Jyeshta Gauri Avahana is held on the first day of Jyeshta Gowri Puja in
Maharashtra. Jyeshta Gauri Avahana 2016 date is September 8. This Gowri Puja is held on the third day during the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi puja. A special idol of Jyeshta Gauri is installed along with Lord Ganesh idol. Avahan puja is on September 8.
Jyeshta Gauri who comes in search of Lord Ganesh is believed to bring in auspiciousness and prosperity. Jyeshta Gauri Avahana involves bringing of two idols of Ganesha and special pujas are performed on the day to welcome Gowri.
The puja is held on the next day. Special decorations are done and women invite neighbors to participate in the puja. Haldi Kum Kum ceremony is an important event on the day.
You can get more details of the three-day Jyeshta Gauri Puja in this article.
The festival is also observed as Gowri Ganesha in some regions of