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Paush Purnima 2021: Importance, Date, and Time

By January 27, 2021October 18th, 2023No Comments
Paush Purnima

In Hindu texts, Paush Purnima has special importance for Hindus. It is also known as the full moon of Shukla Paksha of Paush month. It is the day when the Moon gets its full shape. It is an auspicious day that is associated with the donation, bathing, and offering (arghya) to the Sun God. It is believed that taking a holy bath in the Ganges in Kashi, Prayagraj (Allahabad), and Haridwar on Paush Purnima removes obstacles and fulfills desires in life. Read the content ahead and know more about the importance, date, and time of Paush Purnima in 2021.

Importance of Paush Purnima

As per Vedic astrology and Hinduism, Paush is assumed the month of Sun God. It is the month when a person gets the blessings of Lord Sun (Surya) and gets salvation by worshipping the almighty Sun. On Paush Purnima, devotees worship Lord Sun and take a bath in holy rivers, especially the Ganges at the confluence of Kashi, Prayagraj, and Haridwar. This year, January 28 is the date when people will celebrate this day. People who want to get salvation and remove all obstacles need to take a resolution fast. To celebrate this day, one needs to go on fast before morning bath. Taking a dip in any holy river is another step of paying respect to the Sun. Then, worship Lord Varun Dev. Finally, enchant the Surya mantra and pay obeisance to Lord Madhusudan.

Date and time of Paush Purnima

People also celebrate this vital day as Shakambhari Purnima that is directly associated with Mata Shakambhari, a form of mother Goddess Durga. In the odd times of the global pandemic, this festival will be observed in India, especially North India. Devotees should follow Corona guidelines while taking a holy dip in rivers. Check out here the exact date and time of Paush Purnima vart in 2021.

Date: January 28, 2021
Start at: 1:18 AM on January 28, 2021
Ends at: 12:47 AM on January 29, 2021

This month has greater worth as the whole month of Magh is assumed ideal for exercising austerity. It is the day when a devotee can get rid of all impurities with the blessings of Lord Sun. Devotees should donate til, jaggery (gud), blanket, and woolen items to get blessings.

If you want to know more about Paush Purnima vart in 2021 and observe a fast on this day, simply chat with professional astrologers, pandits, and pujaris sitting at home. Experienced and qualified will tell you how you can make the most out of this occasion.

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Neeraj Kumar

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An astrology enthusiast, avid writer, and content curator who loves to see how stars predict fortune beyond this metaphysical world.

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