New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Vinayaka Chaturthi is celebrated on the Chaturthi (fourth) tithi of Shukla Paksha (full moon) Every month. As per the Hindu calendar, the auspicious day falls after the new moon or full moon, which is also known as Amavasya, in a lunar month. This month, Vinayaka Chaturthi is being observed on April 16, 2021. On this day, devotees observe a day-long fast and worship Lord Shree Ganesha for prosperity and betterment of life. Also, as per Hindu belief, worshipping Ganesha on this day wards off all hurdles and troubles from his devotees' life and this is why he is also known as Vighnaharta

As the day is here, we have brought you some necessary details, such as Shubh Muhurat, Mantra, Puja Vidhi and other significant things, which will help you in worshipping Lord Ganesha on this special day.

Vinayaka Chaturthi April 2021 Date & Shubh Tithi

Date: April 16, 2021

Shubh Tithi Begins: 3:27 pm on April 15

Shubh Tithi Ends: 6:05 pm on April 16

Vinayaka Chaturthi April 2021 Puja Vidhi

- Devotees of Ganesha should wake early in the morning, bathe and wear fresh, clean clothes

- Observe a day-long fast

- Worship Lord Ganesha, chant mantras and do aarti. Also, don't forget to offer 21 strands of Durva grass, kumkum tilak and Chandan to Lord Ganesha

- For prasad, offer Naivedhya to Lord Ganesha, such as Modak, kheer and fruits.

Vinayaka Chaturthi April 2021 Mantras to Chant

"Om Ekadantaya Viddhamahe, Vakratundaya Dhimahi, Tanno Danti Prachodayat"

"Gajananam Bhoota Ganadi Sevitham, Kapittha Jambhu Phalasara Bhakshitam, Umasutam Shoka Vinasha Karanam, Namami Vighneshawara Pada Pankajam"

"Vakratunda Mahakaya, Surya Koti Samaprabaha, Nirvighnam Kurumedeva Sarva Karyeshu Sarvada"

Vinayaka Chaturthi April 2021 Significance

As per Hindu belief, Lord Ganesha is a symbol of learning, wisdom, prosperity, good fortune and also removes hurdles from his devotees' life. So if people worship him on Vinayaka Chaturthi day, then a devotee will be blessed by Lord Ganesha.

Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv