Benefits of Worshipping Ganesha on Chaturthi
By: Future Point | 13-Sep-2018Views : 2400
Lord Ganesha is the always the first to be worshipped before commencing any auspicious pooja or ritual.
Be it marriage, 'Bhoomi Pujan' (land worship before beginning construction), performing any ritual for any God or Goddess, beginning of a new business/profession, inauguration of a property, naming of a child etc.
Lord Ganesha's blessings are always sought first!
It is not only because of the boon that was given to him by his Father Lord Shiva of first worship but also because of the countless qualities that Lord Ganesha possess.
One of the many names of Lord Ganesha is 'Vighnaharta' that means: One who removes all obstacles and before commencing anything new, all of us aspire for a journey that is free of obstacles.
While Lord Ganesha is to be worshipped throughout our lives to receive his blessings for leading a blissful life, however, worshipping Ganesha on his birthday is considered immensely beneficial.
His birthday falls on the Chaturthi (4th tithi/date as per the Lunar calendar) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of the Moon) in the month of Bhadrapada.
Benefits Of Worshipping Ganesha on Chaturthi
While worshipping Lord Ganesha is always beneficial, but on Chaturthi, his worship is capable of increasing the benefits manifold.
A few of the immense & countless benefits of worshipping Lord Ganesha are:
Lord Ganesha is called 'Mangal Moorti' which means a manifestation/idol of auspiciousness and his worship brings great fortune in the life of the devotees.
Lord Ganesha showers knowledge and wisdom on his devotees, hence, children are especially encouraged to worship Lord Ganesha to get his blessings to excel in studies.
Lord Ganesha's worship make the mind of a native- calm and pure.
Lord Ganesha is also called 'Vighnaharta' which means remover of obtacles. Obstacles of any kind, are removed by worshipping Lord Ganesha.
If one is facing financial problems in life, then by worshipping Lord Ganesha, all the financial problems gets solved and a devotee sees success & prosperity in his/her life.
- Progress on the Spiritual Path:
A worshipper of Lord Ganesha excels on the spiritual path and moves ahead towards Moksha or liberation.
- Mooladhar Chakra Activation/Rejuvenation:
Lord Ganesha is the deity of Mooladhar Chakra in the subtle body and worshipping him activates that foundational dimension of energy.
Therefore, devote yourself to the ever benevolent Lord Ganesha who always takes care of his devotees and protects them from all evils & obstacles in life.
By the grace & blessings of Lord Ganesha, one achieves glory, success, health, wealth & prosperity and lives a life of contentment that leads the soul to its ultimate goal, and that is- merging with the Supreme Consciousness.