Astrological Significance of Auspicious Ganesha Chaturthi 2009

Astrological Significance of Auspicious Ganesha Chaturthi 2009

As the legend goes, Ganesha was beheaded by Shiva when he was on obligation underneath the command of Parvati. The vehement protest and anger by Parvati was the trigger of resurrection of Lord Ganesha however with the pinnacle of an elephant. One of the primary animation movies made in India “Bal Ganesha” has made the deity standard among the many youngsters additionally and the kids additionally know the Beej Mantra “Om Gung Ganapathaye Namah”.

The elephant headed God, the son of Shiva and Parvati was awarded the primary proper of worship after his resurrection with the pinnacle of an elephant. Therefore, Lord Ganesha has a presence within the “Panchayatan Puja” which consists of the 5 deities Bramha, Vishnu, Mahesh, Durga and Ganesha. Therefore, each Hindu begins his work within the title of Lord Ganesha by chanting “Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah”. Lord Ganesha is worshiped by Hindus as a supreme god of knowledge, prosperity and success.

He is taken into account a terminator of evils. He is thought by numerous names some examples are Dhoomraketu, Ekadantha, Gajakarnaka, Lambodara, Vignaraja, Gajanana, Vinayaka, Vakratunda, Siddhivinayaka, Surpakarna, Heramba, Skandapurvaja, Kapila, Vigneshwara and many others. He rides on Musak (mouse) which represents ego.

Special Significance of Ganesha Chaturthi Puja and Time of Puja:

Lord Ganesha is worshiped on a regular basis and for beginning each new work. But, there’s a particular significance of doing his Puja on the Ganesha Chaturthi day. This 12 months Ganesha Chaturthi falls on twenty third August 2009 and the auspicious time for beginning his puja is after 10:00 AM within the morning.

The Ganesha Chaturthi day is taken into account the birthday of the Lord. It is believed that the Lord stays on this earth on this specific day to bestow his presence for all his devotees. This specific day is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi in Sanskrit, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. It is known as Chavath in Konkani.

This Puja is well known as a giant group competition in Maharastra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhara Pradesh, elements of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and western Madhya Pradesh. It is an important competition of the Konkan belt in India.

The Puja begins on Ganesha Chaturthi day and extends for about 10 days as much as Anant Chaturdasi. This competition is noticed within the lunar month of Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha Chathurthi as per the Hindu Calendar. The corresponding months as per English Calendar could also be August or September.

The immersion of the idol usually takes place after 10 days which turns into an important group occasion within the states named above.

Benefit of doing the Puja aside from doing the every day Puja:

The every day Puja of the lord is carried out in each family within the Hindu household which is finished as a matter of devotion and routine. The presence of Ganesha is solicited on the event of marriages and the invitation playing cards are usually printed with the next Ganesha Mantra.

“Vakratund Mahakaya, Suryakoti Samaprabhah Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva, Sarvakaryeshu Sarvada”

But, the worship of Ganesha turns into a group occasion throughout the Ganesha Chaturthi celebrations. The worship of Ganesha was began as a non-community occasion by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who was the good Maratha ruler. Shivaji Maharaj was all the time in battle with Mughal emperors and he wished to unite the Hindus with the assistance of Ganesha Puja to advertise tradition and nationalism. Therefore, Ganesha Puja turned essential within the Peshwa Empire dominated by Marathas.

The Puja reworked right into a group occasion because of the efforts of Lokmanya Tilak (a freedom fighter). Tilak was acutely aware of the truth that Lord Ganesha had a common attraction among the many Hindus. Ganesha was acknowledged as a God for everyone. He popularized Ganesha Chaturthi Puja as a Community Puja. His goal was additionally promotion of nationalistic emotions in plenty. This competition was additionally used as a instrument to bridge the hole between Brahmins and Non Brahmins.

Tilak wished to unfold the message of freedom wrestle by way of organizations of Ganesha Chaturthi festivals. Another goal was to defy the British rulers who had banned public assemblies. The event of Puja was utilized for public assemblies and mass communications and gave Indians a sense of unity and revived their patriotic spirit and religion.

India is free immediately. But, it’s a nation of nice diversities. Unity is completely crucial on this atmosphere of range. The nation should be taught to behave unitedly on the time of strains and stresses. It is critical to safeguard our freedom. The goal of Lokmanya Tilak remains to be related. In addition Lord Ganesha stays current amongst us on Ganesha Chaturthi day. Therefore, the worship of Ganesha on this specific day could be very vital.

Astrological significance of Ganesha Puja within the 12 months 2009

In Vedic astrology it’s mentioned that for an affliction attributable to Ketu the very best deity to be propitiated is Lord Ganesha. In the 12 months 2009, Ketu is enjoying a destructive position which has manifested within the rise of Swine Flu. (Please discuss with our earlier article “Astrological Aspects of Swine Flu”).

The event of Ganesha Chaturthi on twenty third August 2009 is an opportunity to do grah-shanti of Ketu by mass worship of Lord Ganesha. Maharastra has the very best quantity of Swine Flu deaths. Therefore, Ganesha Chaturthi needs to be celebrated with religion and devotion in Maharastra and different elements of India the place this illness is spreading.

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