Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganpati 2022 or Vinayaka Chavithi 2022 and that will be celebrated from Wednesday, August 31, 2022. It is an encouraging Hindu festival that marks of birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.
Ganesh Chaturthi is a holy festival of Hindus devoted to Lord Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Maa Parvati. This festival is celebrated for 10 days and it is said that during the time of Ganesh Chaturthi, Lord Ganesha arrives on earth alongside his mother, Goddess Parvati, and spreads his blessings on the people.
People place the idol of Lord Ganesha in homes, temples, and pandals for worshiping him for ten days. The festival ends with an emotional part which is immersing the Idol of Lord Ganesha in water on the 10th day which is the end festival.
In this article, readers will find many Important details associated with Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 for example when it will be observed, how to celebrate it, what’s the significance of this day, etc.
Ganesh Chaturthi is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, pragmatic on the fourth day (Chaturthi) of Bhadrapada month. As per the Gregorian calendar, it normally falls in the month of August or September.
In the year 2022, Ganesha Chaturthi will be observed on Wednesday, August 31. The finest timing for Ganesh Chaturthi puja is supposed to be during madhyahna which will start from 11:04 AM and last up to 01:37 PM on August 31.
On September 9, 2022, Friday will be the last day of the festival known as Visarjan. There is a public holiday on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 in states like Goa, Karnataka, Gujarat, And Maharashtra, and public offices, schools, and banks will stay closed on this day.
|Festival||Ganesh Chaturthi 2022|
|Also known as||Vinayaka Chaturthi 2022, Chouthi, Vinayaka Chavithi 2022, Ganeshotsav, Ganpati 2022, Vinayagar Chaturthi 2022|
|Ganpati 2022 Date||August 31, 2022|
|Festival||Ganesh Chaturthi 2023|
|Vinayaka Chavithi 2022 Date||September 19, 2023|
Lord Ganesha is the god of new beginnings, understanding, and intelligence. Lord Ganesha is also the eliminator of hurdles. There are 108 different names from which he is known and worshiped i.e.: Ganpati, Vignharta, Gajanana, Vinayaka, Ekdant, Vikata, etc., all of which describe his qualities.
This festival eliminates the difficulties in the life of people and also the arrival of new beginnings. People can achieve wisdom and intelligence by the blessing of the lord.
With this belief, devotees celebrate the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi all over the country. Not even in India, Ganesh Chaturthi is also celebrated in countries like Philadelphia, North America, Mauritius, Canada, Malaysia, and Singapore.
From the time of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi has been done. Shivaji was the first to start the public Ganesh Festival in the Capital City of Pune during the Bhadrapada month.
That festival was known as Shivaji Ganesha Chaturthi. The festival lost its charm under the ruling Britishers just for a while and was restricted to being celebrated at home only.
Lokmanya Tilak was an Indian Freedom fighter who started the tradition once again.
On the day of Ganesh Chaturthi 2022, people place idols of Lord Ganesha in their homes and start the pooja with the prana Pratishtha (a ceremonial to summon life in the idols), followed by shhodashopachara (16 ways of paying tribute).
Flowers, durva, karanji, modaks, coconut, jaggery, etc are being offered to Lord Ganesh. It is believed that Modaks are the favorite food of Lord Ganesha and hence the modak is being served to lord Ganesh.
People whisper the Mantras and chants in praise of Lord Ganesha, and they took his blessings in the form of health, wealth, and wisdom. Many people also keep a fast on the day of Ganesha Chaturthi.
In Homes, in pandals, and in temples, the idol of Ganesh Ji is being established and puja is carried out which is joined by thousands of believers. The tenth day of the festival is known as the day of Visarjan (dipping of Ganesha idols in water) and is known as Anant Chaturdashi.
There is a march carried out with the Lord and many people join that procession by singing and dancing. In the Visarjan, the Idol is being immersed in the water and when the idol disperses completely, it is said that Lord Ganesha has back to his home Kailasha and joined his Father Lord Shiva, and His mother Goddess Parvati.
When we take out the Idol of Ganesh for immersion, all the difficulties came out of the house alongside Lord Ganesh. At the time of Visarjan, all obstacles are destroyed when the Idol is immersed in the water.
People think that spotting the moon on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi can produce Mithya Kalank or Mithya Dosham. In this dosha, the person can cope with bogus allegations of stealing something, and hence, people stay away from sighting the moon on this day.
- How many days are left for Ganesh Chaturthi 2022?
- Vinayaka Chavithi 2022 will be observed on 31st August 2022.
- When will Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 celebration start?
- Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 is all set to be celebrated from 31st August 2022.
- When is Vinayaka Chaturthi in 2022?
- It falls on the 9th of September 2022.
- Is Ganesh Chaturthi Ganesha’s birthday?
- Yes, Ganesh Chaturthi marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.
India is a country of festivals and while celebrating the festivals, we forgot about our all problems and come to unite and celebrate the festival.
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most auspicious festivals and people celebrate it with great enthusiasm. Lord Ganesh is the lord of intelligence and wisdom and also omits the difficulties of life.
He is also known as “Vighna Harta”. During these 10 days festivals, people worship the lord and take blessings to make their life happier and fulfill their desire without any obstacles.