A Little Bit About Ganesh Chaturthi Puja
As per the mythology, Lord Ganesha was born at the time of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada. Shukla Paksha stands for bright half. As per the English calendar, the day of Ganesh Chaturthi comes in the month of August or September. It is a 10 day long festival and get finished on Anant Chaturdashi which is also known as Ganesh Visarjan. On this day, the idol of Lord Ganesha is immersed in a water body.
Why Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Is Celebrated
Those who believe strongly in Lord Ganesha celebrated this festival with a great enthusiasm. A great hustle bustle can be seen in temples and beautiful decoration of temples at home is enough to take the heart away. Lord Ganesh is regarded as the Lord of Intellect as he possesses great magic to destroy all sorts of problems using his mind. Devotees worship him to get blessed with the same intellectuality. Worshipping Lord Ganesha stands to get rid of all types of obstacles, troubles and problems.
When Ganesh Chaturthi Will Be Celebrated In 2016
In 2016, Ganesha Chaturthi will be celebrated on the September 5 2016. And the duration of this festival will be of 2 hours and 29 minutes as it will get started at 11:04 and finished at 13:34.