Jyeshtha Purnima 2022: Day, Date, Rituals and Meaning |

Jyeshta Purnima 2022: Jyeshtha Purnima is one of the most important days in the Hindu religion. This day is considered auspicious. This month comes during the peak of summers. According to the Drik Panchang, the purnima which falls in the month of Jyeshtha is called Jyeshtha purnima. This year it will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 142022.
Wat Savitri Purnima Vrat is also celebrated on Jyeshtha Purnima day. Wat Purnima is one of the most important festivals observed by Hindu women. According to the Hindu scriptures, Jyeshtha means the oldest. The month of Jyeshtha has special significance among Hindus.
This is the month when Goddess Ganga, the sacred river came to the earth and when savitri brought back the life of her husband satyavaan from yamraj and many other sacred events happened in this month. People worship Lord Vishnu on Jyeshtha Purnima day. Devotees also observe satyanarayan fasting and hold satyanarayan pooja on Jyeshtha Purnima. It is believed that bathing in the sacred rivers specially in Ganga on this day fulfills all the desired wishes of the devotees.
Jyeshta Purnima is considered the most auspicious for married women. It is believed that women, who observe the fast on this holy day, are blessed with a harmonious married life.
Rituals of Jyeshtha Purnima 2022
1. Devotees wake up early in the morning and take a sacred bath.
2. Devotees offer prayers to Lord Vishnu.
3. Place an idol of Lord Vishnu with Goddess Laxmi and place a Shree Yantra with the idol of Lord Vishnu.
4. Light a diya, offer flowers, sweets, Tulsi Patra and panchamrit to Lord Vishnu.
5. Recite a Satyanarayan Katha and Aarti and worship Lord Vishnu
6. Married women must visit the temple and worship the banyan tree for the long life of their husband.
7. Devotees, who observe satyanarayan fast on Jyestha Purnima to please Lord Vishnu, should visit the temple and offer sweets.
8. Devotees can break their fast in the evening after offering Arghya to the moon and can have bhog prasand and satvik meal without onion or garlic.
9. The faithful must sing Om Namo Bhagvate Vasudevaye.
Importance of banyan tree
1. Devotees have great respect and devotion to the banyan tree.
2. It is considered very auspicious to worship banyan tree on Jyeshtha Purnima.
3. Trimurti (Brahma, Vishnu Mahesh) is believed to live in Banyan Tree.
4. Jyeshta Purnima Vrat brings well-being and good fortune to all devotees, who observe this fast with total devotion.
5. The cover between Savitri and Yamraj is believed to have occurred under the Banyan tree.
Om Namo Bhagvate Vasudevaye
Shri Hari Stotram
Vishnu Sahasra Naam

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