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Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 New Zealand

Vinayaga / Vinayakar Chathurthi celebrations गणेश चतुर्थी / चौथ

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 New Zealand tithi (4th Lunar day) 2nd Sep

Chaturthi / Chauth / 4th Lunar Day: Tithi from 2nd Sep, 11.28AM TO  3rd Sep, 8.24AM as per Auckland time

Sunrise 2nd Sep: 6.41am, Sunset: 6.00pm Auckland time

Anant Chaturdashi Tithi (14th Lunar day) 12th/13th Sep

Anant Chaturdashi / Ganesh Visarjan: Tithi as per Auckland time: 12th Sep, 11:36 AM to 13th Sep, 02:05 PM (14.05Hrs)

GANAPATI STHAPNA MUHURT: 2nd Sep 2019 (Preferred Auspicious time):

Though Ganapati sthapna and puja can be done anytime on the auspicious day, Madhyanha kaal is considered auspicious time. Following are madhyanha kaal (Ganesh sthapna muhurat) for various cities in New Zealand:

Ganesh Sthapna Muhurt गणपति स्थापना मुहुर्त

  • Auckland: 11.29am to 1.53pm (Sunrise: 6.41am)
  • Christchurch: 11.44am to 2.08pm (Sunrise: 6.56am)
  • Dunedin: 11.55am to 1.19pm (Sunrise: 7.07am)
  • Hamilton: 11.28am to 1.52pm  (Sunrise: 6.40am)
  • Invercargill: 12.04am to 1.28pm (Sunrise: 7.16am)
  • Napier: 11.23am to 1.47pm (Sunrise: 6.35am)
  • New Plymouth: 11.34am to 1.58pm (Sunrise: 6.46am)
  • Palmerston North: 11.29am to 1.53pm (Sunrise: 6.41am)
  • Queenstown: 12.01am to 1.25pm (Sunrise: 7.13am)
  • Rotorua: 11.24am to 1.48pm (Sunrise: 6.36am)
  • Tauranga: 11.24am to 1.48pm (Sunrise: 6.36am)
  • Wellington: 11.33am to 1.57pm (Sunrise 6.45am)
  • Whangarei: 11.30am to 1.54pm (Sunrise: 6.42am)

Ganesh Aarti (Hindi & Marathi)

Temple in New Zealand

Ganapati Prasad Churma Laadu

Muhurt is also written as Muhurat or Muhurtam

Muhurt Calculation method: Considering 24 minutes per Ghati/Nadika, and each division (kaal) of 6 ghati. Madhyanha is 3rd division/kaal. First two kaal is over at 24x6x2=288 minutes (4 hrs, 48 minutes) after sunrise.

Source of Sunrise time: (Thanks!)


    • Vinayaga Chathurthi (Ganesh Chaturthi) celebration and abhishek at Sri Ganesha Temple, 4 Dent Place, Papakura Auckland. 3 grand abishekam on 2nd Sep to Lord Ganesh, followed by ten days of special abishekam to the Lord till 12th Sep.
    • Ganapti Prayers and Programs at Thiru Subramaniyar Aalayam, 69 Tidal Road, Mangere, Auckland. 1st Sep: 10am to noon and 6.30pm to 8pm. 2nd Sep: 10am to noon and 5.30pm to 8pm following by maha prasadham (feast)
    • Shri Ram Mandir, 11 Brick St Henderson, Auckland: Ganesh Utsav 2019: sthapna, prayers, arti, visarjan from 2nd Sep 7pm to 8 Sep afternoon. Samuhik Ganesh Puja from 5th Sep to 8 Sep.
    • Sri Sai Mandir, 12-18 Princess St, Onehunga, Auckland: from 2nd Sep (Sthapna 10am-12am)to 8th Sep (Pooja & Visarjan, 10am onwards, visarjan procession to Bhartiya Mandir at 12.30pm). Daily prayers from 6.30pm to 8pm. Please contact temple priest for ganesh pooja and visarjan procession.
    • Bhartiya Mandir, 252 Balmoral Road, Sandringham Mt Albert, Auckland: Ganesh sthapna, prayers, arti, visarjan
    • Radha Krishna Temple, 145 New North Road, Eden Terrace, Auckland: Ganesh sthapna, prayers, arti.
    • Maa Durga Temple, 4/3 Onslow Ave, Manukau Auckland: Ganesh sthapna, prayers, arti. 2nd Sep to 12th Sep. Abhishek 6.30pm-7pm, Katha 7pm to 8.30pm followed by maha prasad. Ganesh Visarjan on 13th Sep.
    • Ram Krishn Mandir Ganesh Chaturthi Utsav from 2nd Sep to 6th Sep )6.30pm onwards pooja, katha, aarti, prasad & maha prasad) at 25 Onslow Ave Papatoetoe Auckland
    • Ganapati Mahotsav by Auckland Marathi Association Inc on 8th Sep, 2pm to 9pm at Main Hall, New Lynn Community Centre, 45 Totara Avenue, New Lynn Auckland 0600.


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