Rishi Panchami 2019 | 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 2019, Rishi Panchami date is September 3, Tuesday. 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 […]

Kanipakam Ganesh Temple Brahmotsavam 2019 | Kanipakam Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple Brahmotsavalu

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Kanipakam Ganesh Temple (Varasiddhi Vinayaka Temple) located in kanipakam near Tirupati, is the famous temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. In 2019, Kanipakam begins on September 2 and ends on September 22. Brahmotsavam, the biggest festival celebrated in Kanipakam Vinayaka temple, commences on Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi and lasts for 21 days. During Brahmotsavam, Ganesh […]

Vinayagar Sathurthi 2019 in Chennai | Ganesha Chaturthi & Ganesh Immersion 2019

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 2019 date is […]

Ganpati 2019 | Ganapati Festival

Ganesha painting

Ganapati Festival is a 10-day Ganesha festival which begins on Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi) and ends with Ganesh Visarjan (Ananta Chaturdashi). In 2019, Ganapati Festival date is September 2. 10-day Ganapati Festival begins on September 2 and ends on September 12 with Ganpati Visarjan (immersion of Ganpati idol in water). The 10-day Ganpati festival gets […]

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 […]

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

shiva parvathi ganesha

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

Ganesha story gokarna Ravana

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 2019 Vinayaka Chavithi Celebrations

Famous Ganesh Mandapams in Hyderabad for 2019 Vinayaka Chaturthi Celebrations, List of Ganpati Pandals in Hyderabad for Ganesh Chaturthi festival 2019 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) […]