Why is Ganesh the first God invoked in all Pujas and rituals

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Why is Ganesh worshipped first among all Gods? What is the reason behind worshipping Ganesha as Aadideva in all rituals and pujas? Ganesh or Ganapati is worshipped before starting or initiating any puja or ritual as per Hinduism. Lord Ganesh is also called as Vinayaka, Vigneshwara, Vignahantri, Gajanana, Ganadhipa, Gananayaka, Lambodara and Ekadanta. Not only […]

Ganesh Visarjan Vidhi | What to do on Ganpati Nimarjan day prior to 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 […]

Watch Hyderabad Ganesh Immersion 2022 Live Online | Ganapathi Nimajjanam

Now you can watch Hyderabad Ganesh immersion 2022 live online (Ganesh nimajjanam). Through the live streaming of TV News channels, you can watch nimajjan live online from your computers, mobiles, laptops, etc. In 2022, Ganapathi Nimajjanam date is 9 September (Anantha Chaturdashi). The major places of ganesh nimajjan in Hyderabad are: Hussain Sagar (Tankbund) and […]

Ganesh Immersion 2022 | Ganapati Visarjan dates

Ganesh immersion

Ganesh immersion, Ganesh Visarjan 2022 dates. Ganapati Nimajjanam (Vianayaka Visarjan) is the culmination day of 12-day Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganapati Navaratri celebrations.  Usually, Ganesh immersion is held on Anant Chaturdashi day. In 2022, Ganesh Chaturthi Ganpati Navratri begins on September 9. Genrally Ganesh nimajjan is performed on the 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th or the 10th […]

Rishi Panchami 2022 | Rushi Panchami Vrata

Rishi Panchami vrat (Rushi Panchami), is observed on the next day after Ganesh Chaturthi in Shukla Paksha during Bhadrapada month (September). In 2022, Rishi Panchami date is September 1. In fact, Rishi Panchami is not a festival, but a vrata or puja to be performed by women. Rishi Panchami puja is mainly dedicated to Saptarshis […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Procedure with Mantras, Stotrams, Vrat Katha or Story

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja procedure with mantras, stotrams, slokas & vrat katha or story is given here for free download in PDF format. You can download the Ganesh Chaturthi Puja procedure or pujan vidhi in English. The document contains about the preparations for the puja mandap, slokas & meanings, vidhi, vrat katha, etc. Items required for […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Items | List of Puja Material for Vinayaka Chavithi Vratham

The List of items required for Ganesh Chaturthi Puja (Vinayaka Chavithi Vratham). Apart from Lord Ganesha’s clay idol, we need some general items are required for pujan. Check here – How to do Ganesh Chaturthi Puja at home. This section lists out all the stories related to Ganesh Chaturthi. List of Items required for Ganesh […]

Why avoid Tulsi Leaves in Ganesh Puja

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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 […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat Katha (Stories of Vinayaka Chavithi)

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Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat Katha (Vinayaka Chavithi Stories) are given here. The stories include Vinayaka Utpatti (Birth of Ganesha), Vighneshwara’s domination (how Ganesha became Ganadhipathi), Chandra’s disregard (how Chandra insulted Ganesha) and a story related to Samantaka Mani. Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat Katha Story (Hold akshathas throughout the vratha kadha, after completion, these akshathas areto be put […]

Gowri Ganesha Festival 2022 (Swarna Gowri Habba)

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Gowri Ganesha Festival or Gauri Puja during Ganesh Chaturthi Festival is also known as Swarna Gowri Habba or Gowri Habba in Karnataka. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Bhadrapada masa. In 2022, Swarna Gowri Habba date is August 30. This Vratha is observed as Gauri Thruthiya in Andhra Pradesh and Haritalika Vrat in […]

Gauri Puja during Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Gauri Puja during Ganesh Chaturthi festival is the most observed vrata throughout India. Gowri Pooja on the day before Ganesh Chaturthi has various regional names. Gauri Ganapati Puja 2022 date is August 30. Hartalika Vrat – Gauri Puja in North Indian States Gouri Ganesh Puja is observed as Hartalika Vrat or Haritalika Tritiya vrat in […]

9 Days of Ganesh Chaturthi Navaratri | 9 forms of Ganesha Pooja

9 Days of Ganesh Chaturthi Navaratri, 9 forms of Ganesha Pooja – It is said in Ganesha Purana, Mudgala Purana and Matsya Purana that how in Durga Navaratri, nine forms of Goddess Durga (Navadurga / Navadevi) are worshipped, during Ganesh Chaturthi Navratri also, nine forms of Ganesha are worshipped. The main reason behind worshipped nine […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Patra Puja, 21 leaves to worship Ganesh on Ganesh Chavithi

Ganesh Patra Puja is very important step in Ganesh Chaturthi puja. 21 types of leaves are used for Ganesh Chaturthi festival to worship Lord Ganesha. This pathra puja is also called as ‘Eka Vimshathi Patra Puja. Chanting each name of the Lord, Ganesha is worshipped with each type of leaf. As per Hinduism, Rushis used […]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Puja Muhurat | Vinayaka Chavithi 2022 Puja Muhurtham

When to perform Ganesh puja on Ganesha Chaturthi in 2022? Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 puja muhurat or Vinayaka Chavithi puja muhurtham is given in this article. Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 date is August 31. On Vinayaka Chavithi day, at or before 11.00 am you should bring the Ganesh idol to home. Ganesh Avahana or Sthapana (installation of […]

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Mantras | Vinayaka Chavithi Mantras Stotras, Slokas

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Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is one of the most celebrated festivals of India. Ganesh Chaturthi puja is performed by every Hindu who believes in God. If you have any doubts about which mantram or slokam or stotram is chanted during Ganesha Chaturthi Puja, then this article will be a solution. Hindupad present you all […]

Ganesh Chaturthi in Ancient Times | Vinayaka Chavithi in Good Olden Days

In ancient times, Vinayaka Chathurti festival was very nicely celebrated with perseverance and enthusiasm by the devotees. Hindus firmly believed that Lord Vinayaka would remove their obstacles, and believed the existence of the first god Vinayaka. Kings like Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had mainly introduced the practice of celebrating the Vinayaka Chathurti in a grand manner. […]

Ganesh Chaturthi – 31 August 2022 | Vinayaka Chavithi, Parthiva Ganapati Pujan

31 August 2022 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 Mumbai, […]

Vinayagar Sathurthi 2022 in Chennai | Ganesha Chaturthi & Ganesh Immersion 2022

Ganesh Chaturthi festival, popularly known as Vinayagar Sathurthi, is celebrated with lot of gusto in Chennai & other parts of Tamil Nadu. The Government of Tamil Nadu and other state and city bodies have been working together to celebrate Vinayagar Chathurthi in eco friendly way. It is to note that Vinayaga Chaturthi 2022 date is […]

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 | Vinayaka Chavithi 2022 | 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 2022, Ganesh Navratri begins on August 31 and ends on September 9 with Anant Chaturdasi. The 9-nights of Ganesh festival begins on fourth day in bright half of Bhadrapad month […]