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Sharad Purnima 2020: Exact Dates and Importance

By October 28, 2020October 18th, 2023No Comments
Sharad Purnima

Sharad purnima or poornima marks the beginning of the winter season after the monsoon. It has a religious significance in the Hindu calendar. Sharad Purnima 2020 is also known as Kojagari Purnima, Kaumudi Vrat, or Ras Purnima and it plays a vital role in Hindu mythology. It is believed that Sharad Purnima moon owns sixteen arts and its rays defeat all sorts of diseases. It is like falling nectar from the sky.

It is the day when the Earth gets closer to the moon and receives positive energies of the Moon. That is why people like to put kheer under the full moonlight and have the medicinal properties of rays. Consequently, kheer becomes nectar. The consumption of this kheer puts positive effects on human health. Read the content and find out the real implication of this festival along with its right time and date details.

Sharad Purnima 2020 religious significance

This is the day on which people worship goddess Mahalakshmi along with Lord Vishnu, the preserver of the world. This holy worship brings very auspicious results if it is done at the time of Savarthasiddhi Yoga. This full moon day helps people fulfill their wishes. As per Hindu scriptures, it was the day when goddess Mahalakshmi appeared out of Ocean at the time of Samudra Manthan. Sharad Purnima 2020 falls on the full moon of Maha Ashwin month. Hence, devotees prefer to worship Mahalakshmi. People believe that Mahalakshmi wanders in the night and fulfills the wishes of the devotees who wake up to meditate on the goddess of wealth and prosperity.

There are also some myths that the lunar rays of Sharad Purnima take away all diseases. Some people also believe Sharad Purnima is also known as Ras Purnima. On this holy day, Lord Shri Krishna composed Maharas. There is also a story of a moneylender and his two daughters who used to observe fast on this day, connected to this promising day. It also a pivotal day on which people worship eight forms of Shree Lakshmi Ji, including

  1. Dhanalakshmi
  2. Dhanyalakshmi
  3. Raj Lakshmi
  4. Vaibhav Lakshmi
  5. Aishwarya Lakshmi
  6. Santhan Lakshmi
  7. Kamala Lakshmi
  8. Vijay Lakshmi

Sharad Purnima 2020 date and timing

If you have any confusion on Sharad Purnima Tithi (date), remember that it will start on Friday (October 30, 2020) and will end on Saturday (October 31, 2020). People can observe the full moon fast on October 31. This auspicious day is concerned with taking a holy bath, giving donations, and listening to Katha. Check out the following dates and time of Sharad Purnima 2020:

  • Date – Friday 30 October 2020.
  • Full moon date (start) – 17:45 pm (30 October 2020)
  • Full moon date (end) – 20:18 pm (31 October 2020)

Worship and Mantras Sharad Purnima 2020

This time and date also relate to taking a resolution of Sharad Purnima fast to please goddess Mahalakshmi. If you are planning to get the blessings of Sri Lakshmi, make sure you offer her lotus flowers, incense, lamps, akshat, garments, tambool, betel nuts, fruits, and sweets. Don’t forget to offer her Naivedya made with milk, rice, sugar, dry fruits, and desi ghee. You can get maximum benefits from Sharad Purnima festival 2020 by chanting the following mantras that satisfy Lord Chandra (Moon).

“Om Namo Shri Chandraya Namah, Shri Om Namo Shri Somay Namah.”

If you want to know more about how to observe fast as per suggestions from leading Indian astrologers, simply visit a popular online astrology podium and get the best advice on the spot.

Ask a certified astrologer who is proficient in Karamkanda methods and make the most out of this Sharad Purnima 2020 in the month of Ashwin.

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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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