Puja date for Shri Krishna Janmashtami 2017and Vasant Panchami in 2018

Puja date for Shri Krishna Janmashtami 2017and Vasant Panchami in 2018

Shree Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated with grandeur all over India. Even Hindus residing abroad India are known to spread this custom there as well.  This special occasion is known for its richness which is known to bring peace and prosperity in the life. People who are devotees of Lord Krishna, try to observe fast in this grand occasion.

Shri Krishna Janmashtami Puja date 2017

During the celebration of Janmashtami, not a single grain is consumed as per rituals. The fast continues until the next day sunrise. To be precise, the rules that are followed during the celebration of Janmashtami is similar to that of Ekadashi fasting.

This year, Shri Krishna Janmashtami puja will take place on 14th August 2017. In order to organize proper celebration of this special occasion, the breaking of fast must be done at an appropriate time. It is done at that time when Ashtami Tithi and Rohini Nakshatra get over. In case anybody wants to break his fast earlier, it can be done during the day time when either Ashtami Tithi or Rohini Nakshatra gets over. Otherwise, it is considered a good idea to wait.

Alternate Names of Shree Krishna Janmashtami

Nowadays, everything has become modernized. As people are leading a very busy and hectic schedule, continuing of fast for two days has become very much difficult. In such cases, Dharmasindhu one of the religious texts of Hindus has allowed to break the same during Sunrise the following day. Some other names given to Krishna Janmashtami are:

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  • Krishnashtami
  • Gokulashtami
  • AshtamiRohini
  • Srikrishna Jayanti
  • Sree Jayanthi

Vasant Panchami Puja date 2018

Vasant Panchami is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati who is known to enlighten the specific areas of knowledge, arts, music, science and technology. She is worshipped especially on this grand day. This occasion is also known as Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami. This occasion is very much important and vital for students as impressing Goddess saraswati will make life bright.

This year, the Vasant Panchami puja is on22nd january 2018. People worship Maa Saraswati in order to get themselves enlightened with knowledge. Offering puja with due devotion leads a person to get rid of ignorance, lethargy and sluggishness! Schools and colleges arrange pujas in the morning to seek blessings of Goddess Saraswati.

Rules to Celebrate Vasant Panchami Puja

The actual date and time to organize Vasant Panchami day is done on the basis of Purvahn Kala! This occasion may also fall on the Chaturthi Tithi. As per the beliefs of astrologers, this day is considered to be sacred and good enough to start some new good work. There exists especially no fixed time to perform Saraswati Puja, but it will be better to perform this puja whrn the Panchami Tithi prevails.

As many a times this tithi does not prevail whole day long, in such cases it is decided to organize Saraswati Puja within the Panchami Tithi. Saraswati Vandana must not be forgotten as it is one of the best ways to pay tributre to Godess Saraswati. The most famous Stuti dedicated to Goddess Saraswati is Saraswati Ya Kundendu whose recitation is considered to be auspicious.

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Category: festival 2017

Mar, 23 2017 09:38 pm