Festivals or birth anniversaries are usually celebrated for the events that have already occurred in past or taking place in the present but KalkiKalki
According to Hindu scriptures, an era is divided into four ages and each age has its own qualities and nature... Jayanti is celebrated for the coming of Vishnu’s tenth incarnation ‘Kalki’ in the future, at the end of the KaliKali
There are several traditions of how Kali came into existence... Yug. VishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,.. will punish all the evildoers with his blazing sword and destroy the universe filled dishonesty and corruption. The day is observed on the sixth day of the bright lunar fortnight of the month Shravan (July-August), according to the Hindu calendar. In South India the day is celebrated in Bhadrapad month (August- September).
According to Hindu scriptures time is divided into four ages and the last one is Kali She is the embodiment of empowerment and a fierce aspect of the Goddess. She is black in her complexion and thus she is named Kali. She is the Goddess of time, power, change and destruction and is majorly worshipped in South India, Bengal and Assam
Yuga, the age in which people are living at present. This age is full of strife, discord, chaos and contention. There is a spiritual degeneration and the final incarnation of Vishnu, Kalki will come riding on a white horse and cause the end of the dark age, only to rejuvenate the universe and bring back a new age of truth, honesty and spirituality. That age will be known as Satya Yuga It is also known as the Age of Truth. It is the age when humanity and morality governs the society and every action is performed with intrinsic goodness. It is believed that in this age, umanityis governed by Gods
and the circle of the four ages will start over again, commencing the beginning of Golden age.
No one knows how the incarnation will look like. It can be as big as a giant whale or as small as a virus. Kalki will cause the destruction of the nature which will no more sustain life. It will result in the annihilation of all unwanted beings and humans will be one of them. Kalki, supposedly, will be born in Sambhal, a land in Odisha (India). Lightning, thunder, heavy rain and harsh sun will come along with the incarnation.
Special rituals are performed and prayers are sung in the temples of Vishnu. As the birth of the incarnation will result in the end of the human world, people pray for a peaceful death. They ask for forgiveness for their sins and all the evil deeds they have done.
Some of the temples in South India in which the day is celebrated with great fervor are Tripati Sri Venkateswara Temple (District Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh), Sri Rangam Ranganatha Swamy Temple (district Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu), Udupi Sri KrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must...
Temple (Udupi, Karnataka), Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple (district Thrissur, Kerala), and Bhadrachalam SitaSita
Sita is the most benevolent Goddess, who is known...
Ramachandra Swamy Temple (district Khammam, Telangana). There is a single temple in India that is specifically dedicated to Kalki and it is located in Jaipur and celebrations become a part of this temple too.