Patthar Chauth: Know the interesting story behind throwing stones at other’s roof on Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021, Patthar Chauth: Today i.e. on 10th September, Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated with pomp across the country. Celebrated on the Chaturthi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month, this festival is celebrated as the birthday of Ganesha. This festival will be celebrated till Anant Chaturdashi i.e. for the next ten days. It is believed that Ganpati was born on this day at noon. Ganesh Chaturthi is also known as Pathar Chauth. It is believed that on this day one should not visit the moon by mistake or else one has to face false accusations. If the moon is seen by mistake on this day, then there is a tradition of throwing stones on the roof of others. Let us know that the story behind this day being called Pathar Chauth.

this is the story

According to mythology, once Ganapati was eating his favorite sweet with great love. Different types of sweets were decorated all around them. Then Chandradev passed from there. Seeing Ganesha eating like this, he made fun of Ganapati’s stomach and trunk and laughed and laughed. Lord Ganesha got very angry due to this behavior of Chandradev and he cursed Chandradev and said that you are proud of your form, so I curse you that you will lose your form, all your arts will be destroyed and whoever sees you He has to be tarnished. This day was the Chaturthi date of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month.

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On receiving the curse, Chandradev realized his mistake and together with all the deities, he worshiped to please Ganapati. He pleased Lord Ganesha and apologized to him for his mistake. Then Bappa asked him to ask for a boon. In such a situation, all the gods asked for a boon to forgive Chandradev and to withdraw and nullify the curse.

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Ganpati said that I cannot take back my curse but I can definitely limit it. He said that the arts of Chandradev will decrease for 15 days in a month and will increase for 15 days. The curse of being tarnished by the moon sighting will be valid only on the day of Chaturthi and no one will see the moon on the day of Chaturthi. Gotta throw. By doing this he will be free from guilt. Since then this day came to be known as Kalank Chauth and Pathar Chauth.

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