Sunday, March 3, 2013

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017 Date - August 25 - Sri Vinayaka Chaturthi - When is Ganpati Utsav in 2017? 25-8-17

Ganesh Chaturthi is on August 25, 2017 (Friday). Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great devotion on fourth day from new-Moon Day in Bhadrapada (Aavani) month.


Celebration in Maharashtra:


In Maharashtra, especially Mumbai, Ganesh Utsav is celebrated for 10 days from Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturthi (Aug 25th, 2017) to Anant Chaturdashi (September 5, 2017- Tuesday). 

There will be many Ganesh Mandals around the city with various themes. At home, devotees will do Puja to clay idols of Lord Ganesha. 

After ten days of Puja, Ganesh Visarjan (immersion of idol - Nimajjan) takes place on the Ananth Chaturdashi.


In Temples:


In Temples, special Homam (Havan) like Maha Ganapathi Homam, Sahasra Modaka Homan, Chintamani Mahaganapathi Aganda Mahayagam, Laksharachanai will be held.

Maha Abhishekam will be done to Lord Ganesh amidst chanting of Vedas. Special prasad called Modak will be offered to god.

Special Alankaram like Santhana Kaapu (Sandal), Thanga Kavasa Kappu (Gold), Poo (Flower) Alankaram will be done to Lord Ganesh. 

Mahadeeparadhanai (Aarti) will be done to Lord Ganesh. Utsava Murthi will bless devotees in Mushika Vahana.


Prasad and Flowers List:


Prasad offered to Lord Ganesh includes Sweet Modakkam, Sundal, Appam, Aval (Poha), Pori, El-urundai, Laddu. 

Fruits offered include Sugarcane, Banana, Apple, Guava etc. Archana is done by offering Lotus, Durva (Arugam Pul), Erukkam Poo, Jasmine, Arali etc

'Ganpati Bappa Morya! Mangala Moorthy Morya!'


Next Year Ganesh Chaturthi: 
In 2018, Ganesh Chaturthi is on September 13, 2018 (Thursday)
In 2019, Ganesh Chaturthi is on September 2, 2019 (Monday)
In 2020, Ganesh Chaturthi is on August 22, 2020 (Saturday)

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