Masik Vinayaka Ganesh Chaturthi: The Day Of God Of Wisdom

Today is ‘Masik Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi’, a chance for all to get rid of troubles and fetch in luck and prosperity. Pleasing the ‘Sankatmochan’ in the right way can do wonders for your present as well as future. So, what is that right way? Read this article and get to know…

Please Lord Ganesha with observance of Masik Vinayaka Ganesh Chaturthi

Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi is also known as ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’. Most of us know the importance and rituals of the major Ganesha Chaturthi which falls in the Bhadrapada month (August or September). Interesting fact is that other than this major Ganesha Chaturthi, Masik Chaturthi is celebrated every month. So, what to do on Masik Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi? How to please the Sankatmochan on monthly Chaturthi? Let’s throw some light on the importance of this day.

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How To Begin Your Day?


Be assured that you perform the right rituals, here are the rituals of the day:

  1. To begin Masik Vinayaka Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees get up early morning and take shower. 
  2. After wearing clean clothes, idol of Ganesha is kept on the place of worship. As per the rituals, the face of the idol is covered with a clean cloth. 
  3. Decorate the idol with fresh flowers, garlands and apply Chandan (sandalwood) paste on the forehead of Ganesha's idol. 
  4. Spread some rice and place Kalash (earthen pot) filled with holy water over it. This process of establishing the Kalash is known as Purna Kumbha Kalasha Sthapana. 
  5. Chant Lord Ganesha's mantras, as it is believed that this rituals invokes life in his idol. This is known as Prana Pratishtha. 
  6. Now worship the Lord with 21 modaks (Ladoos), 21 leaves of Dhruva grass, incense sticks, coconut, sindoor (vermilion), Kapoor (camphor), Chandan (sandalwood paste), betel leaf & betel nuts, cotton wicks. 
  7. Chant Ganesh Stotra or you can also chant hymns from Ganapati Atharvashirsha Upanishad.
  8. Perform Ganesha Aarti and bow in front of Ganesha’s idol too seek his blessings. 

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Masik Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi Vrat


Masik Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi Vrat can be observed in two ways. You can either opt for Nirjaal Vrat (intake of everything is avoided, including water),or you may observe Phalahar Vrat (intake of fruits, nuts, and milk is allowed). 

Masik Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi Significance


On Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi, eight embodiments of Lord Ganesha are worshipped. It is believed that worshiping Ashtavinayaks on this day, abolishes all the negativity and evil effects. Some of the reasons as to why Masik Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi is rewarding are:

  1. Worshipping the deity on Chaturthi, removes hurdles from one’s life.
  2. Ganesh Chaturthi helps to gain luck, prosperity, wisdom, and wealth.
  3. As per the beliefs, chanting “Om Gam Ganapataye namaha”, on Chaturthi fulfills all wishes and desires.
  4. Observing fast on this day by the students, yields fruitful results for their education. 

Vighnaharta Protects From Troubles


Ganesha is the Lord who eradicates sorrows and miseries of his followers. As per the mythology, among all the Hindu gods, Ganesha is the most lovable deity. Therefore, if you are going through any problems in your life, then observing fast on Masik Vinayaka Ganesha Chaturthi will end all your troubles. 

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Ganesh Chaturthi: Welcome the God Of Masses


Ganesh Chaturthi, the festival of the masses. This year Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on 9th September 2013. Every year this festival of Lord Ganesh is celebrated with much fun and fervour. So, what have you planned for this festive season?. Decorate the house for the arrival of the elephant God; gather all the sweets and Ladoos for him because Ganesh Chaturthi is here. AstroSage will help you have a wonderful time by providing all the necessary information and services needed for Ganesh Chaturthi. To know more about this beloved God, click here - More On Lord Ganesh

Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Muhurtam


  • The most suitable Muhurat is from - 11:10 - 13:37, the total duration of this auspicious time is 2 hours and 27 mins.
  • Time to avoid Moon sighting the previous day (8.9.2013) is - 16:48 - 20:24, the total duration for this activity is 3 hours and 35 mins.
  • Time to avoid Moon sighting on 9th September, i.e. the day of Ganesh Chaturthi is - 9:30 - 21:08, the total duration for this activity is 11 hours and 37 mins.
We hope you will fetch the best of Ganapati’s blessings by following the above mentioned Muhurata (auspicious time).

Know Answers of Your Questions from Ganesha


Ganesha is the Lord of beginning, wisdom and Intellect. Getting the blessings of Lord Ganesha will give you the power to accomplish any task. If there has been any issue bothering you, or if your are not able to get results no matter how much you try; then pray to Lord Ganesh and things will start seeing light.

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Hymn To Enchant The Lord !



Get into the Bhakti mood, chant the Holy Mantras and sing the Holy songs; make your home a place Lord Ganesh would want to visit. Music has the power to touch the soul. Just one melody of yours and Ganesha is yours. Don’t miss this auspicious moment and enchant Lord Ganesha with some beautiful hymns. AstroSage has a collection of songs that will help you get into the celebratory mood, just click here to have a look. Songs On Lord Ganesh

Greet One Another !


Nothing can be good if it is not shared, likewise Ganesh Chaturthi is not fun if you don't wish your loved ones. A greeting card or simply a small SMS would make someone’s day; and why don’t you become the one helping in making this happen. As always, we are here to help you with that.

AstroSage has lovely collections of SMS’s, just click here -  Ganesh Chaturthi SMS

Vinayaka Chaturthi - Ganpati Bappa




Ganesh Chaturthi is a very famous and one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India. Many processions and eye popping display of Ganesha idols will be there this Ganesh Chaturthi. Every year, thousands of devotees and tourists rush to participate in these celebrations. Mumbai is one city which is famous worldwide for its Ganesh Chaturthi festivities. The Ganesha idols for display will be of record breaking heights and sizes. It is definitely a treat for the eyes to witness anything at such magnitude.

For more information on Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, click here - Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

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Know The Right Time To Work Your Magic !


On this auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi which is a very blessed day, you may start any new venture on this day. Like starting a bussiness, buy property, marriage, any important occasion can be considered to take place on this day. To know the right timing to perform that activity, you may ask our astrologers to know the perfect Muhurta here - Muhurat Service

Also, we have gathered all the important Muhurats of the year, you may get them for FREE here - Muhurat 2013

Consult The Experts !


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