Ganesh Chaturthi also spelled as Ganesha Chaturthi is the birthday of the obstacle remover Ganesha and it falls on September 9th, 2013. He is the Lord of the Obstacles of material and spiritual order and His dharma is to remove obstacles and to place obstacles in the path of those who needs to be checked.
Ganesha Chaturthi falls on the 4th day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada and is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi. Archetypal Being Ganesha, being closest to the material plane of consciousness, is the most capable to assist us in our day-to- day life concerns.
Ganesha Chathurthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi
It is believed that Archetypal Being Ganesha remains on the earth plane on Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi to bestow His presence on all his devotees. Archetypal Being Ganesha is considered as an accessible God who is very special to humans. Being a secondary God not elevated to the highest level like Archetypal Beings Shiva or Vishnu, He is very close to the human beings. The advantage for this is that Ganesha understands human problems clearly and can clear them out of the way before they create any problems.
Significance of Ganesh Chathurthi lies in the way in which people attach themselves with all their devotion and faith to the care and pampering of the all-embracing Vinayaka (another name of Ganesha). The Power of Ganesha is the primordial energy of whole cosmos and it gets multiplied on Ganesh Chaturthi (Ganesha Chaturthi). Archetypal Being Ganesha lifts our consciousness to the next chakra, uniting us with our inner guru, thus reaching the third eye where the root source as Ganapathy that is symbolized by the Root Chakra, the Muladhara.
Archetypal Being Ganesha rules over the Muladhara Chakra, which represents both the extremes of the fear factor. When it is slow, the person feels highly insecure while when it is in high speed the person is prone to take extreme risks. Ganesha balances this Chakra. He stimulates intelligence, enhances the problem solving skills, stabilizes emotions, removes obstacles or hurdles and hand holds you to success.
Participate in the special rituals for Archetypal Being Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturthi 2013 (September 9th, 2013) with AstroVed to overcome your negative influences. He will remove the obstacles that are affecting your career, finances, health etc.
A powerful tradition followed in India during Ganesh Chaturthi, is the making of clay statues of Lord Ganesha in vast numbers for the purpose of clearing karma via a sacrifice of clay statues. The statue has the ability to absorb your karma into the clay medium. On your behalf, the Vedic Specialists will perform the prayers and pooja rituals to the clay statues. The priests recite chants and invocations into the statue and guide the transference of your karma to the effigy. After the completion of the Ganesh Chaturthi 2013 rituals, the clay Ganeshas will be submerged and dissolved in the Coromandel Sea. As the clay image disintegrates, your negative karma is also dissolved. It is a very effective ritual sometimes referred to as sympathetic magic.
There is also a special connection between Archetypal Being Ganesha and Mother Earth, as the clay comes from the earth and returns to the earth, completing the cycle. Ganesha sacrifices Himself to redeem your karmas. You can sponsor clay Ganesha(s) for family members and your loved ones.
Astroved is organizing special Ganesha rituals on Ganesha Chaturthi 2013 that will help you to get his grace and move to higher realms of material and spiritual refinement. Shattering coconuts is a spiritual technology that manifests in both your material and spiritual worlds and Ganesha's grace will help you in it.
The coconut absorbs your lower vibrations energetically and when it is smashed, the energy holding back your progress is forcefully disseminated. When performed at the powerful Ganesha power Spot on Ganesh Chaturthi day, the obstacle removing power gets amplified manifold.