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Shakambhari Purnima 2023 Date and Shubh Muhurat: Know Puja Vidhi, Significance and Celebrations Related to the last day of Shakambhari Navratri

Shakambhari Purnima, also known as Shakambhari Jayanti, is the last day of Shakambhari Navratri. The auspicious day holds great significance for people of the Hindu community as religious belief state that Goddess Bhagwati appeared in the form of Shakambhari to eliminate famine on Earth. In many parts of India, Shakambhari Purnima is also celebrated as Shakambhari Jayanti. Shakambhari Jayanti is observed on Purnima Tithi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Paush. This year, Shakambhari Purnima 2023 will fall on January 6, Friday. Shakambhari Navratri 2022 Images and HD Wallpapers for Free Download Online: Share WhatsApp Messages, Greetings and Wishes on This Auspicious Occasion.

On Shakambhari Purnima, many people fast for all seven to nine days of Shakambhari Navratri and eat regular food only after completing the puja on the last day. Those unable to observe the fast for the whole duration of Shakambhari Navratri observe the fast on the festival’s first and last day. As we celebrate Shakambhari Purnima 2023, here’s all you need to know about Shakambhari Purnima 2023 Date, Shakambhari Purnima Puja Vidhi and Muhurat, history and significance.

Shakambhari Purnima 2023 Date and Shubh Muhurat

Shakambhari Purnima falls on Friday, January 6, 2023. The Shakambhari Purnima Tithi begins at 2:14 am on January 6, 2023, and will end at 4:37 am on January 7, 2023.

Shakambhari Purnima Puja Vidhi

  1. Devotees have to wake up early in the morning and take a bath.
  2. They have to offer prayers to Shakambhari Devi at home or in the temple.
  3. For Puja, devotees should take a wooden plank and place an idol of Goddess Durga on it. Then light a Diya with desi ghee, and offer prayers, flowers, and sweets to the Goddess.
  4. They recite Durga Saptashati Paath and Durga Chalisa.
  5. They also chant Aarti and worship Goddess Durga.

Shakambhari Purnima Significance

It is believed that Shakambhari Mata is an incarnation of Devi Bhagwati, and Devi Bhagwati incarnated as Shakambhari to mitigate famine and severe food crises on Earth. Shakambhari Mata is also known as the Goddess of vegetables, fruits and green leaves and is depicted with green surroundings of fruits and vegetables. Many Siddha Peetha are present in India, but the famous Shakambhari Siddha Peetha is located in the mountains of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. This temple is very popular in North India.

Shakambhari Navratri begins on Ashtami and ends on Purnima in Paush month, unlike most Navratri that begins on Shukla Pratipada. Shakambhari Navratri spans a total of eight days. However, due to skipped Tithi and leapt Tithi Shakambhari in some years, Navratri might span seven and nine days, respectively. Shamabhari Devi is also known as Bhuvaneshwari and Shatakshi. The name Shakambhari stands for ‘Shaak’, which means ‘vegetable and vegetarian food’, and ‘Bhari’ means the ‘holder’.

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