Ganesh Chaturthi

Posted on 13. Aug, 2016 by in Announcement


We shall be observing the auspicious Ganesh Chaturthi on Saturday, Sep 03, 2016. (Actual event in India is on Sep 05.) Lord Ganesha was (re)born on this very day. He is the remover of all obstacles. He bestows good fortune, prosperity and wisdom. All Puja ceremonies, new ventures and projects are started by first propitiating Shri Ganesh.

Time and Venue

Saturday, September 03, 2016 at the MA Center of New England


  • 2 PM: Demonstration and making of Modak, a special favorite sweet treat of Lord Ganesha
  • 4 – 5 PM: 1000 names of the Divine Mother and Mahisasura Mardini
  • 5:30 PM onward: Ganesh Puja
    • Dhyana Shloka
    • 108 Names of Amma
    • 108 Names of Ganesha
    • Story and significance of Ganesh Chaturthi
    • Bhajans on Ganesha, Shiva, Devi and Murugan
    • Prasad

Symbolism of Ganesh’s Body (Click on image below for a bigger picture)

2 Responses to “Ganesh Chaturthi”

  1. Prasad Kumarya

    05. Sep, 2013

    I was under the impression Ganesha Chaturthi falls on Monday, Sept. 9th this year. ?

  2. admin

    05. Sep, 2013

    Yes Prasad that’s correct. Actual time period of the event falls on Sep 09, 1:40 AM to 4:07 AM EDT. I have updated the post accordingly.

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