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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Why Lord Ganesh like Modak and Desi Ghee?

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Why Lord Ganesh like Modak and Desi Ghee?
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Ganesh Chaturthi (Ganesh Chaturthi 2018) will be celebrated on September 13. This year Ganesh Utsav 2018 will continue from September 13 to September 23. People worship Ganapati Bappa on Ganesh Chaturthi. Ganesh pandals are placed everywhere in the country. It is believed that Lord Ganesh was born in Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturthi during the medieval period. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated every day on this day. People enjoy Modak on Ganesh Chaturthi to please Lord Ganesha. Modak is made from coconut and Desi ghee. Modak is considered a favorite food of Lord Ganesha. But the reason behind this is something else. Let us know why Modak is offered on Ganesh Chaturthi.

Meaning of Modak(Laddoo)

Modak is described in the Puranas. Modak means that Anand (happiness) and Lord Ganesha are always considered to be happy. For this reason, they are being offered to Modak. Modak is also considered a symbol of knowledge and Lord Ganesha is also considered the god of wisdom. Therefore, he also enjoys modak.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018; Story Behind Lord Ganesh’s Modak

According to a story, there was a war was happened between Ganesh Ji and Parshuram Ji in which Ganesh Ji lost his teeth. Due to the breaking of teeth, he was facing eating trouble. After which the Modak(Laddoo) was made for him. Because the Modak is very soft and it dissolves as soon as you go into the mouth. Since that Modak became his favorite food.

When is Ganesh Chaturthi 2018:

Ganesh Utsav (Ganesh Chaturthi Festival 2018 Dates: 13 September to 23 September)

This year Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav will be celebrated from 13th to 23rd September. There are reports that on the fourth day this year, there is a good coincidence. Then after making the purification day after the fourth day, after doing purification, after performing the purification, establish a Murti of Lord Ganesh in the house only and offered the vermilion of Ganesh Bappa in the afternoon.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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