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Valmiki Jayanti 2018


Updated: Oct 04, 2017 07:32 AM About | Dates | Sharad Purnima | Kojagari Puja


Upcoming Event: 24 October 2018
वाल्मीकि जयंती (Valmiki Jayanti) is a birth anniversary festival of Adi Kavi(First poet of Sanskrit) Maharishi Valmiki. Three other famous festivals are aligned with event Sharad Purnima, Tesu Punain,  Kojagara Lakshmi Puja.

वाल्मीकि जयंती (Valmiki Jayanti) is a birth anniversary festival of Adi Kavi(First poet of Sanskrit) Maharishi Valmiki. Three other famous festivals are aligned with event Sharad Purnima, Tesu Punain, Kojagara Lakshmi Puja.

Maharishi Valmiki was the writer of great epic Ramayana in sanskrit language. Devi Sita gave shelter by Him, and Her twin sons Kusha and Lava, also born in his ashram. Initially he was a highway dacoit named Ratnakar.

Related Name
Sharad Purnima - शरद पूर्णिमा, Tesu Punain - टेसू पूनै, Sharad Poonam - , Raas Purnima रास पूर्णिमा, Kojagara Purnima, Bengal Lakshmi Puja, Kaumudi Vrat - कौमुदी व्रत

शरद पूर्णिमा (Sharad Purnima)

Sharad Purnima is one of the most famous Purnima in Hindu festival. On Sharad Purnima, the moon comes nearest to earth with all sixteen Kala. Lord Krishna is only Lord Vishnu's incarnation having all sixteen Kalas and Lord Rama was born with only twelve Kala.

On the day of Sharad Purnima Lord Krishna performed the mega dance of divine love means Maha-Raas (महा रास). Therefore in Brij region, Sharad Purnima is also known as Raas Purnima (रास पूर्णिमा).

It is believed that the moon rays on the day of Sharad Purnima have healing power think like Amrit Varsha. Traditionally on the day of Sharad Purnima kheer and sweet dishes made with cow milk, and hang in open moonlight for the whole night. In Gujarat Sharad Purnima is popularly known as Sharad Poonam.

कोजागरी लक्ष्मी पूजा (Kojagari Lakshmi Puja)

Sharad Kojagara Puja is dedicated to worshipping Goddess Laxmi during the Ashwin Purnima in the Indian states of Orissa, West Bengal and Assam. This day of Lakshmi Puja is also popularly known as Kojagari Purnima or Bengal Lakshmi Puja. However most of the people in India worship Goddess Lakshmi during Diwali.

Information

Futures Dates
13 October 201931 October 202020 October 2021
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins (Tithi)
Ashwin Shukla Purnima
Ends (Tithi)
Ashwin Shukla Purnima
Months
October
Celebrations
Fast, Bhajan/Kirtan, Sobha Yatra, Prayers in Valmiki Temple
Imp Places
Valmiki Mandir, Mandir Marg Delhi
Past Dates
12 November 2016

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