Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Legend, Puja rituals and Muhurat timings of festival

Ganesh Chaturthi is a popular Hindu festival celebrated with great fanfare throughout India. It is a ten day festival which commences on the fourth day (Shukla Chaturthi) and ends on the fourteenth day (Anant Chaturdashi) of the waxing moon period. The re-birth of the elephant headed deity; Lord Ganesha is celebrated as Ganesh Chaturthi. This Year Ganesh Chaturthi will be celebrated on 13 September (Thursday). This festival is known by various names such as ‘Vinayaka Chaturthi‘ and ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’.

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