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Valmiki Jayanti


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

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.

Information

Next Event
5 October 2017
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
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
Futures Dates
24 October 2018,13 October 2019, 31 October 2020, 20 October 2021
Past Dates
16 October 2016

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.

आरती: श्री हनुमान जी

मनोजवं मारुत तुल्यवेगं, जितेन्द्रियं,बुद्धिमतां वरिष्ठम् ॥
वातात्मजं वानरयुथ मुख्यं, श्रीरामदुतं शरणम प्रपद्धे ॥

आरती: माँ लक्ष्मीजी

ॐ जय लक्ष्मी माता, मैया जय लक्ष्मी माता।
तुमको निसदिन सेवत, हर विष्णु विधाता॥

आरती: माँ महाकाली

जय काली माता, मा जय महा काली माँ।
रतबीजा वध कारिणी माता।
सुरनर मुनि ध्याता, माँ जय महा काली माँ॥...

माता श्री गायत्री जी की आरती

जयति जय गायत्री माता, जयति जय गायत्री माता।
सत् मारग पर हमें चलाओ, जो है सुखदाता॥

जय अम्बे गौरी, मैया जय श्यामा गौरी।

जय अम्बे गौरी, मैया जय श्यामा गौरी,
तुमको निशदिन ध्यावत, हरि ब्रह्मा शिवरी॥

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