The celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi is deemed very special. This festival celebrated with pomp across the country. The festival has started from August 22, which marked for a full ten days. The tradition of installing the idol of Shri Ganesh in this festival. The birth anniversary of Shri Ganesh dedicated for the entire ten days. So, let us know why the last festival of Lord Ganesha celebrated for ten days? Know through mythology related to it.

Why Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated?

According to the faiths of Hinduism, there are many myths related to the birth of Ganesha. So let’s know.

According to a famous storyteller, the story of the birth of Ganesha is somewhat like this. He says that Goddess Parvati was created from the scum taken from her body. When she went to take a sauna, she set Ganesh out for her protection.

Unknown to his father, Ganesh, who is the husband of Shiva Lord Parvati, returned home and tried to stop him, which made Shiva angry and beheaded Ganesha.

After this, when Parvati came to know about all this, she became angry with Shiv Ji, on which Shiva promised to bring him back the life of Ganesha and put an elephant’s head on it and thus got Ganesha’s life again.

Why Ganesh Utsav celebrated only ten days?

Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten-day festival of devotees in which they celebrate the birth of their deity Ganesha. Ganesh is the son of Shankar and Parvati. Who is known by 108 names? Ganesha is prayed first of all the gods.

Why is the birthday of Shri Ganesh celebrated for a full ten days, let us know about a legend related to it?

According to Shivpuran, Lord Ganesha was born on this day. Ganesh Chaturthi festival is being celebrated for thousands of years on Chaturthi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month before this festival is celebrated only on one day, the tradition of celebrating it ten days has started later. According to the texts, Shri Ved Vyas had recited Mahabharata Katha from Ganesh Chaturthi to Shri Ganesh for ten consecutive days. When Veda Vyas opened his eyes after ten days, he found that the temperature of Ganesh Ji was very high. After this Ved Vyas took Ganesha to a nearby lake He had cooled down and also did not increase Ganesha’s body temperature, so Ved Vyas applied fragrant Saundhi Mati on his body. When the lapse dried up, Shri Ganesh’s body got stiff. Then he took Bappa to Sheetal Sarovar and brought it into the water. Meanwhile, Ved Vyas offered favourite food to Shri Ganesh. Since then Ganesh Utsav is celebrated with full pomp for ten days.

Ganeshji’s beloved Durva (Dub) a medicine:

Durva means Dub. A kind of grass that offered in Ganesh worship. Worshipping Ganesha without Durva is not considered to be complete. With all the Gods and Goddesses, Ganesha is the only God to whom this particular type of grass offered. Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Puja in marriage. A knot made by twenty-one Durva twenty-one, and then it is mounted on Ganesha’s head. Dube is known in Sanskrit by the names ‘Durva’, ‘Amrita’, ‘Ananta’, ‘Gauri’, ‘Mahoushadhi’, ‘Shataparva’, ‘Bhargavi’ etc.

Only Lord Ganesha could destroy the demon Anlasur, then on everyone’s prayer, Shri Ganesh swallowed Anlasur, then his stomach started to get very jealous.

Even after taking some remedies to deal with this problem, when the burning sensation of Ganeshji’s stomach did not calm down, then the sage Kashyapa made 21 bales of Durva and gave it to Sri Ganesh to eat. Shri Ganeshji assumed this Durva, then the burning sensation of his stomach went away. It believed that the tradition of offering Durva to Shri Ganesh started from then on.

The medicinal properties of couch grass are a chapter of essential rituals in our life. Which used as a lot of therapeutic in our life? Not only this, but it has also been proved very beneficial for the diabetic patient. If we boil fresh coach grass with water and consume it, it reduces blood sugar level by 59%.

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