Discover essential Dos and Don’ts for a successful Ganesh Chaturthi 2023 Vinayaka Puja. Ensure a meaningful celebration with our expert guidelines.
Vinayaka Chaturthi 2023 : Lord Ganesha’s birth is commemorated on Ganesh Chaturthi. This year’s celebration of one of the most well-known Hindu holidays will take place on September 18 2023 from 12:37 pm to September 19 2023 1:40 pm. It is believed that during the nine days or eleven days of Ganesh Chaturthi, Lord Ganesha and his mother, Goddess Parvati, arrive on earth and bestow their blessings on the populace. On this day, massive processions are organised, each carrying a statue of Lord Ganesha.
In pandals, temples, and houses, people worship Lord Ganesha. Every Hindu event includes puja, which is considered lucky, as well as prayers offered to the gods. Devotees undertake special Ganesh Chaturthi puja in order to appease Bappa and have him visit their home each year. Here is a list of things you should and shouldn’t do when performing puja.
At the Madhyahna hour of the day—which, according to Vedic astrology, is the ideal time for Ganesha Puja—Ganapati Sthapana and Ganapati Puja are performed on Ganesha Chaturthi. The strenuous Shodashopachara Ganapati Puja, which is a Ganesha Puja, is performed in the middle of the day by followers of the god.
Dos for Vinayaka Pooja 2023 (September 18 2023 from 12:37 pm to September 19 2023 1:40 pm) :
- In accordance with tradition, devotees may take a Ganesha idol home for 1, 3, 7, or 10 days and set it up on a spotless pedestal.
- Ganesha deserves to be revered. Everything, be it food, water, or prasad, must be offered to Lord Ganesha first.
- Eco-friendly Ganesha idols made of degradable materials like cow dung, clay, etc. should be used, and they should be chosen to blend in with nature.
- Ganesha should be immersed at home in a pail of water rather than a river or other body of water to protect the environment.
- Lord Ganesha can be prayed to on September 18 2023 from 12:37pm to September 19 2023 1:40 pm.
- Before welcoming Lord Ganesha home, give your home a thorough cleaning and take a bath.
- Before performing aarti, recite the mantras for Prana Pratishtha, light a ghee diya, and offer Lord Ganesha Modak.
- Before consuming’sattvik’ food, devotees are advised to first present it to the Ganpati statue.
- Ecological Ganesha statues should be chosen that match nature and are made of biodegradable materials, such as cow dung, clay, etc.
Dont’s for Vinayaka Pooja 2023 (September 18 2023 from 12:37 pm to September 19 2023 1:40 pm) :
- After Ganpati sthapna, refrain from eating onion or garlic for prasad or for personal consumption.
- Immerse the Ganesha statue only after offering him prayers and prasad during the auspicious period for a successful visarjan.
- Refrain from consuming any alcohol or meat during the 10-day event.
- On September 18 2023 from 12:37 pm to September 19 2023 1:40 pm, Ganpati’s’sthapna’ will be performed. On Ganesh Chaturdashi, which falls on Friday, September29 2023 the idol of Ganpati Bappa will be immersed.
- When installing or immersing the idol, avoid closing the front entrance of the house.
- Puja should be carried out with sincere devotion and good intentions. Avoid arguments or confrontations at home, and keep the atmosphere upbeat.
Conclusion : Incorporating these dos and don’ts during Vinayaka Puja in Ganesh Chaturthi 2023 ensures a meaningful and harmonious celebration.