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Ganesh Chaturthi Festival in India 2012

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  • Sep 17th, 2012
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Aum Gam Gam Ganapataye Namaha

Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav or Vinayaka Chaturthi is a cultural hindu festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha.It is celebrated on the occasion of birthday of Lord Ganesha and it is celebrated on the 4th day of the bright half of Bhadrapad Shukla-paksh of Hindu calendar in (August and September).


Ganesh Chaturthi


Lord Ganesha is the god of wisdom and prosperity and is worshiped before the beginning of any auspicious work by the Hindus. It is believed that worship of Lord Ganesha will fulfill one's desires, wishes and maintain happiness, health and wealth in their homes or offices or in life.

This festival is started by the Great Maratha King Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and now it celebrated in different parts of country like is Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh,Gujarat and many other parts of India more famous or celebrated in Mumbai ,Pune, Nashik other parts of  Maharashtra.

On this occassion large number of lord ganesh idols are made using clay,  plaster paris and ecofriendly made from mud or shaadu (natural clay).People buy these idols and install them in their houses, offices , shops or stage decorated by mandal (group).

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Dates of Ganesh Chaturthi 2012

This year 2012 festival will be celebrated from 19th September 2012 and lasts till Anant Chaturdashi (29th September 2012) means this year we will celebrate Ganeshotsav for 11 days.

Dates of Ganesh Visarjan 2012

Half Day Ganesh Visarjan - May be same day 19th September 2012 or (Before 12pm) Thursday September 20, 2012.
One day Ganesh Visarjan - Thursday September 20, 2012.
Three days Ganesh Visarjan - Friday September 21, 2012.
Five days Ganesh Visarjan - Sunday September 23, 2012.
Seven days Ganesh Visarjan - Tuesday September 25, 2012.
Ananta Chaturdashi last day of Ganesh Visarjan - Saturday September 29, 2012.





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