Ganesh Chaturthi 2023 will begin on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, and continue till Anant Chaturdashi or Ganesh Visarjan Day, which falls on September 28, 2023. Although the day of Anant Chaturdashi is the most significant day to perform Ganesha Visarjan, many families do it on the 1.5th day, 3rd day,  5th day, or 7th day from the day of Ganesha Chaturthi. Ganesh Visarjan is the most significant ritual in the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, held on the last day of the 10-day festival. The day marks a symbolic farewell to Lord Ganesha and the immersion of his idols in a water body. If you are looking for Ganesh Visarjan 2023 dates, we at LatestLY have got you covered! Ashtavinayak Ganpati Temples, Yatra Sequence & Map: Know the History and Significance of 8 Ganesh Temples in Maharashtra.

1.5-day Ganesh Visarjan

The Ganesh Visarjan, which is done on the next day of Ganesha Chaturthi, is known as a half-day Ganesha Visarjan. It is also one of the popular days to perform Ganesha Visarjan. The devotees perform Ganesha Puja during the afternoon and take the Ganapati idols for Visarjan after Madhyahna, which is equivalent to midday as per the Hindu division of the day. In 2023, Ganesha Visarjan for 1.5-day Ganpati will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2023.

  • Afternoon Muhurat (Chara, Labha) - 03:34 PM to 06:37 PM
  • Evening Muhurat (Shubha, Amrita, Chara) - 08:06 PM to 12:32 AM, Sep 21
  • Early Morning Muhurat (Labha) - 03:29 AM to 04:58 AM, Sep 21

3rd Day Ganesha Visarjan

Ganesha Visarjan on 3rd Day will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023.

  • Morning Muhurat (Shubha) - 06:27 AM to 07:58 AM
  • Morning Muhurat (Chara, Labha, Amrita) - 11:00 AM to 03:34 PM
  • Afternoon Muhurat (Shubha) - 05:05 PM to 06:36 PM
  • Evening Muhurat (Amrita, Chara) - 06:36 PM to 09:34 PM
  • Night Muhurat (Labha) - 12:32 AM to 02:01 AM, Sep 22

5th Day Ganesha Visarjan

Ganesha Visarjan on the 5th Day will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023

  • Morning Muhurat (Shubha) - 07:58 AM to 09:29 AM
  • Afternoon Muhurat (Chara, Labha, Amrita) - 12:31 PM to 05:03 PM
  • Evening Muhurat (Labha) - 06:34 PM to 08:03 PM
  • Night Muhurat (Shubha, Amrita, Chara) - 09:33 PM to 02:00 AM, Sep 24
  • Early Morning Muhurat (Labha) - 04:58 AM to 06:28 AM, Sep 24

7th Day Ganesha Visarjan

Ganesha Visarjan on 7th Day will be held on Monday, September 25, 2023

  • Morning Muhurat (Amrita) - 06:28 AM to 07:58 AM
  • Morning Muhurat (Shubha) - 09:29 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Afternoon Muhurat (Chara, Labha, Amrita) - 02:01 PM to 06:32 PM
  • Evening Muhurat (Chara) - 06:32 PM to 08:02 PM
  • Night Muhurat (Labha) - 11:01 PM to 12:30 AM, Sep 26

Anant Chaturdashi 2023 Date

Anant Chaturdashi marks the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh festival, and on this day, devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha by immersing (visarjan) his idols in water. Ganpati idols of big mandals (pandals) observe Ganesh Visarjan on Anant Chaturdashi. It is also called Ganesh Chaudas. This year, Anant Chaturdashi 2023 falls on September 28.

It is important to note that Ganesha Visarjan is done during the odd number of days. Even the most important day of Ganesha Visarjan, which falls on Anant Chaturdashi day, is the 11th day from the day of Ganesha Chaturthi.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Sep 18, 2023 12:15 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website