Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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.

Reach out to Sankatmochan with the songs of the day. To know Ganesh Chaturthi songs, please click here - Ganesha Chaturthi Songs

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. 

End all your problems and hindrances with the aid of Lord Ganesha. To get answers of your troubles from the deity, you can use Ganesha Yantra

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