Sharad Purnima 2020 - When is Sharad Purnima 2020? Know Kojagiri Purnima date, Significance, Rituals, and Importance

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Sharad Purnima 2020 - Know about When is Sharad Purnima 2020 date? and Sharad Purnima is also known as Kojagiri Purnima, what is the significance of Sharad purnima and rituals followed on sharad purnima, to know all the details read here. Sharad Purnima is a harvest festival and according to hindu calendar falls on the full moon day of the Hindu month Ashwin, so the english date will fall between September and October. So when is Sharad purnima 2020, date, what is its significance, how is it celebrated, know it all here by reading the article which will give you all the details about Sharad Purnima 2020 date and timings,  Sharad Purnima 2020 significance

 

Sharad Purnima 2020 

Sharad purnima which is also known as Kumara purnima, kojagiri purnima, navanna purnima or kaumudi purnima in different parts of India, is the full moon day that falls in the Ashwin month of the Hindu Calendar. Sharad Purnima 2020 falls on 30th of October 2020. Marking the end of monsoon  season, Sharad purnima is also known as a harvest festival. It is widely believed that only on  Sharad Purnima the moon appears in all sixteen Kala(s). In Hinduism, Kala is associated with each human quality and a combination of all sixteen kalas is creating a perfect human personality. It is widely believed that on Sharad Purnima, Lord Krishna was born who is reincarnation of Lord Vishnu

Sharad Purnima 2020 - Date and time

The Sharad Purnima 2020 , also known  Kumara Purnima, Kojagiri Purnima, Navanna Purnima, or Kaumudi Purnima Falls on 30th of October 2020

Purnima thithi - October 30 Time starts 5.45pm

Purnima thithi - October 31 Time ends 8.18pm

Sharad Purnima 2020 - Significance

 Many others believe since the moon has appeared with all the sixteen kalas,  watching the moon on this day and to be under the moon rays will heal  and nourish the body and soul. The earth and moon come very close to each other and hence the proximity of the moon rays will have lots of benefits for the human body and soul. It is also considered that there will be prosperity of wealth and good health on taking following vrats and preparing kheer for Goddess lakshmi who visits the earth on this day. In certain parts of India, Sharad Purnima is also celebrated as the birthday of Goddess Lakshmi.  Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth, is worshipped on this day and it is believed that the goddess visits the earth to watch her subject during the full moon night.

How Sharad Purnima is celebrated?

Since the Sharad purnima is also considered to be the birthday of Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of Wealth and prosperity, people prepare rice kheer, a sweet pudding, and are in the moonlight during the whole night. Next day the kheer is considered as blessed and the prasad is distributed to all the members in the family. In the Brij region of Bihar, Sharad Purnima is also called as Raas Purnima, when Lord Krishna performed the dance of divine love  Maha-Raas.In Odisha region , unmarried women fast with the popular belief of getting a suitable groom(kumara). This festival starts with maidens praying  the sun god just at sunrise with a coconut-leaf-made-vessel called 'kula' filled with fried paddy,fruits like coconut, banana, cucumber, betel nut, sugar-cane, guava, and then followed by 'Aarti'. In the evening women break their  fast by preparing a dish with  the fried paddyalong with the fruits, curd, and jaggery which is offered to the moon god in front of  the 'tulsi' plant. After this the young women play games and sing songs under the light of the full moon.

Sharad Purnima 2020 Quotes

 “Maa Laxmi come into your home and bless you with prosperity on Sharad Purnima”.

 “May today the blessing moon today make your mind peaceful, May the showers of happiness comes to you in the form of heavenly rays of moon Today..Accept My Wishes of Sharad Poornima!”

“May Goddess Laxmi Come To Your House, And Ask You To Be Awake And Say “Kojagiri” and this Sharad Purnima and onwards..You And Your Family…Get More Prosperity, Peace And Wealth..All By Virtue Of Maa Lakshmi.”

“Let Us Make The Most Of Sharad Purnima By Spending Time Under The Divine Rays Of Moon. Happy Sharad Purnima.”

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Sharad Purnima 2020 - FAQs

1. When Sharad Purnima 2020 celebrated?  

Sharad purnima which is also known as Kumara purnima, kojagiri purnima, navanna purnima or kaumudi purnima in different parts of India, is the full moon day that falls in the Ashwin month of the Hindu Calender. Sharad Purnima 2020 falls on 30th of October 2020.


 

2. What is Sharad purnima also known as and whose birthday is celebrated?  

Sharad purnima is also known as harvest festival and is also considered to be the birthday of Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of Wealth and prosperity.

 


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