Vinayaka Chaturthi 2013
Each lunar month in Hindu calendar has two Chaturthi Tithis. According to Hindu scriptures Chaturthi Tithi(s) belongs to Lord Ganesha. The Chaturthi after Amavasya or new moon during Shukla Paksha is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi
and the one after Purnimasi or full moon during Krishna Paksha is known as Sankashti Chaturthi
Although Vinayaka Chaturthi fasting is done every month but the most significant Vinayaka Chaturthi falls in month of Bhadrapada. Vinayaka Chaturthi during Bhadrapada month is known as Ganesha Chaturthi
. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated by Hindus all over the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha.