ganesha story in Hindupad

Hindupad presents a new opportunity to get published your Ganesha in Hindupad. For this you need to send all details along with images of your Ganesha idols. Either you erect Ganesh Mandap for Ganesh Chaturthi or just celebrate it with household Ganesha idol, we welcome you. We will not have any demographic constraint. From remote […]