Ram Navami, which is also known as Rama Navami, is observed as one of the most auspicious Hindu festivals. It is celebrated on the last day of the Chaitra Navratri in March or April. Ram Navami marks the birth of Lord Rama, an auspicious Hindu deity. According to the Hindu calendar, the day is marked by Navami Tithi in the full moon phase during the month of Chaitra. This year it was on April 21st. The Hindu scriptures say Lord Rama was born on this day at Ayodhya. Lord Rama is considered the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Lord Rama was born to king Dusrath and Queen Kaushalya. Ram Navami is among one of the most popular Hindu festivals and is celebrated with a lot of joy and happiness. The festival is celebrated in a very big manner and most beautifully in Ayodhya. But, one should consider celebrating it. We will tell you some of the reasons why to celebrate Ram Navami.
Reasons why you must celebrate Ram Navami
Rama Navami is among the most auspicious occasions celebrated across India. A large number of devotees of Lord Rama see this festival as very special and seek blessings of Lord Rama. There can be many reasons why one should celebrate Ram Navami. We will tell you some of the reasons which will tell you the significance of celebrating Ram Navami. They are:
Birth anniversary of Lord Rama
This is the most obvious reason, Ram Navami marks the birth anniversary of Lord Rama. So, devotees find this day very auspicious and Important. Lord Rama is an idol for many people.
An occasion to recite holy text
Most of us would not find time for reading holy text. On Ram Navami, Ramayana, the holy book associated with Lord Rama is recited and bhajans and kirtans are performers. So, you can find time to listen to the holy text and participate in the holy puja.
Feeding someone can be done on any day, but Ram Navami is one of the auspicious occasions where you can perform Kanya Pujan and take the blessings of Lord Rama. It is a significant day to perform such pujas.
Honour Lord Vishnu
Lord Rama is said to be the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, he is also attributed to Maryada Purshottam. So, to honour the avatar taken by Lord Vishnu one can celebrate Ram Navami.
Yagyas are performed
Many of us would have known that Yagyas help in purifying the air. Yagyas lead to an auspicious environment, and the aura around them helps in calming one’s mind.
Many believe that it brings divinity
Many people across the country believe that worshipping Lord Rama on this day helps in removing bad powers and influences which hover over the earth. It is also said that this day marks the entry of divinity and spiritual power in a person’s life.
Represents victory of good over evil
This day is also believed to mark the establishment of goodness. It is the victory of Dharma over Adharma. The coming of Lord Rama itself signifies that good golden days were not far.
We saw that there are many reasons why one celebrates Ram Navami. Apart from symbolising the birth of Lord Rama, there are many other factors why people celebrate Ram Navami with great enthusiasm. It is celebrated all across India, in some states Rath Yatra is observed, while in some states people play with sticks outside in the streets. Some offer prayers to God Sun and others visit temples to seek blessing. Hence, it is a festival celebrated grandly.
Supreme Court to declare a two day lockdown if needed in Delhi because of air pollution
Keeping in view the severe pollution surrounding Delhi-NCR, Supreme Court on Saturday (13th November 2021) told the centre to declare a two-day lockdown to reduce air pollution.
Two-days lockdown in Delhi due to air pollution
Due to severe air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court has suggested a two-day lockdown. It also asked the government to take some steps to bring down the severe air pollution of Delhi. Justice N V Raman said it is a serious issue. The court suggested that people must wear masks at home as well. They said currently immediate measures should be taken and later long term measures will be taken. It said that no political games should be played.
Further, the court has asked Punjab and Haryana to stop the stubble burning so that the pollution will go down and the situation won’t improve until 15th November.
Kangana Ranaut to return her Padma Shri
In a recent comment made by Kangana Ranaut where she said that it was in 2014 when the BJP government took the position that India got freedom. She also added that the 1947 independence was alms.
Kangana to return her Padma Shri if it is proved that she disrespected freedom fighters
To the comment of Kangana, Nawab Malik, spokesperson of NCP said that Kangana spoke too much. He even added that her Padma Shri must be revoked and that she was insulting freedom fighters. After Nawab Malik demanded that Padma Shri of Kangana must be revoked, Kangana wrote by sharing an excerpt and said that if someone can prove that she is disrespecting freedom fighters then she will return the award and apologize as well.
She justified her comment and said that in 2014, we gained freedom as India was set free in terms of consciousness and conscience before it was only physical freedom.
Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath : Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi
PM Narendra Modi will offer prayers at the Kedarnath Temple on November 5 and will open the Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi. It is currently under reconstruction following its destruction during floods in the 2013 Uttarakhand floods. He will also reveal the shrine of Shri Adi Shankaracharya.
2013 Kedarnath tragedy:
A devastating natural catastrophe that was triggered by torrential rains that were unimaginable in size was raging through Kedarnath between 16 and 17 June 2013. The event caused massive destruction in the fragile ecologically Himalayan region. Its banks along the Chorabari Lake in Kedarnath were sunk by an erupting cloud that produced a huge flash flood, which caused massive devastation in Uttarakhand and caused massive loss to the infrastructure, agricultural land as well as the lives of animals and humans.
PM Modi Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi in Kedarnath:
The decade is a part of Uttarakhand and there will be an unimaginable growth in connectivity throughout the region over the next few years and the movement of people who live in the hills will be stopped the way it is now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. Modi addressed a large group of teerth purohits and worshippers at the Kedarnath temple following the unveiling of the 12-foot Adi statue Guru Shankaracharya in the seer’s samadhi, which was rebuilt by the seer.
Kedarpuri reconstruction is often regarded as the dream project of the prime minister The progress of the project is inspected personally by him every few months.