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Gauri Puja 2016
 

About 2016 Gauri Puja 2016

Gauri Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are dead2016 
9th September 2016 (Friday)
 
Gauri Puja 2016 Puja Time
Jyeshta Gauri Avahana on September 08, 2016 (Thursday)
Jyeshta Gauri Visarjana on September 10, 2016 (Saturday)
Jyeshtha Nakshatra Begins = 04:26 on 9/Sep/2016
Jyeshtha Nakshatra Ends = 06:52 on 10/Sep/2016

 

 

Ganesh and Gauri Puja 2016 in Maharashtra

 

 
Jyeshta Gauri Puja is a Maharashtrian festival. Gauri Puja is performed in many homes during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Maharashtra. In 2016, Gauri Avahan in on September 8, 2016. Gowri Puja is on September 9 and Gouri Visarjan is on September 10, 2016. Goddess Gauri or Gowri is another name for Mata ParvatiParvatiParvati
After the death of Shiva's first love Sati, Shiva...
, the mother of Lord Ganesha. 
 
Gauri Puja during Vinayaka Chaturthi in many parts of Maharashtra, especially in Pune, Goddess Gauri is the sister of Ganapati. The appearance of Goddess Gauri in houses is said to bring health, wealth, and prosperity.
 
The idols of Gauri are brought usually for two days at the beginning of Ganesh Chaturthi. It is placed for three days – the first day is the Gauri  Avahana, next day it is to worship Satyanarayan puja and on the third day Gauri is dipped in water.
 
Gauri Puja is also held as Upasana of Goddess LakshmiLakshmiLakshmi
Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth...
in some regions.
 
Many Hindus might raise an eyebrow when they hear Gauri as a sister of Ganesha. A Gauri Puja is celebrated the day before or on Ganesh Chaturthi in Karnataka and Gowri is the mother of Ganesha. In West Bengal, Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess SaraswatiSaraswatiSaraswati
The name Saraswati is a combination of two Sanskrit words...
are sisters of GaneshaGaneshaGanesha
The guardian deity of Hindus, also known as the Ganapati (The God of all groups) is the son of Lord Shiva ...
and all three are children of Goddess Durga.
 
In India, many regions have an independent culture and most of these cultures are 5000 years old. Each region has developed it's in the way of describing the deities. 
 
 

 


 




 
 
 

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