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|17 September, 2024 (Bhadrapada)
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What Is Bhadrapada Purnima?
Bhadrapada is considered to be one of the most auspicious months in Hindu Calendar. This month is considered to be the celebration month for Lord Ganesha. But, there is one exception related to the Bhadrapada Purnima as the rituals for this day pertain to the Lord Satyanarayana.
Notably, this festival is very popular in the state of Gujarat and is celebrated with a lot of devotion. The devotees offer prayers to Amba Devi by deploying special measures, and there is a fair that is organized at the Ambaji temple. Devotees from the entire state throng to the Ambaji temple to seek her blessings on this auspicious day.
As per the Hindu mythology and calendar, every Hindu lunar month has one Amavasya (No moon) and a Purnima (Full moon) day. Purnima is considered to have a very high religious significance as per the ancient Hindu mythology. A lot of importance is given to the Bhadrapada Purnima as it is associated with the worship of Lord Vishnu. The next day after Bhadrapada Purnima, Pitru Paksha Shraddha begins.
This day is considered to be very auspicious for conducting the ceremony of Grih Pravesh and is considered to be a very special & sacred for the followers of Lord Vishnu. Devotees seek blessings of Lord Vishnu on this day so that their life becomes better.
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There are several rituals associated with the festival of Bhadrapada Purnima.
People perform folk dances in the Ambaji Devi temple to please the goddess Amba Devi so that she blesses the devotees with good health and prosperity. As per the Indian mythology when the Lord Vishnu cut the body of Sati Devi, her heart fell at one place and this the very place where the temple was built.
According to the Hindu calendar which starts from Chaitra month (March-April), the full moon that falls throughout the year is as follows: -
|Purnima Vrat Name
|Purnima Other Names or Same Day Festivals
|Buddha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti
|Vat Purnima Vrat
|Guru Purnima, Vyasa Puja
|Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti
|Purnima Shraddha, Pitrupaksha Begin
|Sharad Purnima, Kojagara Puja
|Guru Ravidas Jayanti
|Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima