Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 date and timings: Know when is Ganesh Chaturthi and the puja shubh muhurat-2020


Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 date, shubh muhurat and timings: Lord Ganesha, the son of Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva, was born on the Chaturthi Tithi, Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapada. Know when is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2020.


Know when is Ganesh Chaturthi and other important details

Key Highlights
Lord Ganesha is the son of Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva
He was born on the Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day), Shukla (bright phase of the Lunar cycle) in the month of Bhadrapada
Lord Ganesha represents wisdom and auspiciousness



Ganesh Chaturthi is the most important annual festival dedicated to Lord Ganesh, who is also known as Ganpati, Vinayaka and several other meaningful names. He is hailed as Vighnaharta (the one who removes obstacles), and hence he is worshipped first before initiating a new venture, work or auspicious beginning like marriage or Griha Pravesh. Read on to know the Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 date, timings, shubh muhurat and other important details.

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on the Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day), Shukla Paksha (the bright lunar fortnight) in the month of Bhadrapada. The date of the festival varies annually as per the Gregorian calendar. Know when it will be celebrated this year.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 date


The Chaturthi Tithi begins at 11:02 PM on August 21 and ends at 7:57 PM on August 22.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 Puja Muhurat

According to drikpanchang, the Puja muhurat for Ganesh Chaturthi Puja is between 11:25 AM to 1:57 PM on August 22. The Ganesh Chaturthi Puja is usually performed during Madhyana meaning noon.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 time to avoid Moonsighting

On the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees are advised not to see the Moon. Therefore, one must not look at the sky between 9:24 AM to 09:46 PM.
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Ganesh Chaturthi Visarjan 2020 date

Devotees of Lord Ganesha in Maharashtra, Goa, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and in several other regions, celebrate Ganeshotsav for ten days. The festival that begins on the Chaturthi Tithi culminates with the visarjan on the Chaturdashi Tithi. This year, Ganesh Visarjan shall take place on September 1.

Lord Ganesha is the son of Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva. He symbolises wisdom, knowledge, learning and auspiciousness. Ganesh Chaturthi is believed to be the day when Lord Ganesha first came into being. Hence, it is believed to be the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.

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