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🔱Datta Jayanti - दत्त जयन्ती

Datta Jayanti Date: Saturday, 14 December 2024
Datta Jayanti

According to the Hindu calendar in the Indian state of Maharashtra, Datta Jayanti, the full moon day (Purnima) of the month of Margashirsha, is celebrated with great fervor as the incarnation/birthday of Dev Dattatreya. Bhagwan Dattatreya is a syncretic deity and is considered to be an incarnation of the Trimurti i.e. Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh.

Dattatreya, the devotee Vatsal, who is very kind to the devotee, on remembering the devotee, becomes very happy at him. That is why they are also called Smritigami and Smritimatranuganta. The famous Datta sect in South India considers Bhagwan Datta as its main deity.

Dattatreya was the son of sage Atri and his wife Anasuya. Devi Anasuya is considered to be the best among virtuous women. At the time of exile, Mata Sita also took the blessings of Devi Anasuya and received education about the pativrata dharm. Know Dattatreya Janm Katha in detail!

Related NameDattatreya Jayanti
Begins TithiMargashirsha Shukla Purnima
ReasonAvatarn Day of Dattatreya
CelebrationsFast, Pooja, Vrat Kath, Bhajan Kirtan

दत्त जयन्ती हिन्दी में पढ़ें

भारत के राज्य महाराष्ट्र मे हिंदू पंचांग के अनुसार मार्गशीर्ष महीने की पूर्णिमा को दत्त जयंती, देव दत्तात्रेय के जन्म दिवस के रूप मे मनायी जाती है।

When is Datta Jayanti ?

Datta Jayanti 2023 - Tuesday, 26 December 2023 [Satyanarayan Vrat] [Delhi]

Purnima Tithi : 26 December 2023 5:46am - 27 December 2023 6:02am

Datta Jayanti Puja Vidhi

❀ On the day of Datta Jayanti, devotees wake up early, take bath in holy water and observe fast throughout the day.
❀ Bhagwan Dattatreya has three heads and six arms. His child form is worshiped on Dattatreya Jayanti.
❀ During the puja ceremony, specific flowers, incense sticks, lamps and sweets are offered.
❀ During the puja, sandalwood, vermillion and turmeric should be applied on the idol or picture of the deity.
❀ It is also important that after the puja begins, devotees should take seven rounds around the idol of Bhagwan Datta and distribute Prasad and Aarti to everyone in the puja.
❀ The temples of Bhagwan Dattatreya are the center of celebration on this day. Temples are decorated. At some places, Avadhoot Geeta and Jeevanmukt Geeta are also read, which are said to contain the voice of Bhagwan himself.

Datta Jayanti Significance

There are many temples dedicated to Bhagwan Dattatreya, especially in southern India. He is also a major deity of the state of Maharashtra. In fact, the famous Datta sect originated from the cult of Dattatreya. Datta Jayanti is celebrated with great joy and pomp in Bhagwan Dattatreya temples in the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is believed that if a person worships Bhagwan Dattatreya with full devotion and observes a fast on the day of Dattatreya Jayanti, all his wishes and desires are fulfilled.

Devotees should chant mantras like Om Shri Gurudev Datta and Shri Guru Dattatreya Namah to purify and enlighten their soul and mind.

Related Information

Futures Dates
4 December 2025
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Margashirsha Shukla Purnima
Months
December / January
Reason
Avatarn Day of Dattatreya
Celebrations
Fast, Pooja, Vrat Kath, Bhajan Kirtan
Imp Places
Dattatreya Mandir, Maharashtra
Past Dates
26 December 2023, 7 December 2022, 18 December 2021, 29 December 2020, 11 December 2019
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