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Gayatri Jayanti 2024: When And Why Do We Celebrate This Day?

By June 12, 2024No Comments
Gayatri Jayanti 2024_ When And Why Do We Celebrate This Day

The day of Trimurti Goddess with the immense beauty and wisdom. The auspicious day of Gayatri Jayanti 2024 is here. It is the day we worship and celebrate the arrival of Goddess Gayatri on Earth. 

Here, we will learn why the day is celebrated, how it is celebrated, and the story behind the auspicious day. So, let’s not wait any longer and continue to know the way where we will learn how to gain knowledge and wisdom on this day. 

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Gayatri Jayanti 2024: Date and Time

  • Gayatri Jayanti 20224 Date: Monday, June 17, 2024
  • Tithi Begins at 04:43 AM on Jun 17, 2024
  • Ends at 06:24 AM on Jun 18, 2024

Who is Goddess Gayatri and Why Gayatri Jayati is Celebrated?

It is said in the religious scriptures that Gayathri Matha is very beautiful and also known as the Goddess of Vedic Hymn. 

The Goddess of Trimurti has three heads representing Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Parvati, and Goddess Saraswati. She is also known as the incarnation of Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Parvati, and Goddess Saraswati.

People celebrate Gayatri Jayanti to honour Gayatri Mata and also to seek blessings from her. She is the Goddess of all Vedas, and everyone seeks knowledge, concentration and wisdom from Vedamata.

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Gayatri Jayanti 2024: Story and Significance

Let us continue to learn the story behind the festival to learn more about this auspicious day. You will learn not only the Story but also the significance of the day. 

1. Gayatri Jayanti Story

According to the religious texts and Scriptures, when creation began, Lord Brahma called Goddess Gayatri, which made her visit the Earth. Everyone prayed to Gayatri Mata, and afterwards, she was known as Vedamata. 

Also, on this auspicious day, Rishi Vishwamitra chanted the Gayatri Mantra for the first time. It is believed that the Goddess Gayatri, mother of Vedas, came to Earth on this day. 

2. Gayatri Jayanti Significance 

According to Mythology, Goddess Gayatri is everywhere and in every living creature. She is considered the root of all powers. Praying to Goddess Gayatri, goddess of knowledge, on the auspicious day can help you gain knowledge quickly.

Goddess Gayatri also increases happiness within the family, knowledge for the hard-working students, and wisdom. Devotees who worship Gayathri Matha with pure intention and dedication, devi blesses them with spiritual growth, good health and protection against evil energies. 

Gayatri Jayanti 2024: Rituals and Mantra Benefits

Now, let us move ahead to understand the rituals and mantra benefits that we should perform on an auspicious day to receive all the blessings from Goddess Gayatri. 

1. Gayatri Jayanti Ritual

  • Wake up early in the morning and take a holy bath.
  • Offer water to the Surya Dev and chant Gayatri Mantra 108 times.
  • Visit the temple and offer prayer to Goddess Gayatri. 
  • Donate religious and holy books to people.
  • Do charity and donations. 

2. Gayatri Mantra Benefits

  • Gayatri Mantra is useful for the students and kids to maintain focus. 
  • It helps in spiritual growth.
  • You can get rid of mental stress while chanting Gayatri Mantra.

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Gayatri Jayanti: Do’s and Don’t

Now, we have moved to the last parts of the knowledge about Goddess Gayatri. Let’s check what is auspicious to do on this day and what is inauspicious to do. Let’s make sure we follow this so that we can receive all the blessings from the Devi. 

Gayatri Jayanti Do’s

  • Satsang and Kirtans are done on this day.
  • Gayatri Mantra is chanted.
  • Devotees worship Gaytri mata on this day.
  • The Pandits perform special puja in temples.

Gayatri Jayanti Don’t

  • Don’t disrespect anyone, including animals.
  • Don’t disrespect books.
  • Don’t use any bad words.
  • Don’t drink alcohol or have non-vegetarian food.

What is Gayatri Mantra?

|| ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः


भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि।

धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात ||

oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ

tat savitur vareṇyaṃ

bhargo devasya dhīmahi

dhiyo yo naḥ pracodayāt

Meaning: ‘We meditate on the divine light of Savitr, the bestower of wisdom and illumination, to guide our intellect and inspire our thoughts.’

Benefits: This mantra is considered a protective shield against negative energies and evil influences. It creates a positive aura around the practitioner and helps ward off negative vibrations.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. On which Hindu month is Gayatri Jayanti 2024 celebrated?

The Gayatri Jayanti is celebrated on the Jyestha mah as per the Hindu calendar.

2. Can you chant the Gayatri Mantra at night?

Yes, you can chant the Gayatri mantra at any hour of the day; it will not affect you if you are chanting it during the day or night.

3. How powerful is the Gayatri mantra?

The Gayatri Mantra is one of the most powerful mantras, as it helps increase focus and concentration.

4. Can you sleep during the Gayatri Jayanti puja?

It is advisable not to sleep during the Gayatri Jayanti puja, but if you are facing any challenges, it would be better to rest.

5. Who wrote the Gayatri Mantra?

Sage Vishwamitra is the one who wrote the powerful Gayatri Mantra, which helps increase focus.

6. Why does Devi Gayatri have five faces?

The five faces represent the five tatvas, or elements of Nature: Air, Water, Earth, Fire, and Space.

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