Anant Chatursasi is the fourteenth day (Chaturdashi) of bright fortnight of Hindu month Bhadrapadra. This is the last day of great Hindu’s festival “Ganeshotsav“ or Ganesh Chaturthi. On this day Lord Anant or Vishnu is worshiped by people.

On this day the statue of lord Ganesha is brought into water of sea, nearby Lakes or rivers. An assembly and crowd of prayers join lord Ganesh on the way by singing and dancing. They give him warm good bye and tell him to come back on next year to bless them by singing like “Ganapathi Bappa Morya, Purchya Varshi Laukariya”.

Anant chaturdashi is the day of lord Vishnu, lord Shesh(Snake) and goddess yamuna. People specially women’s celebrate this festival by keep fasting. They cook “Gharga”(Made by Floor) and “Anarse” and give half to Brahmin. Snakes of Grass is prepared and colored with Kumkum. A string of silk is served at front of him. After that that silk thread is tied around the left hand of women and right hand of men. This tread is the bless and prosperity signature of God Anant.

Story Behind Anant Chaturdasi :

A small story behind this celebration is Sushila and kundinya was Brahmin husband-Wife. They leave house After Marrige Because of Dailly harassment by Step-Mother of Sushila. On the way beside a river Sushila see women’s To praying someone. While her husband went for bath into river she asked women and know that they were praying Lord Anant. She also get Knowledge and process of this vrat and worship step. After that she started this Vrata and Puja to make Happy the god of Wealth and prosperity with

her husband. In little span of time they get rich and lived happily.

Anant Chaturdasi In Year 2012 :

  • Date of famous Anant Chaturdasi festival this year is: 19 sep. 2012

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