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Kartika Purnima - Know Significance and importance

Kartik Purnima is a famous festival also known as ‘Tripuri Purnima’ or ‘Tripurari Purnima’, which celebrates the victory of Lord Shiva over the demon Tripurasura. The demon Tripurasura had defeated the gods and conquered the whole world.

Lord Shiva killed Tripurasura on this day. Kartik Purnima is also celebrated as the birth anniversary of Matsya (fish) avatar, the first incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Apart from this, it is also celebrated as the birthday of Vrinda (the embodiment of Tulsi plant). Lord Shiva’s son Kartikeya was born today.

The last five days of the month of Kartik are considered more pious, and only one meal is consumed every day in the afternoon. These five days are known as ‘Panchaka’ and the last day is known as “Kartika Purnima”.

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which is of greater importance. Kartik Purnima has great significance for Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains. It coincides with the Sikh celebration of Guru Nanak Jayanti and the religious day of Jains, who are believed to worship Lord Adinath by taking an auspicious visit of Shri Shatrunj pilgrimage to a famous temple located on the Chessje hills.

Significance of Kartik Purnima and beliefs related to Kartik Purnima

In Kartik Purnima, ‘Karthik Snan’ is performed at the shrines at sunrise. Devotees worship DEEP Lord Vishnu with flowers, incense sticks, and lamps. Devotees observe fast on Kartik Purnima, observe ‘Satyanarayana Vrat’ and recite ‘Satyanarayana Katha’. It is believed that donating lamps on Kartik Purnima, reciting Vedic mantras have more importance.

Kartik Purnima marks the marriage ceremony of Lord Vishnu with Goddess Vrinda (Basil plant). The worship of Tulsi in the month of Kartik has special significance.

It is believed that Tulsi ji is the beloved of Lord Vishnu. Devotees can also please Lord Vishnu by worshiping Tulsi. That is why the devotees especially worship Tulsi.

In this month water is offered to Tulsi and Surya after bath and worship are done. Not only this, but basil leaves are also eaten, due to which the body remains healthy.

Along with this, Tulsi leaves are also added while making Charanamrit. Not only this, the Tulsi plant is also donated in the month of Kartik.

A lamp is also lit near the Tulsi plant in the morning and evening. If this plant is outside the house, then any kind of disease and disease cannot enter the house. Tulsi Archana not only removes the diseases, sorrows of the house, but also gives meaning, religion, work, and salvation.

Rituals of Kartik Purnima

The rituals of Kartika Purnima include bathing in the river and prayers to Lord Shiva and fasting for the whole day. Devotees take bath in the holy rivers as it is believed that bathing in the river in the month of Kartik is beneficial. Devotees visit the temple of Lord Shiva and burn the island.

Devotees also light a lamp in front of the Tulsi plant where the idols of Radha and Krishna are kept. Kartik Purnima is considered the holy day to hear the story of Satya Narayan Swami Vrat. Ekadashi Rudra Abhishek is performed in almost all temples of Lord Shiva on the occasion of Kartik Purnima.

In this, Lord Shiva is bathed and Rudra Chamakam and Rudra Namakam are chanted eleven times. It is believed that doing Ekadashi Rudra Abhishek on Kartika Purnima liberates them from all sins.

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