Ganesh Jayanti | 8 February 2019 | Til Chaturthi, Sakata Chauth Festival

Today, 8 February 2019 is Ganesh Jayanti, Til Chaturthi or Sakata Chauth Festival (Maghi Ganesh Utsav / Varad Chaturthi / Tilkund Chauth). It is observed on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magh month in Hindu calendar. This day is believed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. Ganesha Shodashopachar Puja is offered on this day. Special naivedyam […]

Ganesh Jayanti Vrat Katha | Story associated with Maghi Ganesh Chauth

Ganesh Jayanti (Maghi Ganesh Chauth) is observed on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magh month as per all lunar Hindu calendars. The story of Ganesh Jayanti is associated with a righteous King and his queen Ratnavali. The vrat katha goes like this… Once there was a righteous and judicious King. His queen Ratnavali was wise and […]