Ganesh Chaturthi~गणेश चतुर्थी in year2018 will be celebrated on Thursday, 13th September 2018 .
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular Hindu festivals. This is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is the day most sacred to Lord Ganesha and it falls on the 4th day of the bright fortnight of the Tamil month Aavani (August September).
why is ganesh chaturthi celebrated?
Ganesh Chaturthi is a very important festival that is celebrated across India over a period of 10 days. Lord Ganesha is the elephant headed God who is worshipped first in any prayers and before commencing any new ventures. He is known to be theLord of Powerand Wisdom.
How to perform Ganesh Chaturthi puja at home?
Lord Ganesha is the eldest son of Lord Shiva andGoddess Parvati, elder brother of Skanda or Kartikeya. He has as his vehicle a small Mouse. The significance of riding on a mouse is the complete conquest over egoism. He is the Lord who is believed to remove all obstacles on the path of the spiritual aspirant, and bestows upon him worldly as well as spiritual success. He is theLord of Harmony and Peace. It is believed that worshipping Lord Ganesha during the festival will bring Good luck and Prosperity to the family.