Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: Today, on 19 September 2023, the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated with great pomp across the country. The idol of Bappa will remain installed for 10 days from today and during the 10-day Ganeshotsav, the atmosphere will echo with the chants of Ganpati Bappa Moira.
Offering Modak and offering Durva has special significance in the worship of Lord Ganesha. It happens. Worship of Lord Ganesha is considered incomplete without Durva. Offering Durva increases all kinds of happiness and wealth. At the same time, by doing some special measures of Durva, all the obstacles in life are also removed.
Why is Durva dear to Lord Ganesha?
We all know that Durva is dear to Lord Ganesha and any worship of him It is considered incomplete without Durva. But do you know why Lord Ganesha loves Durva so much and why Durva is offered to him? Actually there is a mythological story behind it. According to this, there used to be a demon named Analasur. With his power he had created terror in both earth and heaven. The sages and sages and even the gods, frightened by the terror of Analasur, came to Lord Shiva crying out ‘trahi maam trahi maam’ and narrated their plight to him and prayed to get rid of Analasur.
Shiva said. That only Shri Ganesh can kill Analasur. Then the same thing happened and Shri Ganesh swallowed Analasur. By doing this, Shri Ganesh started having severe burning sensation in his stomach. Many measures were taken to reduce the burning sensation in his stomach. But no relief was found. Then Rishi Kashyap made 21 lumps of Durva and fed it to Shri Ganesha and as soon as he consumed Durva, the burning sensation in his stomach subsided. Since then Durva is dear to Shri Ganesh. You can also get his blessings by offering Durva to Lord Ganesha during Ganeshotsav.
How to offer Durva –Durva is offered to Lord Ganesha in a special way. By joining 22 Durvas together, 11 pairs of Durvas are prepared. These 11 joints should be offered at the feet of Lord Ganesha. For worship, only Durva grown in the garden of a temple or in a clean place should be taken. Before offering Durva, it should be washed with clean water. While offering Durva, 11 mantras of Lord Ganesha should be chanted. . Durva ke Upay)
- On the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, after the installation of the idol, take 21 Durvas along with their roots and place them under the idol of God and chant the mantra Om Shri Ganeshay Namah. Chant a rosary. You have to chant this daily for ten days and after immersion on the tenth day, put Durva in a red cloth and keep it in your safe. This will definitely fulfill all your wishes.
- If there is always a shortage of money at home, then you can offer prayers to Lord Shiva by tying 11 knots in 5 Durvas on Ganesh Chaturthi, Wednesday or any auspicious time. Offer to Goddess Lakshmi first among Ganesh and Panchdevs. While offering Durva, do chant the mantra ‘Shri Ganeshaya Namah Durvankuran Samarpayami’. After this, recite Ranharta Ganesh Stotra. By doing this you will soon get relief from financial crisis.
- Apart from this, plant Durva in an earthen pot towards the east of the house. On this Durva, offer water while meditating on Lord Ganesha every day. Prosperity will start arriving in your house. Offer the Durva grown in this pot to Lord Ganesha every Wednesday.
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