In this month we offer prayers to both Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Ksheerabdhi dwadashi is 12th lunar day, we offer prayers to Tulasi plant. The full moon day of the Karthika Month of the lunar calendar is one of the most auspicious days for a Hindu. Matsyavatara was to save Manu from the MahaPralaya.
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A Full Moon occurs when the Sun and the Moon are degrees away from each other. On a Full Moon day, the Moon casts its illuminating radiance on earth all throughout the day, 24 hours. This lunar day is auspicious to perform or undertake new initiatives. Prayers and fasting are observed on these days by pious Hindus to gain the grace of the Divine Mother Goddess. Lord Sathyanarayana pooja and worship is also done on Full Moon days.
Fasting is observed on this day from sunrise to sunset and one breaks the fast only when one has the sight of the Full Moon on this day. Ghee lamps are lit in the temples or at home after taking darshan of the Moon in full splendor. It is a day spent on spiritual development.
Dips are made in holy rivers and ponds. Importance of Fasting: Fasting is supreme austerity. It is also called vrat. Worship of deities during this period of fasting helps a lot to attract their blessings and also help the mind to be calm and controlled. It can help elevate the consciousness from sensual to super consciousness, when attuned to their divine vibrations.
There are various types of fasting: Eka Bhukta one meal is taken in the afternoon , Nakta Vrat eating only once in the night , Upavaas to fast completely and take only fruit.
In Full Moon days, food is taken only after the sight of the Full Moon. Ways to observe Full Moon fast: Wake up at Brahma muhurtha 4 a. The early hours of the morning are fully charged with prana or vital energy. This vital energy is needed by the body to nourish the cells and activate the six mystic energy centers of the body through meditation. Take bath before 6. Take care to clean the prayer altar and the surroundings of home. Do away with useless chatter and observe periods of silence to go within.
Full Moon is an ideal time to pray for our pithrus or ancestors for their deliverance. One must not eat anything except for fruits and milk during the day. Fasting helps to reduce the acid content in the system, reduce the rate of metabolism and increases endurance. One should avoid salt, rice, pulses, wheat and grains. In the evening, when the Full Moon appears on the sky, one should have a sight of this moon and then break the fast.
One should offer fresh flowers and fruits to the Goddess at home and light a lamp. Offerings of sweet milk pudding or rice pudding should be made to the Goddess. Betel leaf if available can be placed in front of the Goddess. Sanskrit mantras from Lalitha Sahasranama can be recited on this day to earn immense merit.
An offering of kumkum should be made to the Goddess while mantras are recited. Kumkum is a symbol of auspiciousness. After the prayers, arati should be shown to the Goddess to receive her abundant blessings.
On this day, charity can be done to the poor by feeding them or gifting clothes to the needy. A poornima fast will bless one with wealth, health, abundance and longevity.
Karthika Masam Pooja Vidhanam: కార్తీక సోమవార వ్రతంతో వెయ్యి అశ్వమేథయాగాల ఫలం
Kezahn Preview download free pdf of this Telugu book is available at. The temple priest reads out the story and they are offered Vayanalu and swayampakalu. Karthika Masam helps the devotee to understand and embrace the thought that there is no difference between Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva and they both are one. If this routine is done throughout the month it is called Nattalu or Natta Vratham. Karthika Pournami Pooja Vidhanam Pdf Download cretazaste He took a gigantic form hence they could not find the exact location. It is of course very happy moment for family organizing it, but it is also auspicious to invite pooja and feed them prasadam after the Pooja is finished. Karthika Masam Puja, Devotional god pourjami.
Karthika Pournami 2019 Date, Significance &, Rituals of Karthigai Deepam
The full moon day of the Karthika Month of the lunar calendar is one of the most auspicious days for a Hindu. Karthika Pouranmi or Karthika Purnima is also one of the days when the temples of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu are full with the devotees wanting a darshan of their deities. Matsyavatara was to save Manu from the MahaPralaya. In Varansi all the Ghats are lighted with diyas.