Ganesha Chaturthi is a very auspicious day in the Hindu calendar.
Ganapati is one of the most loved Hindu Godhead. He is Ganesha – the Lord of Knowledge He is Vighnaharta – the one who dispels difficulties. And He is Mangalmoorti – the epitome of all that is auspicious. Hence, it is not a wonder that He is the first one to be worshiped and invoked in any and every Hindu Pooja and ritual.
The eleven days of Ganesha Chaturthi are also very propitious period when one can perform astrological remedies to propitiate malefic effects of planets or to solve problems one faces in day to day life.
Here are some of the suggestions and remedies which you can follow during the 11 days:
If your career is not stable or if you are facing problems at your place of work, then do this remedy. Bring an energized Ashwagandha root or energize it yourself by chanting Ganesha Sahastranaam. After energizing it, tie it in a gray colored thread and wear it around the neck. You can do this on the Ganesha Chaturthi day.
This remedy is for those who are burdened by heavy debts and are not able to repay them. Install a crystal Ganesha, bathe it with milk daily. Offer ‘durva’ grass mala and pray to it to relieve you of your debt problem.
If stress and conflicts are disrupting your marital life, then Ganesha Chaturthi is the right time to resolve your problems. Offer 21 ‘Durva’ grass having 5 blades each to Ganapati – two at a time for the first ten times. Finally offer the single one. While doing this, chant the following mantra: “Aum Ekadantaya Vidmahe Vakratundaya Dhimahi | Tanno Danti Prachodayaat ||” – “ॐ एकदन्ताय विद्महे वक्रतुण्डाय धीमहि। तन्नो दन्ति प्रचोदयात्॥”
This is especially for students. If you lack concentration in studies, chant the mantra “Aum Vighneshwaraaye Namaha” – “ॐ विघ्नेश्वराये नमः” at least 108 times all the eleven days. You can continue with this mantra changing 21 times daily thereafter. You may also chant the mantra “Aum Gam Ganapataaye Namaha” – “ॐ गम गणपताये नमः ” to enhance your memory. Say it aloud and feel the vibrations.
This remedy is for those who are undergoing Ketu Mahadasha, Antardasha or are suffering due to malefic Ketu transit or placement in their horoscopes. They should establish a Shwetarka Ganesha in their place of worship. Smear it completely with a paste of turmeric powder and water. Chant the mantra “Aum Vakratrundaaya Hum, Om Shree Ganeshaaya Namah” – “ॐ वक्रतुण्डाय हम, ॐ श्री गणेशाये नमः ” 108 times.
KAAL SARPA DOSHA:
Those suffering from the malefic effects of Kaal Sarpa Dosha should do this remedy. Offer Bundi Laddoos to Ganesha and chant the mantra “Aum Ganpataaye Namaha” -“ॐ गणपताये नमः” . You should chant this mantra daily 108 times starting from the Chaturthi day.
If Mangal Dosha exists in your horoscope and you are facing problems due to it, then this is the remedy for you. Install an orange colored (Kesari) Ganesha in your place of worship and venerate it daily. You can chant the mantra “Aum Shri Ganeshaaye Namaha” – “ॐ श्री गणेशाये नमः” – 21/51/108 times daily.
SICKNESS: In case someone in the family is ill since a long time, offer janeu to Ganesha on the Chaturthi day and the next day give it to the sick person to wear on his person. This remedy will heal the person very quickly.
TROUBLED BY ENEMIES: Chanting the mantra “Aum Gam Ganpataaye Namaha Shatruha Ucchatanam Kuru Kuru Swaha” – “ॐ गम गणपतये नमः शत्रु: उच्चाटनाम कुरु कुरु स्वाहा” 108 times daily for the eleven days will stop an enemy or conspirer from disturbing you.
ANGER CONTROL: This remedy is for those who are a quick tempered and get angry very easily. They should worship the Lambodara Ganesha with RED flowers.
A SUGGESTION: Many people install a Ganesha idol at the entrance of the house above the door. It is advisable to install a Ganesha yantra instead of a murti or idol.