Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Ganesha, the remover of obstacles and the god of wisdom and prosperity. It is one of the most popular festivals in India and is celebrated with great enthusiasm by people of all ages.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2024 Date
Ganesh Chaturthi 2024 will be celebrated on Friday, September 6 2024. The Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day of the lunar cycle) will start from 03:01 PM on Friday, September 6 2024 and end at 05:37 PM on Saturday, September 07 2024. The auspicious puja muhurat time will start from 11:03 AM to 01:34 PM on Saturday, September 07 2024.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2024 Start and End Date
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated for a period of 10 days, starting from the Chaturthi Tithi in the Shukla Paksha (bright half) of the Bhadrapada month and ending on the Ananta Chaturdashi Tithi (14th day of the lunar cycle). This year, Ganesh Chaturthi will start on Saturday, September 07 2024 and end on September 16, 2024.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2024 Visarjan Date
Ganesh Chaturthi Visarjan, also known as Ananta Chaturdashi, is the day when the idols of Lord Ganesha are immersed in water bodies. This year, Ganesh Chaturthi Visarjan will be celebrated on September 18, 2024.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2024 Significance
Ganesh Chaturthi is a time for Hindus to come together and celebrate the birth of Lord Ganesha. It is also a time to pray for good luck, wisdom, and prosperity. Lord Ganesha is believed to be the remover of obstacles and the god of new beginnings. He is also worshipped as the god of knowledge and wisdom.
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervor all over India. People bring home idols of Lord Ganesha and install them in their homes and public pandals. The idols are decorated with flowers and other offerings. Devotees offer prayers to Lord Ganesha and seek his blessings.
Ganesh Chaturthi is also known for its grand processions and cultural events. On the day of Visarjan, the idols of Lord Ganesha are taken in grand processions to nearby water bodies for immersion. The processions are accompanied by music, dancing, and singing.