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Ganesh Chaturthi 2020

 

Ganesh Chaturthi 2020: It is celebrated every year across the country with full enthusiasm. The festival marks the birth of Lord Ganesha. Let us have a look in detail about the festival Ganesh Chaturthi and its celebration.

It is a ten-day festival that marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha. He is considered as the God of wisdom, prosperity, and good fortune. In fact, he is the God of new beginnings and a fresh start.

It is believed that Lord Ganesha was born during Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. Therefore, it begins on the fourth day (Chaturthi) of the month of Bhadrapada (August-September) that is the sixth month of the Hindu calendar. This year it will begin on 22 August, 2020.

Amongst the other 108 names, Lord Ganesha is also called as Ganesh, Gajadant, Gajanana, etc.

 

About Ganesh Chaturthi

The festival begins on the fourth day (Chaturthi) of the month of Bhadrapada (August-September) that is the sixth month of the Hindu calendar. This year it will begin on 22 August, 2020.

And the festival or Ganeshotsav ends after 10 days on Anant Chaturdashi which is also known as Ganesh Visarjan day. Devotees immerse the idol of Lord Ganesha in the water body after a gala street procession on Anant Chaturdashi.

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