Top 8 Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din Rangoli Designs

Gajanan Maharaj is a holy Saint from the state of Maharashtra. He is a well known religious preacher during the times of Shirdi Sai Baba. Gajanan Maharaj has many similarities that are common with saints like Shirdi Sai Baba. Most of his devotees around the world celebrate Gajanan Maharaj Prakat (Pragat) Din Utsav by decorating their houses with flowers and rangoli designs.

When is Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din celebrated?

Gajanan Maharaj Prakat (Pragat) Din Utsav is celebrated during the Magha month as per Marathi calendar. This utsav may continue for several days. But the Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Main Day is the important day and it is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Sapthami in the Magha month every year.

Why is Gajanan Maharaj Pragat Din celebrated?

Just like Shri Shirdi Sai Baba and other saints, Gajanan Maharaj’s birth and death details are devotionally inclined. His devotees strongly believe that the Saint Gajanan Maharaj has first appeared before the public on February 23, 1878. This date of February 23, 1878 is Krishna Paksha Sapthami in Magha month as per Marathi (Hindu) calendar. In the olden days, all events and rituals were carried as per Hindu calendar. So, Marathi people celebrate his appearance day as an event.

Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din Rangoli Designs

People celebrate this event by decorating their houses with rangoli and flowers. The Shirdi Sai Baba trust organizes this event on a grand scale. Below are some of the best rangoli designs and ideas.

(1) Gajanan Maharaj Rangoli With Floral Decoration

Gajanan Maharaj Rangoli Floral Decoration By Vanitha
Rangoli Image Credits: Vanitha’s Rangoli

This rangoli of Gajanan Maharaj is drawn as outline drawing. Then different types of flower petals and leaves are used to fill in the rangoli instead of colours. The rangoli artist Vanitha has used most suitable floral colour combinations. One can easily identify the saint, his attires, sky and ground. Even though this is just one image, the artist has shown multiple options in her video regarding to usage of the flowers. [Watch Video]

(2) Gajanan Maharaj Foot Steps Rangoli

Saint Gajanan Maharaj’s foot steps rangoli is one of the most famous rangoli in Maharashtra. Rangoli artists use flowers, lamps and sacred colours for this purpose.

Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din Utsav Rangoli - Rangoli Rani

(3) Simple Jai Gajanan Rangoli

One can even draw simple rangolis in a limited space. This simple rangoli is a mix of a slogan, flower border, two little foot steps and auspicious kumkum and turmeric colour combination. Even though it’s a small rangoli, the artist has added depth to flowers. [Watch Video]

Jai Gajanan Rangoli - Rangoli Rani

(4) Jai Gajanan Mouli Invitation Card Rangoli

This rangoli by Shital represents the invitation card design. The artist has clearly given 3D touch near the borders. The colour combinations are also perfectly utilised to represent auspicious kumkum colour, beads and pearls.

Gajanan Mouli Board Decorative Rangoli By Shital
Rangoli Image Credits: Shital

(5) 3D Flower Gan Gan Ganaat Bote

Most Maharastrians know this famous Gan Gan Ganaat Bote mantra. This is the mantra Saint Gajanan Maharaj used to chant always. The meaning of this mantra is “Individual soul is Brahmin himself”.

Gan Gan Ganat Bote 3D Rangoli By Vanitha
Rangoli Image Credits: Vanitha’s Rangoli

(6) Gajanan Maharaj Potrait Rangoli

This rangoli requires some artistic skills inorder to represent the Maharaj. Any small errors during the drawing of Maharaj’s face can result in total disapproval.

Shri Gajanan Maharaj Seva Center San Jose - Rangoli Rani

(7) Gan Gan Ganaat Bote Mantra Rangoli In Just 3 Colours

The rangoli artist Vanitha has used only 3 colours for Gan Gan Ganaat Bote Mantra Rangoli.

Gajanan Maharaj Rangoli Ideas - Rangoli Rani
Rangoli Image Credits: Vanitha’s Rangoli

(8) Gajanan Maharaj Multicolored Circle Rangoli

The artist has used multicolours in this meditation themed rangoli. Except for Maharaj’s potray, she has beautifully used circles and spirals to explain the meditation theme.

Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din Rangoli
Rangoli Image Credits: RangoliAndMe

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When is Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Utsav celebrated in San Jose, USA?

    Shri Gajanan Seva Center is organising Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Utsav in San Jose on February 18, 2023. Devotees can participate in this event from 06:00 AM to 02:00 PM (San Jose Timings).

  2. In which countries, Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din Utsav is celebrated?

    Gajanan Maharaj Prakat Din Utsav is celebrated in entire Maharashtra state (India), London City (United Kingdom) and San Jose City (California, United States).

  3. What is the address of Shri Gajanan Seva Center, San Jose?

    Shri Gajanan Seva Center, 2350 Paragon Dr, Suite 200, San Jose, CA 95131.
    Contact Number: 408 785 1450

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