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Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Shubh Muhurat, Puja Vidhi, Mantras and Significance

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Last Updated: September 10, 2021, 06:42 IST

Lord Ganesh is given farewell on ‘Anant Chaturdashi’. (Representational Image: Shutterstock)

Lord Ganesh is given farewell on ‘Anant Chaturdashi’. (Representational Image: Shutterstock)

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Ganesh festival will start on September 10 and end on September 21

People celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with a lot of enthusiasm in India. This 11 day festival starts today on September 10, and will end on September 21. Lord Ganesh is worshiped on this day. This festival is mainly celebrated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh. A lot of people bring the idol of lord Ganesh to their house during this festival.

Lord Ganesh is given farewell on ‘Anant Chaturdashi’. On the farewell day people also pray before him to return next year. Some people celebrate this festival only for two days, some celebrate it for the entire ten days. It is also called Ganesh Mahotsav.

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Shubh Muhurat

This year ‘Chaturthi Tithi’ will begin at 12:17am on September 10 and will continue till 10pm. On this day people should get up early and take a bath, then the temple in the house should be cleaned. Then ‘Durva Ghas’, ‘Ladoos’ and ‘Modaks’ are offered to Lord Ganesh. The worship of Lord Ganesh is completed with the ‘Aarti’.

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Ganesh Chaturthi: Significance

Worshipping Lord Ganesh brings happiness, peace and prosperity in life. In ‘Sanaatan Dharm’ lord Ganesh is worshipped before the start of any good work. Hence Ganesh Chaturthi too has a special significance.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Puja Vidhi

It is believed that worshiping lord Ganesh duly helps in resolving all the problems. Lord Ganesh’s Idol, Water pot, ‘Panchamrit’, red cloth, ‘roli’, ‘Akshat’, ‘Kalava janeoo’, cardamom, coconut, ‘Chandi ka vark’, ‘supari’, ‘laung’, panchmeva’, ‘ghee kapur’, ‘chaukee’ and ‘gangajal’ need to collected for completing the worshipping.

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As much as people love welcoming Lord Ganesh to their house every year, it also makes them sad when he leaves. But both his welcome and his farewell are done with the same amount of devotion in the heart. Lord Ganesh is very commonly referred as ‘Vighnaharta’ which means the one who removes all obstacles.


  • Om Gan Ganpataye Namah
  • Om Ekadantaya Viddhmahe, Vakratundaya Dheemahi Tanno Danti Prachodayat
  • Om Hasti Pishachi Likhe Swaha
  • Om Shree Gan Saubhagya Ganpataye Var Varad Sarvajanam Me Vashmanya Swaha

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first published:September 10, 2021, 06:20 IST
last updated:September 10, 2021, 06:42 IST
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