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Vaishakh Purnima: Know Significance & Rituals

There is no fear of premature death by worshiping on the day of Vaishakh Purnima. Purnima occurs on the fifteenth day of Shukla Paksha of every month. This date has great religious significance. Since Vaishakh month itself is considered very holy, the full moon of Vaishakh month is very special in this too.

Vaishakh Purnima is also known as Satya Vinayak Purnima. It is also celebrated as the birth anniversary of Mahatma Buddha i.e. Buddha Purnima. Religious work and charity etc. have great importance on this day.

Significance of Vaishakh Purnima

Along with worshiping Satya Vinayak, there is also a belief to worship Dharmaraja on the day of Vaishakh Purnima. It is believed that Dharmaraja is pleased with this and the devotee is not afraid of premature death. Not only this, the effect of this fast removes poverty. It is believed that Lord Krishna had also asked his friend Sudama to observe this fast to remove his poverty. Due to the effect of fast, Sudama’s poverty was removed.

Vaishakh Purnima Vrat and Worship Method

  • Lord Vishnu should be worshiped after taking bath in the morning on the full moon day.
  • After the worship, the Brahmin should donate a pitcher filled with water and dishes etc. It is believed that donating on this day gives fruit similar to cow donation.
  • The Brahmin himself should take food only after having food.
  • It is believed that donating sugar and sesame seeds on the day of Vaishakh Purnima destroys sins.
  • According to the Puranas, the month of Vaishakh has a lot of importance for worship.

What to do on Vaishakh Purnima

On the day of Vaishakh Purnima, take a bath early in the morning and take a vow to fast. After taking bath on this day, Arghya should be offered while reciting the mantras of Lord Surya. Then one should worship Lord Madhusudan and offer Naivedya and later donate-dakshina. There is a special importance of bathing and doing charity on the full moon date.

According to astrology, the Moon is considered to be the lord of the mind. The effect of Purnima falls on the mind of every person. Worshiping the moon god on this day gives auspicious results. Worshiping the moon god on the full moon date strengthens the position of the moon in the horoscope. This removes all your problems. Those who have poor health, they should especially worship the moon. This will improve your health quickly.

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