2022 Ganesh Festival: Starting 31 Aug

Vinayaga Ganapati Chaturthi गणेश चतुर्थी / चौथ

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Devotees are requested NOT to take their idols to temples to disperse as there is restriction on number of idols from council. Please contact nearby temple / association authorities for details. Please help to save environment and mother earth. We humbly request all to use eco-friendly idols.

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|| SHRI GANESHAY NAHAM || श्री गणेशाय नमः ||


Tithi (Lunar day) panchang as per Auckland local time & coordinates:

  • Chaturthi / Chauth / Ganapati Sthapna / 4th lunar day 31st Aug
  • Chaturdasi / Chaudas / Anant Chaturdashi / Ganapati Visarjan / 14th Lunar day: 9th Sep


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

गणेश पूजा और स्थापना मूहूर्त Ganesh Puja and sthapna muhurt 11.15am to 1.30pm as Auckland NZ time

Puja Samagri

Click here for list of items required for Prayers / Puja पूजा सामग्री

Temples in New Zealand

click here for list of temples in New Zealand. Most of the temple will have Ganapati Sthapna upto Anant Chaturdashi

Ganesh Aarti Lyrics (Hindi & Marathi)

Churma Laadu Prasad

Modak Prasad

Anant Chaturdashi Ganesh visarjan day: 9th Sep 2022



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. Thus, first two kaal is over at 24x6x2=288 minutes (4 hrs, 48 minutes) after sunrise.

Source of Sunrise time: www.timeanddate.com (Thanks!)

IMPORTANT: Please check Alert Level in New Zealand during Ganapati Festival. Most of the festival programs across New Zealand temples and/or communities may have changed their schedule. While we shall try to keep updating our page, Please check temple for latest updates. STAY SAFE! STAY HEALTHY!


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See also: Upcoming Sankashthi and Vinayaka chaturthi