The honorable and first worshiped God Lord Ganesha’s birthday is celebrated as Ganesh chaturthi. Ganesh Chaturthi is 10 day celebration which is celebrated across the India and world. Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra (a western Indian state) is the best place for celebration of this festival. People pray and worship Lord Ganesh for removing all the difficulties and securing them in their life. His wife’s Riddhi And Siddhi are the Symbol of Wealth And Chant.

Story of the Birth of Ganesh is legends behind this celebration. At the time of God and Demon Battle Parvati feel very unsecure because her husband Lord Shiva was in Battle from God side. So she create a statue by clay of child (son) and make him alive by her divine power. she give instruction him never to allow anybody to be enter into his room because she was going for Bath.

When Shiva returns and try to enter into room of Parvati, Ganesh try to stop him and they started fight. Shiva cut his head from his body on this action. Parvati was got shocked by seeing his son in this condition and asked to give back his life from Lord Shiva. Shiva Accept her Proclaimed and said whoever will meet him first in the way head of that creature will placed over the Ganesh’s body. By luck there was an elephant in the way. After replacing head Lord shiva also blessed him as First Worshipped God in all the Gods.

Celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi :

Ganesh Chaturthi comes in the month of Bhadpadra(Hindus month) or mid-Aug to mid-Sep. Ganesh Known as the god of wisdom, prosperity, good luck and fortune. The celebration is started by bringing the statue of clay of Lord Ganesh. it Made up before 3-4 month of this celebration. Statue is establish at the place of pooja in House or at grouping place where all kind of people can come to worship. All kind of preparation for pooja are done like wearing Ganesh the necklace of flowers, applying tilak over the head and serve him “Motichoor – Laddo” as Prasad. This process is continues up to 10 days with pray, Pooja and chanting of Ganesh Stroth or songs with dance.

On last day Ganesh’s statue is taken from the House or assembly. then a big procession goes to river. procession goes to street accompanied by singing, dancing and loud of word “Ganapathi Bappa Morya, purchya varshi loukariya“ (Oh Lord Ganesh Come Back Soon next Year) by the people. Celebration ends by letting statue of the lord Ganesh into the water of River, Pound or Sea.

During Ganesh Chaturthi celebration people keep fast for 10 days or some one keeps only at first and last day. They goes to the Temple of Lord Ganesh and worship them for Wisdom and Prosperity. Charity, Sweet

distribution and other social activities done during Ganesh Chaturthi celebration.

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival In year 2012 :

Date of famous Ganesh Chaturthi festival In Year 2012 is : 19 September 2012

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