In 2017, GANESH CHATURTHI will be celebrated on the 25th August, 2017 - Friday .
Lord Vinayaka, Ganesh ji, Ganpati ji, Vinayaka is the darling of the masses. Ganesh Chaturthi brings people of all religion, caste and creed together.
The Ganesh Chaturthi 2017 Puja Muhurut to bring the Vigraha / Idol home is during the Shubh, Labh or Amrit Choghadiya. If you intend to bring Ganpati ji one day before, i.e. on the 24 th August 2017, the Shubh time is between 06 :25 and 07:59 and the Labh time is 12 :41 and 14:14 . Ganpati ji can also be brought home (Avahana or Welcome) during the Amrit time which is between 14:14 and 15:48 . The Muhurut for evening time would be the Amrit time which is between 18:56 and 20:22 . Please note these Timings are as per panchang of Mumbai, India .
The Ganesh Staphna (installation of the Idol) on Ganesh Chaturthi day, i.e. on 25th August 2017 can be done at Labh time between 07 :59 and 09:33 or Amrit Time i.e. between 09:33 and 11:07 . Ganesh Pooja is preferred during Madhyanhana on Ganesh Chaturthi as it is believed that Lord Ganesh was born during Madhyahana Kaal which is between 12:40 and 14:14 . The Muhurut time specified above is the best Muhurut to perform the Ganesh Puja and to perform any work.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great devotion all over India. People bring home murtis (Idols) of Lord Ganesha and celebrate the festival by worshiping the Lord in a special way for a day and a half, 3 days, 5 days, 7 days or 11 days depending on the family tradition and commitment of each individual.
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