It’s getting close to that special time of the year when we’re visited by one of the most celebrated celestial beings in the universe, Lord Ganesh. But you can’t have a proper reception without lots of colours, sweets, dancing, and of course music. 

Here’s a go-to list for all the famous celebration bangers for aarti and festivities, but first let’s do a quick recap on the importance of Ganesh Chaturthi. 

What Is Ganesh Chaturthi

Also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival that’s been widely celebrated for centuries throughout the Indian subcontinent. It celebrates the arrival of Lord Ganesh from Kailash Parbat to Earth with his mother, Goddess Parvati. 

According to the Hindu Calendar, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in the month of Bhaadrapa. Celebrations begin on the Shukla Chaturthi which is the fourth day of the waxing moon and last for 10-days. Each day of the festival is celebrated differently, with some days being more about celebrations or family, and others about spirituality. 

The Importance Of Ganesh Chaturthi In India

Lord Ganesh is known as the god of prosperity and wisdom and is one of the most popularly worshipped deities in India. The fact that no other Hindu god has ever received a 10-day long tribute of festivities which is a testament to how much Lord Ganesh is loved in India. It is believed that Lord Ganesh’s blessings can remove all the obstacles to success.

Ganesh Chaturthi is often a very celebrated public occasion, especially in parts like Maharashtra, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. The festivities are filled with passion and austerity both at home and outside. It’s a time when families and friends come together to sing the Ganesh artis and conduct poojas.

Ganesh Chaturthi is an important part of the cultural fabric of India that brings people together and encourages harmony. You’ll often find no expenses are ever spared when it comes to Lord Ganesh. But apart from the social importance, it’s also a great time to eat as many sweets as your stomach can take.  

Popular Ganesh Chaturthi Songs 

Here is a curated list of some of the most popular Ganesh Chaturthi songs for aarti and celebration. 

  1. Vatapi Ganapatim Bhaje by Yesudas (Sanskrit)
  2. Ganesh Mantra – Om Gan Ganapataye Namo Namah (Sanskrit)
  3. Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha – Ganesh Pancharatnam (Sanskrit)
  4. Maha Ganapathim Manasa Smarami by Yesudas (Sanskrit) 
  5. Pratham Tula Vandito by Vasantrao Deshpande, Anuradha Paudwal (Marathi)
  6. Sukh Karta Dukh Harta – Ganpati Aarti (Marathi)
  7. Tuz Magato Mee Aata (Marathi)
  8. Ganpati Bappa Morya (Hindi)
  9. Vakratunda Mahakaya Shloka by Pandit Jasraj (Hindi)
  10. Ganpati Vandana – Hari Om Sharan (Hindi)
  11. Jai Jai Shri Ganesh – Suman Kalyanpur (Hindi)
  12. Siddi Data Sri Ganeshaya Namah – Kavita Krishnamurthy (Hindi)

Lets call in the star of the year – Carvaan Mini Ganesh

Saregama is India’s oldest and most reputed label with a century long history of producing music for movies, entertainment, and celebrations. If you’re celebrating this year’s Ganesh Chaturthi at home, good music is a must. And when it comes to good music and Ganesh – a Carvaan Mini Ganesh is a must.  

Saregama Carvaan Mini Ganesh 

Designed for true Ganesh devotees, the Saregama Carvaan mini Ganesh is the perfect musical companion for in-home festivities and family meets during Ganesh stapna and the long celebrations. It comes with over 300 devotional songs for Ganesh Chaturthi, including Pooja songs, Aarti Songs, Mantras, Kathas, and Bhajans in Hindi and Marathi. 

Make your celebration unique with the Carvaan Mini Ganesh. Ganesh Chaturthi is the only time you’ll get away with loud music, sweets and enjoyment. With Saregama’s mini Ganesh, you’ll have access to all regional Ganesh Chaturthi songs and Artis.   

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most important festivals for Indians. It brings festivity, joy, laughter, sweets, time with family and friends, and most importantly, wisdom with it each year. With our latest offering, Saregama is proud to turn this years Ganesh Chaturthi into a “Carvaan Mini GaneshChaturthi. So plug, play, and enjoy!