Amavasya Tithi begins at 21:23 on November 10th, 2015
Amavasya Tithi ends at 23:16 on November 11th, 2015
Kamala Jayanti – Worshipping the Goddess of Wealth
Kamala is regarded to hold the tenth position among the Ten Supreme Powers of the world. KamalaKamala
Kamala, also popularly known as Kamalatmika, is the one of the Hindu goddesses of wisdom and is regarded as the tenth among the DashaMahavidyas is depicted as a beautiful young woman with a white dazzling complexion, seated on a lotus flower. According to Hindu mythology, the goddess symbolizes prosperity, purity and wealth. She is believed to possess the perfect balance of intellectual, mental and emotional states. She is the companion of VishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,.. and many Vedic references have been cited in which she has always accompanied him in his mighty deeds and miracles.
Kamala Jayanti is celebrated on the new moon day of Kartik month (October to November) according to the Hindu calendar. Kamala Jayanti coincides with the festival of Diwali and LakshmiLakshmi
Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess who is regarded as the ultimate deity of wealth... Puja, as according to legends she is supposed to be a form of Lakshmi. Kamala Jayanti marks the day when the goddess is worshipped for her blessings and it is a popular belief that her devotees are blessed with good health – both physical and mental – and sound financial state. They lead a comfortable and blessed life with no hurdles to cross and no difficulties to face.
Kamala Jayanti is celebrated by offering prayers to the goddess but before starting the procedure one needs to take a ritualistic bath. The worshipping is then done by placing the idol of the Goddess inside the house on a neat and clean spot which can be decorated using flowers. Later, she is offered lamps, made of clay, which are then lighted up, and garlands, flowers, incenses and fragrances. After that special food items known as Prasad It is the sacred food that is distributed after an auspicious event or day after offering it to the Godsare prepared and offered to the goddess and later, to be distributed among her devotees. Later, mantras attributed to Kamala are recited and all the members of the family pray to the goddess. Donation and charity hold a great significance on this day and are generally performed by giving food, money and clothes to the poor. It is believed that performing such noble deeds pleases the goddess and she blesses everyone who makes donations and charities with devotion, sincerity and a pure heart, with all the wealth and prosperity. As she bestows wealth and happiness on her devotees, she expects them to do the same for the needy.
Kamala is regarded as a form of Shakti and, hence, is believed to protect her devotees from all the hindrances and obstacles which they face in life towards progress. She is also believed to nullify the harmful effects of the planet Venus which is believed to be quite troublesome when in its malefic form. Kamala blesses her worshippers and always protects them from poverty, diseases, financial failures, family or child problems, and always leads them along the path of success.