When is Ganesh Chaturthi 2014?, Date of Ganesh Chaturthi in 2014, Vinayaka Chavithi in 2014
Ganesh chaturthi is the festival celebrated throughout India, on the occasion of birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati. Ganesh Chaturthi is also the day that God Shiva declared his son Ganesha as superior to all the gods. Ganesh Utsav is celebrated for Ten/Eleven days from Ganesh Chaturthi to Anant Chaturdashi. Ganesh is the God of knowledge and the remover of obstacles.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on the Shukla Paksha Chaturthi of the Hindu lunar month of Bhadrapada. This month is also called Bhadra in the north indian calenders. This year Ganesh Chaturthi falls on the Friday, 29th August, 2014.
On Ganesh Chaturthi idol of Lord Ganesha has to be prepared from clay and worshipped. It is very good to worship Lord Ganesha with 21 kinds of leaves known as Eka Vimshati Patrani Puja. These 21 leaves have medicinal value and are a natural way of curing few ailments without any side effects.