The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi (Ganesh Chaturthi 2021) will be celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country on 10 September. Along with this, Ganpati Bappa will be brought and seated in the houses.
Lord Ganesha has been given the first status among the gods. The Chaturthi of every month is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, but the Chaturthi of the Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month (Ganesh Chaturthi 2021) is considered very special.
Ganpati was born on this day
It is believed that Lord Ganesha was born on the Chaturthi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. That is why this Chaturthi of his is celebrated with pomp all over the country. This time this Chaturthi is falling on 10th September.
The festival goes on for about 10 days across the country on Ganesh Chaturthi. People bring Lord Ganesha on their shoulders and heads and make them sit in the house. During this, bhajan-kirtan and worship recitation goes on continuously in the house. Bhog of Ganesh ji’s choice is made and offered to him. After this the idol of Ganesh ji is immersed with complete rituals.
Why Vinayak is seated every year
This question will often come in the mind of many people that why is Ganpati Bappa brought into the house every year and later immersed. Today we tell about this in detail. Actually, there is an ancient story behind bringing Ganapati home and immersion.
Lord Ganesha wrote Mahabharata
According to religious scriptures, Maharishi Ved Vyas composed the world’s greatest book, Mahabharata. Although the work of writing it was done by Ganapati ji. This work of writing Mahabharata lasted for a full 10 days. During that time, Lord Ganesha completed this work by working day and night. did. During this work, Maharishi Ved Vyas ji applied clay on his body to control the temperature of Ganapati’s body.
Writing work completed in 10 days
It is believed that this work of writing Mahabharata was completed on the day of Chaturthi. After completion of this work, Maharishi Ved Vyas worshiped Ganesha on the day of Chaturthi. During this, Ganpati was very tired due to working day and night. Due to the drying of the coating, his body temperature had also increased.
Maharishi Ved Vyas served Ganapati
After this Maharishi Ved Vyas ji did a lot of service by keeping him in his hut. Also, prepare and feed all the favorite dishes of their choice. Immersed in the lake to control the increased temperature of his body. It is believed that since then the practice of bringing Lord Ganesha home on the day of Chaturthi is going on.
After the service, the idol is immersed.
People bring Vinayak to their house on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi 2021, shouting slogans of Lord Ganesha. After this, according to their reverence, serve them for 5 to 9 days and make delicious dishes at home and offer it to Lord Ganesha. After this immerse his statue in water.