Pausha Purnima- A festivity dedicated to Sun Lord and Goddess Shakambhari.
Pausha Purnima is devoted to the mighty Lord Surya devata or the Sun Lord. The mighty Sun Lord removes evil energies and darkness from the devotee's life. Goddess Shakambhari is the mighty deity of nourishment and fulfilment. Her blessings help devotees lead a healthy, nurturing and abundant life.
Significance of Pausha Purnima
Pausha Purnima is one of the most zealous events celebrated in Hindu cosmology. It is observed in the Pausha month of the Hindu lunar calendar. The festival is celebrated on the Purnima Tithi, or the full moon day. This festival is of immense importance as it marks the beginning of Magha, which is one of the most auspicious months in the Hindu calendar. Pausha Purnima celebrates the arrival of goddess Bhagwati as Shakambhari on the earth. Goddess Shambhari saved the universe from the wrath of starvation and calamities. She is one of the supreme avatars of goddess Parvati or mighty divinity Durga.
How to celebrate Pausha Purnima?
Pausha Purnima is celebrated by organising puja ceremonies and grand religious programs. Devotees chant legends, mantras and slokas to revere the supreme godheads. Taking holy dips in sacred water bodies, including Dashashwamedh Ghat at Varanasi and Triveni Sangam at Prayagraj, is an essential ritual on Paush Purnima. Taking holy dips helps in resolving the evil deeds and their vicious effect.
Boons of celebrating Pausha Purnima
Here are a few notable benefits of celebrating Pausha Purnima-
- ● Pausha Purnima brings the blessings of Son lord and mighty deity Shakambhari.
- ● It brings endless glory and euphoria to life.
- ● The grand festival helps eliminate the terrible cycle of birth and death.
- ● It bestows joy and stability to devotees.● The festival clears the list of bad karma.
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