Ganesh Jayanti is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha who is the first worshipable God in Hinduism. Lord Ganesha is the youngest son of Mother Parvati and Lord Shiva. Ganesh Jayanti is also known as Magh Vinayak Chaturthi and Til Kund Chaturthi.
According to the belief of South India, Ganesh Jayanti is celebrated on Shukla Chaturthi during Magha lunar month according to Hindu date and currently falls in the months of January and February in the Gregorian calendar.
Ganesh Jayanti is mainly celebrated in the coastal regions of Maharashtra and Konkan during the month of Magha. In most parts of India, the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha is celebrated during the month of Bhadrapada and is known as Ganesh Chaturthi. Similar to Ganesh Chaturthi, Madhyahna Vyapini Purvavidya Chaturthi is considered as Ganesh Jayanti.
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most celebrated festivals in Maharashtra, although it is not unanimously celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha. During Magh month is Ganesh Jayanti which is considered as the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.