Chandra Darshan: Do not see the moon even by mistake on Ganesh Chaturthi today, know why moon darshan is prohibited
Chandra Darshan: Lord Ganesha is worshiped in Sanatan Dharma and special worship of Lord Ganesha is done on Wednesday and Chaturthi Tithi of every month. These days the importance of Ganesh Puja increases even more. Presently Magha month is going on and Chaturthi of Shukla Paksha of Magha month is celebrated as Ganesh Jayanti and it is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi. If you are also fasting on Ganesh Chaturthi, then you should not have darshan of Chandradev these days. Moon sighting on Ganesh Chaturthi is not considered beneficial in the scriptures.
That’s why moon sighting is prohibited on Ganesh Chaturthi
The grace of Lord Ganesha can be obtained by worshiping on Ganesh Jayanti with rituals. On this day Lord Ganesha is pleased by offering red flowers, red sandalwood, red sweets etc. It is a religious belief that by doing this all the wishes of a man are fulfilled. However, sighting of the moon should be avoided on this day. Seeing the moon on Ganesh Jayanti brings stigma. Lord Krishna saw the moon on this day, so he was accused of stealing the gem.
If you see the moon, then there will be mental problems.
There is a religious belief that seeing the moon on Ganesh Chaturthi can cause mental disturbance. Along with this, the workload can also increase. Tension can increase in relationships. According to mythology, Lord Ganesha had cursed the moon, so one should not see the moon on this day. Worship should be done early in the morning on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Happy Ganesh Jayanti 2023
The auspicious time for worship on Ganesh Jayanti will be from 11.34 am to 12.34 pm on January 25. This year, the auspicious time for worship on Ganesh Jayanti is only 1 hour. If you worship Lord Ganesha in this auspicious time, then by the grace of Lord Ganesha, the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled.