About mighty goddess Annapurna
Goddess Annapurna is one of the most significant aspects of Goddess Parvati.She is revered as the goddess of nourishment. Goddess Annapurna is also cherished as the mighty divinity of Kashi or Varanasi. She is the wife of Lord Shiva in his Vishweshwar avatar or the incarnation in which Lord Shiva rules Varanasi.
Significance of Annapurna Jayanti
Annapurna Jayanti is a highly auspicious occasion in Hindu cosmology. This beautiful festival is cherished on the Poornima tithi of Margashirsha month of the Hindu lunar calendar. The legend linked with Annapurna Jayanti is as follows- One day, a brutal drought led by famine came on the earth. All the living beings were starving badly because of a lack of water and food. Then goddess Parvati took the aspect of Annapurna and came to the earth. She blessed the human race with a plethora of water and good food and shattered the drought issues from the roots. From then onwards, Goddess Parvati is also cherished as Annapurna Devi or the one who brings nourishment and glory in life.
How to celebrate Annapurna Jayanti?
Devotees cherish the bright occasion of Annapurna Jayanti by observing a fast dedicated to the supreme goddess Parvati. They wake up early, take a bath, preferably in any sacred water body and pursue the fast. They chant the glorious legends and mantras to cherish the goddess Annapurna. Chanting Annapurna Ashtakam is also a critical ritual linked with Annapurna Jayanti. The supreme divinity Annapurna is cherished by chanting her one hundred eight names.
Boons of celebrating Annapurna Jayanti
Here are a few notable benefits of Annapurna Jayanti-
- ● Annapurna Jayanti brings the blessings of goddess Parvati into life.
- ● It helps in leading a healthy and fruitful life.
- ● The festivity removes all hindrances and doshas that hamper a fulfilling life.
- ● It brings immense glory and divine aura to life.● The festival removes negative energies and a vicious aura.
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