Home Sutra: Vastu Tips For Ganesh Chaturthi [Video]
The festival of Ganesha Chaturthi, observed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, is celebrated with full zeal and enthusiasm in various parts of India, especially in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Devotees keep the idol of Lord Ganesha at their homes for about 10 days and the idol is immersed in water bodies with the same zeal and fervour. During the Lord's stay at your home, the devotees have to play a perfect host, and please the deity with daily prayers, etc.
So, what do the ceremonies of the festival teach us? These ceremonies teach us the importance of hospitality, care and respect for our guests. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi teaches us the significance of Atithi Devo Bhava. It implies that whenever a guest/guests arrive at our home, they should be welcomed warmly, treated well during their stay and should be seen off with equal warmth and affection. Do not forget that the way you treat your guests has a Vastu implication on the well being of your home.
Watch this episode of Home Sutra with renowned astrologer and Vastu expert Acharya P Khurrana and know the significance of Ganesh Chaturthi. According to Khurrana, you should treat your guests the same way you treat Lord Ganesha, to bring prosperity in your home.