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Sankashti Chaturthi 2021: History, Significance and Rituals of the Auspicious Day

Sankashti Chaturthi or Sakat Chauth, also referred to as Sankatahara Chaturthi in south Indian states, falls on Wednesday, March 31 this 12 months. All the title of this ritual is Bhalachandra Sankashti Chaturthi, which is well known on the Chaturthi Tithi.

It’s an auspicious pageant which is devoted to Lord Ganesha, who’s traditionally worshipped first amongst all different Gods earlier than commencing any Puja or ritual, in keeping with Hindu tradition.The phrase ‘sankashti’ has originated from Sanskrit which signifies ‘deliverance throughout tough occasions’. Due to this fact, Lord Ganesha is worshipped on today as he’s thought-about the ‘Vighnaharta’, one who removes all obstacles, being the wisest.

Sankashti Chaturthi is noticed each Lunar month. The importance of sighting the moon is immense in consequence. It’s mentioned that aside from defending devotees from all risks, Lord Ganesha’s blessings will be sought by {couples} prepared to bear a toddler.

Sankashti Chaturthi: Historical past

Lord Shiva declared his son Ganesha as superior to all of the gods, barring Vishnu, Lakshmi, Shiva and Parvati. It’s mentioned that this celebration dates again to 700 BC. Ganesha is taken into account because the supreme energy that may avert all hurdles

Sankashti Chaturthi: Timings

This 12 months will witness the start of the auspicious tithi from 2.06 pm on March 31, Wednesday. The very subsequent day, Thursday, at 10.59 am will mark the tip of Sankashti Tithi on April 1, 2021.Moonrise on Sankashti Day will happen at 9.39 pm on March 31 and moonset will occur at 9 am on April 1.

Sankashti Chaturthi: Pooja Vidhi

Sankashti puja is carried out within the night, after seeing the moon. The ritual will be noticed by sustaining strict quick, or by adhering to partial quick. Individuals can resort to the consumption of fruits, greens and roots of crops. People can eat peanuts, potatoes and sabudana khichdi.

And the puja will be carried out with durva grass, flowers, by lighting a lamp, incense sticks; in addition to chanting Vedic mantra, studying out Vrat kathaout of the 13 vrats. There may be one for each month with every vrat having a particular goal and story.

The elephant-headed god of the Hindu pantheon is obtainable sweets or ‘naivedya’, which should embody modaks, through the puja. Vedic chants embody Ganesha Ashtothra, Sankashtnashana sthothra and Vakrathunda Mahakaya.

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