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Hinduism - What Is Rishi Panchami In The Hindu Calendar?

 


Rishi Panchami  is a Hindu festival. The fifth day (panchami) of the light (waxing) half of the lunar month of Bhadrapada (August–September) is celebrated as a festival.

Bhrgu, Pulastya, Kratu, Pulaha, Marichi, Atri, and Vasishtha are the Seven Sages (rishis) born by Brahma, and this festival is devoted to them.

On this day, it is stated that worshiping these seven sages would bring wealth and pleasure.


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Hinduism - What Is Radhashtami In The Hindu Calendar?

 


Radhashtami  ("Radha's eighth") is a Hindu festival.

The festival takes place on the eighth day of the bright (waxing) half of the lunar month of Bhadrapada (August–September); this day is commemorated as Krishna's consort Radha's birthday.

Radha is seen differently by different Vaishnava religious communities: for some, she is a human woman who represents the ideal devotee (bhakta) who sacrifices everything to be with her beloved, while for others, she is the queen of heaven and an equal to Krishna himself.

In any instance, her proximity to him is shown by the fact that she was born in the same month and lunar day as Krishna, albeit on the opposite side of the month.

The Radhashtami celebration is especially popular in Barsana, the Braj area hamlet where Radha is claimed to have been born.


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Hinduism - What Is The Parivartini Ekadashi?

 

The eleventh day (ekadashi) of the bright (waxing) half of the lunar month of Bhadrapada (August–September) is a religious celebration.

This, like other eleventh-day observances, is devoted to Vishnu devotion.

This day is dedicated to Vishnu's wife Lakshmi, the goddess of riches and prosperity, and her husband Vishnu.

In her Mahalakshmi form (as recounted in the Devimahatmya), she can destroy demons that the gods can't, and she can reclaim the kingdom that the gods have lost.

Vishnu is said to be resting on the snake Shesha, in an ocean of milk, with Lakshmi stroking his feet at this festival.

Parivartini means "turning," and Vishnu is said to be turning in his slumber on this day.

See also cosmology and churning of the ocean.


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Hinduism - What Is Bhadrapada?

 






Bhadrapada is the sixth month of the lunar year, typically occurring between August and September, according to the lunar calendar, which is used to calculate most Hindu religious events. 

  • This is one of the months when monsoon rains are expected. 

  •  The main festivals of Bhadrapada in southern India.

    • Kajari Teej (Teej), 
    • Bahula Chauth, 
    • Janmashtami, 
    • Radhashtami, 
    • Aja Ekadashi, 
    • Hartalika Teej (Teej), 
    • Ganesh Chaturthi, 
    • Rishi Panchami, 
    • Parivartini Ekadashi, 
    • Anant Chaturdashi, 
    • and Onam





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