Ganesh Chaturthi 2022: This year Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated today i.e. on 31st August. In Hinduism, Wednesday is considered dedicated to Ganapati. This year Ganesh Chaturthi is on 31 August 2022, Wednesday. That is, the 10-day Ganeshotsav festival will start from Wednesday. Which is considered very auspicious. The auspicious time for the establishment of Ganpati is starting from the afternoon of 30th August on the Chaturthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month and ends on 31st August at 03:23 PM. The auspicious time for the installation of the idol of Ganpati is till around 3.30 pm on 31st August.
Ganesh Chaturthi Image Installation, Shubh Muhurt of Puja (Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 Date, Shubh Muhurat)
It is believed that Lord Ganesha was born during Madhyahna period, hence the time of Madhyahna is considered more suitable for Ganesh worship.
Ganesh Chaturthi on Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Chaturthi Tithi Begins – August 30, 2022 at 03:33 PM
Chaturthi Tithi ends – August 31, 2022 at 03:22 PM
Midday Ganesh Puja Muhurta – 11:05 AM to 01:38 PM
Duration – 02 hours 33 minutes
Ganesh Visarjan on Friday, September 9, 2022
One day before, forbidden moon sighting time – 03:33 PM to 08:40 PM, Aug 30 Duration – 05 hours 07 minutes
Barred Chandradarshan Timing – 09:26 AM to 09:11 PM Duration – 11 hrs 44 mins
Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Method
- Take a bath first thing in the morning.
- After that make an idol of Ganesh ji from wet clay.
- Now dry it.
- Make up them with pure ghee and vermilion, turmeric, sandalwood.
- Make them wear Janeu.
- Install it in the north-east direction of the house.
- Light incense-lamps.
- Offer fruits and flowers to them and offer modaks and laddus.
- Now do his aarti by burning camphor.
- Worship like this every morning and evening continuously for 10 days.
- On the day of Anant Chaturdashi, immerse the idol of Ganpati according to the law.
Significance of Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganesh Utsav begins on the Chaturthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month according to the Hindu calendar. And ends on Chaturdashi. It is a 10 days festival. Different parts of the body of Ganesha have different significance, in which the head-atman, the body-maya, the elephant’s head-knowledge, trunk-Om is considered.
Ganesh Chaturthi Murti Visarjan Date
Ganpati installation will be done on 31st August and 10 days later on 9th September Lord Ganesh Visarjan. On this day people perform Ganesh Visarjan with the cheers of ‘Ganpati Bappa Moria next year tu soon aa’. Anant Chaturdarshi Tithi also remains on this day. Pitru Paksha of 15 days begins with Ganesh Visarjan.