Gowri Habba is celebrated in Karnataka a day before Ganesh Chaturthi. Celebrated on September 12, it is a basic festival of Karnataka. Goddess Gowri is the companion of Lord Shiva. Goddess Gowri is the mother of Lord Ganesha and Lord Subramanya is worshipped every single through Indium for her ability to present to her sweetheart’s control, strength, valour. She is the most extreme of all the Goddess and is the very incarnation of Aadhi Shakthi Mahamaya. It is assumed that on the thirteenth day Thadige of the long extension of Bhaadrapada Goddess Gowri is welcomed at her licenses’ home. The next day Lord Ganesha comes just as to take her back to Kailasa Parvata.
This auspicious festival is celebrated with a lot of devotion and Lord Ganesha always used to love sweets especially modaks and laddoos were one of his favourite delicacies. Mostly these sweets are offered and served to Lord Ganesha as prasad, naivedya or bhog. This festival totally lasts for 10 days and automatically gets doubled by preparing and serving these delicacies like besan laddoo, kaju barfi, halwas, modak, puran poli, rawa laddoo, etc.
Hartalika Vrat is known as Gowri Habba in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and it is a significant festival to get the blessing of Goddess Gowri. On the day of Gowri Habba women observe Swarna Gowri Vratha to seek blessings of Goddess Gowri for happy married life.
Pratahkal Gowri Puja Muhurat = 06:07 to 08:35
Tritiya Tithi Begins = 18:04 on 11/Sep/2018
Tritiya Tithi Ends = 16:07 on 12/Sep/2018