Ganesh Jayanti is celebrated among Hindu devotees as the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha. It is celebrated on the Chaturthi of Shukla Paksha of Magha month.
Ganesha Jayanti 2022: Friday, 4 February
Tithi: Magha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi
Madhyahna Ganesha Puja Muhurat - 11:30 AM to 01:41 PM
Duration - 02 Hours 11 Mins
Chaturthi Tithi Begins - 04:38 AM on Friday, 4 February 2022
Chaturthi Tithi Ends - 03:47 AM on Saturday, 5 February 2022
Ganesha Jayanti is venerated in the month of January or February in the Gregorian calendar every year. This religious festival is observed on Shukla Chaturthi during Magha lunar month in the bright fortnight of waxing moon day. The ardent admirers of Lord Ganesha solemnize this Hindu festivity with immense gusto and enthusiasm. In accordance with Hindu Mythology, Ganesha Jayanti is celebrated among Hindu devotees as the birth anniversary of the Elephant-faced God- Ganesha. Ganesha Jayanti across India is well-known with the name- Magha Shukla Chaturthi Varad Chaturthi and Tilkund Chaturthi.
There are basically two major Ganesha Festivals- the first one is commemorated in the month during Magha month which is termed as Ganesha Jayanti and the second one is observed during Bhadrapada month in the Indian states of Madhya-Pradesh, Maharashtra, and even in North Indian regions. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the popular festivals in India and thus celebrated religiously with utmost dedication. The festival comprises of umpteen rituals and a set of customs to be followed on that day.