Ganesha the remover of obstacles is worshipped on Sankatathara Chaturthi or Sankashti Chaturthi which is observed on the 4th waning moon during every month. He is the God of beginnings, intellect, wisdom, knowledge and the remover of obstacles. One always starts any prayer, new venture, ritual or occasion, by worshipping Ganesha the remover of obstacles.
The 4th waning moons are the ideal time to remove your obstacles as the energies available on this phase is favorable for removing obstacles that include even the evil eye and delays in ventures. The spiritual importance, greatness and significance of Sankatahara Chaturthi are even mentioned in the Narasimha Purana and Bhavishya Purana.
Lord Ganesha’s grace makes your past, present and the future free from hindrances and obstacles. It is said that even the Gods seek the counsel of Ganesha before starting up with anything. Accessing the energy of Ganesha the remover of obstacles is considered the first and the most basic step that one needs to attain before aspiring for higher realms.
Removing Obstacles by smashing coconuts
Shattering coconuts is a spiritual technology. The coconut energetically absorbs your lower vibrations and when the coconut is smashed, it powerfully disperses your obstacles and hindrances. It is believed that smashing coconuts on Lord Ganesha’s 4th waning moon, Sankatahara Chaturthi, amplifies the obstacle removing power and ensures your progress. So it can be said that your progress is phased and controlled by Ganesha the remover of obstacles, who can help you to overcome all your problems.
Where to smash coconuts?
AstroVed is organizing special Ganesha rituals on every 4th waning moon aiming to help you acquire Ganesha’s grace. This special ritual will be done on Jan 23rd of this month at Acharappakkam Temple near Chennai. This temple is blessed with abundant spiritual sanctity that ensures removal of your obstacles.