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Chaitra Amavasya - Know Puja Vidhi & Importance

This day is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This Amavasya is considered special to remove impoverishment. The fast of Chaitra Amavasya is considered to be the major fast of the Suhagins. Mondays are the day of the moon. On this day, the Sun and the Moon are situated in a straight line. Therefore, this festival is considered to have special virtue.

In Puranas, the special significance of this day has been told and it is believed that whenever Amavasya is of two days, on the first day Amavasya of Shraddhi and second day Amavasya of bathing and charity is celebrated.

According to the scriptures, the Amavasya which is Monday is called Chaitra Amavasya. In our scriptures, some special experiments have been mentioned for this day. With which all the sufferings of life can be eradicated.

Puja Vidhi for Chaitra amavasya

There is a new moon every month of the year. But such a coincidence happens very rarely when Amavasya is on Monday. Amavasya falling on Monday is Chaitra Amavasya. It is said that if any remedy is taken in this rare coincidence, then the person gets good luck.

  • After offering water to Tulsi Ji on the day of Chaitra Amavasya, after doing circumambulation 108 times, the misery and poverty goes away from home.
  •  By lighting a lamp of ghee near Tulsi in the evening on Chaitra Amavasya, you get renewable virtue.
  •  On this day, worship the Peepal tree and offer sweet water to the root of the Peepal, this leads to great success in your career and increases your wealth. The Peepal tree is believed to be the abode of all the Gods.
  •  On this day, Suhagin women should worship the peepal tree after bathing and worship the peepal tree.
  •  It gives them a happy married life and good luck and also the marriage totals are strengthened by the unmarried by taking this remedy.
  •  In this coincidence of Chaitra Amavasya, by offering high salutations on Shiva lingam on 21 bilvapatras at the time of Shiva Puja, one can achieve unbroken good fortune.
  •  On the evening of Chaitra Amavasya, light a lamp of ghee in the northeast corner of the house, which should be of red color, then you will get success in every task, along with the abode of Goddess Lakshmi in the house.
  •  On the same day, Avantika Tirtha Purohit Pandit Shivam Joshi told that, on the day of Chaitra Amavasya, devotees who bathe in the Soma Tirtha of Ujjain and perform the Tarpan Shradh on the banks of Kshipra get special fruit.
  • Offer water to Sun God and do Jalabhishek on Shivling.
  • Follow fast all-day

Importance of Chaitra Amavasya

This Amavasya is considered as important to this day. Not only this, the same advice is given to couples who wish to have children. Fast on this day. On this day, Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati fulfill the wishes of all those who worship them.

On the day of Chaitra Amavasya, there is a law to worship the Peepal tree. Vishnu gets their infinite grace. After worshiping Peepal, there is also a law to circumambulate it.

Light Holy dip

The day of Chaitra Amavasya is very important for taking holy baths in the holy Ganga as well as the Kumbh Mela at places like Ujjain, Nashik, Prayag, and Haridwar. Taking a holy bath helps the devotees get rid of all their old and present sins. To obtain peace of mind and clarity, devotees worship Lord Shiva, worship Shiva and take a holy bath on the day of Chaitra Amavasya.

Performing Shraddha rituals

Shraddha ceremonies hold important importance in Hinduism as it is a means of worship of dead ancestors. According to Hindu culture, it is believed that after death, ancestors or departed souls reside in the ancestral world. This world is temporary where souls live for a short period, until the time of their new birth.

And during this time period, the ancestors or these souls have to experience a lot of penance, thirst, and hunger. These sufferings can only be alleviated with the holy offerings made by the descendants. These are sacred and religious offerings that are offered with mantras and can ease the pain of ancestors while living in the ancestral world.

What are the benefits of Chaitra Amavasya fast?

Fasting Chaitra Amavasya and worshiping Lord Vishnu and Moon God has many benefits and qualities, such as People get freedom from Pitra dosha. It helps in eliminating the sins of past and present. Devotees get the blessings of their forefathers. Get clarity of mind and peaceful life.

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