Ganesh Puja

Posted on 04. Sep, 2013 by admin in Announcement

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We shall be observing the auspicious Ganesh Chaturthi on Saturday, Sep 07, 2013. (Actual time period of the event falls on Sep 09, 1:40 AM to 4:07 AM EDT.) 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.

A special Ganesh Puja will be performed in the evening. All are welcome to participate in it for free. Lord Ganesh being the remover of obstacles, you can optionally donate 10 dollars towards a Sankalpa (a prayer for a specific intention), by including your name and birth star. If you don’t know your birth star, you may choose Amma’s birth star - Karthika. Of course you can attend the puja without offering the Sankalpa.


Saturday, September 07, 2013


MA Center at 245 Linden St, Boylston, MA 01505 {Location on Google Maps}.


  • 4 PM: Archana - Chanting of Lalita Sahasranamam or 1000 names of the Divine Mother.
  • 5 PM to 6:15 PM: Shri Ganesh Puja followed by taking Lord Ganesha idol in a small procession around the ashram and immersing Him in water as a conclusion.
  • 6:15 PM to 7 PM: Amma’s pada puja, bhajans, arati and meditation.
  • 7 PM: A delicious vegetarian dinner.

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

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2 Responses to “Ganesh Puja”

  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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