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Ganesh Chaturthi 2022

A Hindu religious festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha is known as “Ganesh Chaturthi“.

It is believed that Lord Ganesha, his mother Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva, will visit the Earth during this period and bestow His blessings upon the people. The celebrations last for 10 days.

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The idols of Lord Ganesha are placed at homes, temples, and pandals where they are worshipped for ten days. The festival ends on the tenth day when the idols are immersed in the water.

This article contains important information about Ganesh Chaturthi 2022, including when and how it will be celebrated, the significance of the day, and other details.

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 can also be called Vinayaka Chaturti, or vinayaka-chavithi 2022. It will be celebrated starting Wednesday August 31, 2022. It is an auspicious hindu festival that marks Lord Ganesha's birth anniversary.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Tithi

Vinayaka Chaturthi (also known as Ganesh Chaturthi) is observed on the fourth day of Bhadrapada’s month. If you use a Gregorian calendar, it falls in August or September. Ganesha Chaturthi in 2022 is observed on Wednesday August 31.

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Ganesh Chaturthi puja will be performed during madhyahna, which will start at 11:04 a.m. and end at 01:37 p.m. on the 31st. The final day of puja is Friday, September 9, 2022. Visarjan will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022.

Many states, including Goa and Gujarat, Karnataka and Gujarat, will observe a public holiday to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi 2022. Public offices, schools, and banks will be closed on this day.

Festival Ganesh Chaturthi 2022
Also known as Ganesh Chaturthi 2022,Vinayaka Chaturti 2022, Chouthi, vinayaka chavithi 2022, Ganeshotsav, Ganpati 2022, Vinayagar Chaturthi 2022
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August 31, 2022
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Significance of Ganesh Chaturthi 2022

Ganesha, the god of new beginnings and wisdom, is also known as the remover of obstacles. There are 108 names that refer to Lord Ganesha, including Vignharta and Gajanana, Vinayaka and Vinayaka, Ekdant and Vikata.

These are all ways He is worshiped. Ganesh Chaturthi is said to bring new beginnings. It is also believed that by praying to Lord Ganesha, people can overcome all obstacles and achieve wisdom and intelligence through the grace of the lord.

This belief is why Ganesh Chaturthi festival is widely celebrated across the country. Philadelphia Ganesh Festival, celebrated in North America, Mauritius Canada, Malaysia Singapore.

History of Ganpati 2022 Festival

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022

Shivaji, who started a Ganesh festival in Pune during the month of Bhadrapada, is the origin of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. The festival was not celebrated during the British rule and it was only celebrated at home for a time. However, Lokmanya Tilak, an Indian freedom fighter and social reformer, revived the celebration.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Celebrations

People place the Ganesh Chaturthi idols in their homes on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi 2022. The pooja begins with pranapratishtha, which is a ritual to invoke the life of the idols. Next comes shhodashopachara (16 forms of paying tribute).

Flowers, durva and karanji are all forms of offerings to Lord Ganesha. Modaks, coconuts, jaggery and other sweets are also offered. Modaks are considered Lord Ganesha’s favorite food, so it is customary to give Him modak at the Ganesha Chaturthi puja.

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In praise of Lord Ganesha, hymns and mantras are recited. His blessings are sought in the form of wisdom, wealth, and health. On the day of Ganesha Chaturthi, many people observe a fast. In addition to homes, idols can also be established in temples and pandals. Puja is also performed which is attended by thousands of devotees.

VISARJAN OF GANESHA IDOLS

The tenth day is Visarjana, which is the immersion of Ganesha idols into water. It is also known as Anant Chaturdashi. Large numbers of people participate in the procession by singing and dancing.

When the idol has completely submerged in water, it is believed Lord Ganesha returned to Kailash to join Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The legend goes that the Ganesha idol is immersed in water and all obstacles are removed. When the idol is submerged in water during visarjan, all obstacles are removed.

Many believe that the sighting of the moon on the Day of Ganesh Chaturthi will result in Mithya Kalank (or Mithya Dosham). This dosha can lead to false accusations of theft and the avoidance of the moon sighting.

There is an interesting story behind the legend of Ganesh visarjan. It is believed that Lord Ganesha returns to Mount Kailash to join his parents Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati on the last day of the festival.

FAQs: Ganesh Chaturthi 2022

How many days are left Ganesh Chaturthi 2022?

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 will be celebrated on August 31.

When can we bring Ganesha home in 2022?

Ganesh Chaturti marks the birth of Lord Ganesh, a god with an elphant’s face. Every year, Ganesh Chaturti is celebrated on the fourth day (Chaturthi) of the Shukla Paksha (bright half of lunar month). This year, Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

How many days is Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated?

Ganeshotsav is celebrated for 10 days that culminates on Anant Chaturdashi. The last day is celebrated as the Ganesh Visarjan day.

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