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Ashwina Purnima - Know Significance and Importance

According to Vedic astrology, on this day only in the whole year, the moon is of sixteen phases and the rays emanating from it are considered like nectar.

In North and Central India, on the night of Sharad Purnima, milk pudding is made and kept in the light of the moon. It is believed that when the rays of the moon fall on the kheer, it becomes manifold beneficial and beneficial. It is considered as Kojagar Vrat, as well as it is also called Kaumudi Vrat.

Ashwin Purnima Vrat and Worship Method

Special  worship is organized in the temples on Sharad Purnima. The religious rituals performed on this day are as follows-

  • Wake up early in the morning and take a vow of fasting and take a bath in the holy river, pond or pond.
  • Dress the adorable god in beautiful clothes, ornaments. Worship by offering invocation, posture, achaman, clothes, scent, akshat, flowers, incense, lamp, naivedya, tambul, betel nut and Dakshina etc.
  • At night, mix ghee and sugar in kheer made from cow’s milk and offer God Bhog at midnight.
  • Worship the moon god in the night when the moon is situated in the middle of the sky and offer kheer to Navaidya.
  • Keep a pot full of kheer in the moonlight at night and eat it on the second day and distribute it to everyone as prasad.
  • The story should be heard by observing the full moon fast. Before the story, worship the Kalash by placing water in a pot and wheat in a glass, roll, and rice in a leaf and offer Dakshina.
  • Lord Shiva-Parvati and Lord Kartikeya are also worshiped on this day.

Significance of Sharad Purnima

Bathing and fasting start from Sharad Purnima. Mothers worship gods and goddesses for the good wishes of their children. On this day the Moon comes very close to the Earth.

In autumn the weather is very clear. At this time there are neither clouds nor clouds of dust in the sky. It is considered very auspicious for the moon rays to fall on the body on the night of Sharad Purnima.

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