Sakat Chauth: Seeking the Blessings of Lord Ganesha

13 January, 2019
Sakat Chauth: Seeking the Blessings of Lord Ganesha Sakat Chauth: Seeking the Blessings of Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha has been venerated for being the symbol of success, good luck, and prosperity. The positivity that everyone would like to have within their homes can be bestowed by Lord Gajanan. Depicted with the large head, the deity is believed to reward the worthy with his wisdom and intelligence. The large ears of Ganesha symbolize the necessity to listen to all. He listens to all prayers and rewards the true believers. Above all, on the Sakat Chauth, the Lord has been worshipped before starting something important in their lives. Whether it is starting a business or writing an exam or buying a house, Lord Ganesha is always remembered and prayed to.  

The mythical legend behind Sakat Chauth

According to the fast legend, in satyug, there was a potter in the town of Maharaj Harishchandra. Once he made a pot and put it on fire, but he did not cook it, but the pot remained raw. Seeing a loss, he asked a Tantric, he said that the sacrifice of the child will be your job. Then he took his son, who was killed by the death of ascetic Rishi Sharma, and put him in the ninth on the fourth day. But the mother of the child worshiped Ganesh on that day. When the son did not find much, he prayed to Ganesh. The potters saw that the potters got cooked, but the child was alive and safe. Fearful, he accepted his sin in front of the king. When the king asked the child's mother the secret of this miracle, he told about Ganesh worship. Then the king accepted the glory of the sixty-four and ordered to perform Ganesh in the entire city. The fourth part of the Krishna Paksha is considered as a Hariri.

The significance of Sakat Chauth

On this day the worship of the first Lord Ganesha is worshipped. Sakat Chauth is also known as Ganesh Chaturthi. It is believed that Ganesha who perform this fast to take away all the misery of the mothers who perform this fast and brings them to a new peak of success. The mothers remain uninterrupted for the fourth consecutive fast. The women of fast offer Ganesh poojan and Chandra in the evening when the prepare Prasad. Women keep this fast for the efficiency of their son. Today, the cosmic is Chaturthi. On the day of Ganesh Chaturthi, there is a tradition of fasting the fast. According to the Hindu Panchag, these troubles come every month on the fourth day of Krishna Paksha and Shukla Paksha. Women in eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra are celebrating this festival with full customs. The sixty-fourth is done for the long life of fastened children. Dharmraj Yudhishthar had done this fast on Krishna's advice. The auspicious time of auspicious Muhurta is specified and the fast will be opened only after seeing the moon.

Fasting during Sakat Chauth

Those who fast during Sakat Chauth must read the fasting story of Ganesha. By doing this puja inauspicious time, you get benefits. While worshiping Lord Ganesha, he should keep his head towards east direction or north direction. Puja should use jaggery, sesame, sugarcane, and radish.

This festival is also called Vakratundi Chaturthi, Maghi Chauhan or Tilkuta Chauth. Askganesha wishes you and your family an auspicious Sakat Chauth.

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