Lord Ganesha, the bestower of happiness, prosperity, and wisdom, is revered during Ganesh Chaturthi, which falls on 19th September this year (Bhadrashukla Chaturthi). During this auspicious occasion, people welcome the idol of Mangalmurti Ganesha into their homes, worshiping it with devotion for ten days to seek blessings and good fortune. Lord Ganesha is believed to remove obstacles from the lives of his devotees, making it highly auspicious to have his idol in the house according to Vastu Shastra. However, specific guidelines exist for choosing the right Ganesha idol:
Mango, Peepal, and Neem Ganesha Idol
According to Vastu Shastra, it’s essential to keep an idol of Lord Ganesha made from mango, peepal, or neem inside the house.
Place the Ganesha idol at the main entrance of your home for maximum auspiciousness.
Shwetark Ganeshji Idol
Vastu Shastra recommends installing the idol of Shwetark Ganeshji in your house.
Regular worship of this idol is believed to attract wealth and abundance.
Crystal Metal Ganesh Idol
Crystal is considered the most auspicious metal in Vastu Shastra.
Installing a Lord Ganesha idol made of crystal in your home is highly auspicious.
Additionally, worshiping both crystal Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha can bring prosperity and good fortune.
Seated Ganesha Idol
In accordance with Vastu Shastra, always place the Ganesha idol in a sitting posture when it’s inside your house.
Avoid placing the idol outside the house’s door.
If you prefer a standing Ganesha idol, consider installing it on your workplace or office desk.
Red or White Ganesh Idol:Lord Ganesha idols come in various colors.
For progress and prosperity, choose a vermillion-colored idol or a white-colored one.
However, avoid placing such idols at your house’s entrance.
These Vastu-approved choices for Lord Ganesha idols will help you create a spiritually and energetically harmonious environment during Ganesh Chaturthi, inviting blessings, wealth, and happiness into your home.