Ganesh Chaturthi - God of Success, Obstacle Remover (August 22, 2020)
Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is a Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of Ganesh to earth from Kailash Parvat with his mother Goddess Parvati/Gauri. The festival is marked with the installation of Ganesh clay idols privately in homes, or publicly on elaborate pandals.
Official name: Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chavithi
Also called: Chavathi, Chouthi, Ganeshotsav
Celebrations: Chanting of Vedic hymns and Hindu texts, prayers, last day: processions, idol immersion
Begins: Bhadrapada Shukla Chaturthi
Ends: 11 days after the start
Date: Bhadrapada (August–September)