Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 Puja Vidhi: On Ganesh Chaturthi, Lord Ganesh is worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. Ganesh Chaturthi brings people of all religion, caste, and creed together. Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the most colorful and widely celebrated festivals in India.
Ganpati is first of all popular Gods. His blessings are important at most religious ceremonies as He is the one who can remove all obstacles to success. He is the giver of fortune and can help to avoid natural calamities. A Large number of people Performs Ganesha Chaturthi poojas at their home.
Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Vidhi, Muhurat & Timings of Lord Ganpati Festival 2016
The Hindus over the world are celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi on September 5th,2016 (i.e. on Monday). Ganesh Chaturthi also was known as Vinayaka Chaturthi in southern India. A clay model of Lord Ganesha is made before the festival and the idols are easily available in markets in sizes from 3/4th of an inch to 25 feet tall and more.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2016 Puja Muhurut to bring the Vigraha / Idol home is during the Shubh, Labh or Amrit Choghadiya. If you are willing to bring Ganpati Maharaj to your home one day before, i.e. on the 4th September 2016, the best time is between 14:10 to 15:42. The mahurat for evening time would be the Shubh time which is between 18:47 to 21:42.
The Lord Ganesha Statue or idol installation on Ganesh Chaturthi day, i.e. on 5th September 2016 (Chaturthi Tithi begins at 18:54 on 4th Sept 2016 and ends at 21:09 on 5th Sept 2016) can be done at Golden time between 06:28 to 08:00 or Shubh Time i.e. between 09:32 to 11:05. Ganesh Pooja is preferred during Madhyanhana on Ganesh Chaturthi as it is believed that Lord Ganesh was born during Madhyahana Kaal.
Madhyahna Kala is equivalent to midday according to Hindu division of the day which is between 14:09 and 15:42. The Muhurut time specified above is the best Muhurut to perform the Ganesh Puja and to perform any work. During midday, Ganesha devotees perform detailed ritualistic Ganesha Puja which is known as Shodashopachara Ganapati Puja.
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.
Devotees worship Ganesha idol for 10 days and then on the last day of worship those idols are taken out in a colorful and musical procession to be immersed traditionally at a beach or nearby rivers and ponds. get immersed in water at the end of the festival.
Prohibited for Moon Sighting on Ganesha Chaturthi day
It is Prohibited for Moon Sighting on Ganesha Chaturthi day. It is believed that no one should sight the moon on Ganesh Chaturthi 2016. Sighting moon on Ganesh Chaturthi creates Mithya Dosham or Mithya Kalank which means a false accusation of stealing something.prohibited Moon Sighting time starts on 4th, 18:54 to 20:51 and On 5th, 09:29 to 21:29.Load Ganesha the god of wisdom and the benevolent deity of the dynasty of Peshwas who ruled Maharashtra inculcating a special culture in the state. Ganpati is the herald of auspicious beginnings and is the beloved deity of all.
Mithya Dosha Prevention Mantra:
Depending on start and end time of Chaturthi Tithi, the sighting of the moon might be prohibited for two consecutive days. According to DrikPanchang.com rules, Moon should not be sighted while Chaturthi Tithi is prevailing. Further, Moon risen during Chaturthi should not be sighted even if Chaturthi Tithi gets over before moonset.