Latest Hindu News & Events

Jhulan Yatra 2017Jhulan Yatra 2017
Mathura, Vrindavan, and Mayapur.. read more
 
Muriya Puno Mela 2017Muriya Puno Mela 2017
Vrindavan, Mathura.. read more
 
Kanwad yatra 2017Kanwad yatra 2017
Haridwar.. read more
 
Hemis Gompa Fair 2017Hemis Gompa Fair 2017
Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir.. read more
 
Glasgow Mela 2017Glasgow Mela 2017
Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow West End.. read more
 
 
Rishi Panchami
 

About 2015 Rishi Panchami

Rishi Panchami- Reverence to the Seven Sages
18th September 2015 (Friday)
 
 
Panchami Tithi
On 17th, Panchami Tithi Begins = 22:20
On 19th, Panchami Tithi Ends = 00:15
 

 

Rishi Panchami, also pronounced as Rushi Panchami is a day dedicated to the seven great sages, also known as the mind-born sons of BrahmaBrahmaBrahma
According to Hinduism, the whole creation is the work of Trimurti (the Hindu Trinity)...
. They are collectively called Saptarishis who are regarded as the headmen of the Vedic religion. It is a fasting day that is celebrated on the fifth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada (August-September), according to Hindu calendar. This day is observed one day after Ganesh Chaturthi. Apart from India, Rishi Panchami also holds a great importance for people of Nepal, following Hinduism.

 

Legend

 

According to a legend, there was a Brahmin The conventional Hindu caste system divided society into four sects and Brahmin was known as the learned class who gained the knowledge of sacred texts written on Hinduismnamed Uttank. He lived in a small house with his wife and his widowed daughter. One day she was sleeping in her room, when suddenly her parents saw that her body was covered with ants. They were terrified and next day called a learned sage to know the reason. The sage told them that their daughter had committed a severe sin in her previous birth which was entering into the kitchen in her menstruation days. Thus she was affected by Rajaswala Dosha and to break free of the sin, she needs to observe fast on Rishi Panchami. She did as she was told, thus freeing her mind, body and soul from the evil deed that she had committed.

 

There is also a legend which teaches couples to live a fruitful life while giving importance to its rituals and customs. There was a Brahmin couple who ignored all sanctified formalities of life. The husband was filled with lust and followed only his animalistic passions whereas his wife took no precautions while she was menstruating. Thus both of them were cursed to be born as animals in their next birth. The husband turned in an ox and the wife was reborn as a bitch. They were only freed from their curse when their son and his wife performed Rishi Panchami’s fast and worshipped the seven sages. Their external animal bodies perished and their souls travelled to the humble abode. Therefore couples should also observe the fast and visit temples dedicated to ShivaShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ...
on this auspicious day. 


Rituals

 

Though men and women both may observe a fast, this day holds more importance for women as they try to get rid of Rajaswala Dosha. They take a holy bath using a specific herb called datiwan. They also mix various herbs with curd or milk and drink to cleanse one’s body internally. The above mentioned legend is narrated to them to provide them with wisdom.

 

The purity of one’s mind and thoughts matter a lot on Rishi Panchami. People should offer prayers in the most sanctified manner and only then their soul will be sanctified in return.

 

Significance

 

In Hinduism, priests and sages are considered the epitome of spiritual knowledge. They can guide people to the right path of Dharma and at the same time help them attain salvation. On this day, all the past and present learned sages are remembered and prayed to. Saptarishi helped in the betterment of mankind and put numerous efforts to make human life better thus they are thanked for their selfless deeds and for teaching humans the basic principles of life. They passed down their wisdom and spread knowledge and enlightenment.

 

The sages are evoked on this day to obtain absolution from the sins that humans have committed both in the previous and the present birth.

 

Vedic Religion- It is the religion of Indo-Aryans which is considered the predecessor of present Hinduism.

According to the religion, devotees worshipped the five elements of life and nature. Gods like Indra were also evoked through the chanting of hymns and by performing fire sacrifices. Concepts of Dharma and Yagna were also considered crucial and of prime importance.

 

 


 




 
 
 

Make a Donation

 
*for contribution in Indian Rupees, payment can be made through Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Net Banking, Cash Cards and Mobile Payments for most Indian banks through Instamojo® payment gateway.
 
 

Most Popular Indian Hindu Festival

 
Related Bhakti Sangrah
     

    All Hindu Festivals

     
     

    Hindu Myths

    Why do we not touch papers, books and people with the feet?Why do we not touch papers, books and people with the feet?read more
    Why do we wear marks on the forehead?Why do we wear marks on the forehead?read more
    Hindu Rituals - Why do we prostrate before parents and elders?Hindu Rituals - Why do we prostrate before parents and elders?read more
    Why do we do Namaste?Why do we do Namaste?read more
    Why do we have a prayer room?Why do we have a prayer room?read more
    Why do we light a lamp?Why do we light a lamp?read more
    5 common myths about Hindu5 common myths about Hinduread more
    Significance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business PlacesSignificance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business Placesread more
    Reason behind Not to sleep with our head towards NorthReason behind Not to sleep with our head towards Northread more
    Myth Buster - The birth behind the War God KartikeyaMyth Buster - The birth behind the War God Kartikeyaread more
     
     
    BROWSE BY CATEGORY
     
    gst training
     
     
    Top Rated Wallpaper
    • Gandaki shakti peeth gray or golden color wallpaper
    • Maa annapurna karota shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star effects
    • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth blue color wallpaper
    • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth multi color lighting wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Maa Manasa devi multi color wallpaper with background effects
    • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
    • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata lalitha devi prayag shakti peeth orange color wallpaper with spiral effects
    • Mata kamakhya devi shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star lighting effects
    • Mata mangala chandika devi Harsiddhi or Ujjain shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
    • Mata mangala chandika devi Harsiddhi or Ujjain shakti peeth multi color wallpaper
    Top Viewed Wallpaper
    • Bhole baba smoking chillum of bhang
    • Shri sant gajanan maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Bhagwan Swami Shree Samarth Maharaj wonderful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Mahant Yogi Adityanath wonderful HD wallpaper for free download
    • Angry Lord Shiva meditation stylish Hd Wallpaper with lighting effects for free download
    • Radha Soami Baba Gurinder Singh Ji HD Wallpaper
    • Lord shiva smoking chillum of bhang
    • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj colorful HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Shri Savata Mali awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Baba Jaigurudev ji Maharaj colorful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Free Baba Gurinder Singh RSSB HD Wallpaper Images
    • Angry lord Shiva blue colour Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Radha Soami Satsang Beas Guru Baba Gurinder Singh stylish HD Wallpaper for free download
    • lord shiva angry tandav dance wallpaper
    • Maa Mansa Devi wonderful HD Wallpaper for free download
    • Mahayogi guru Gorakhnath ji Maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
    • Lord shiva drinking of bhang wallpaper
    • God Ganesha full HD beautiful wallpaper for free download
    • Sant Shri Dnyaneshwar Maharaj beautiful HD Wallpaper for free download