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Rama Navami is the Birthday of Lord Sri Rama

Rama Navami Festival

Rama Navami is important Hindu festival which is observed on birthday of the Lord Rama. Ram was the son of Queen Kausalya and King Dasharatha of Ayodhya. The ninth day (Navami) of Chaitra month is the birthday of God Rama as per Hindu calendar. The nine days celebration of Navaratri is known as “Rama Navaratra”. The function of Ramacharitamanas is arranged with bhajan in the temples. Sweets and Prasad is distributed after doing Puja in the Ram temple. The devotees of Lord Ram are chanting of name of Sri Rama on this day.

According to epic the Ramayana the king Dasharatha of Ayodhya who had 3 wives named Kausalya, Sumitra and Kaikeyi. Lord Rama was born to Queen Kaushalya, Lakshmana and Shatrughna to Queen Sumitra and Bharata to Queen Kaikeyi. God Ram is famous as the “Maryada Purushottam” (Ideal perfect human being) among the Hindu religion.

Rama takes birth to protect all his Hindu devotees by destroying the demon king Ravana of Lanka. The story of Ramayana tells about the life of Sri Ram and his wife Sita and family. One the his Mahamantra is “Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare,

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Hare Hare”

 

Celebrations of Ram Navami at Important Places

 

Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, India

Janakpurdham in Nepal

Sita Samahit Sthal (Sitamarhi) in Bihar

Bhadrachalam in Telangana)

Kodandarama Temple in Andhra Pradesh

Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu

Devotees mark Shobha yatras of Lord Rama, his wife Goddess Sita, his brother Lakshmana and Hanuman with prayers in the temples.

 

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Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Navratri – Hindu New Year Festival of India

Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi festival

Ugadi festival is celebrated as the Hindu New Year among the people of Kannada and Telugu communities. This auspicious festival begins with the first day of “Chaitra” month. The Chaitra month is the first month in Panchanga calendar of Indian society.  This is a public holiday in states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Karnataka, and Goa.

Gudi Padwa

Gudhi Padva in Maharashtra is like Ugadi in south India which falls on first day of Chaitra month. It is starting of New Year as per Hindu calendar.

Navratri

It is beginning day of Navratri celebration of nine day. People keep fast for the religion festival with spiritual puja in the temples of Goddess Durga.

Foods for Navratri Puja

  • Fruits and fruit juices
  • Kadhi prepared with kuttu atta and sea salt
  • Aloo tikki
  • Makhane ki sabzi
  • Sabudana kheer
  • Curd, Lassi drinks
  • Kuttu Atta Roti

 

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