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Janki Navami/ Sita Navami 2024: Significance, Time and Date

By May 11, 2024No Comments
Sita Navami 2024

As the auspicious day of Sita Navami 2024 is approaching, we are here to tell you the details and the story of the Sita Navami. You will learn the Pooja Vidhi, and there are some remedies that will help you with your struggle. Let’s not wait any longer and continue to learn all the details about Sita Navami.


Sita Navami 2024: Date and Time

  • Sita Navami Tithi Begins

Sita Navami 2024 Date / Tithi will begin on 15 May 2024 at 08:52 PM (Wednesday)

  • Sita Navami Tithi Ends

The Tithi will end on 16 May 2024 at 11:18 PM (Thursday)

  • Sita Navami Pooja Muhurat: 16 May 2024 from 11.04 AM to 1:43 PM (Thursday)

What is Sita Navami?

Sita Navami marks the day as Sita birthday date or anniversary of Maa Sita, the wife of Lord Rama. The festival is also known as Sita Jayanti, Janki Jayanti and Janki Navami. It is celebrated on the Sukla Paksha, Navami tithi in the Hindu calendar. Sita Ji was born in Pushya Nakshatra and is known as Sita Nakshatra.

Do you know that observing the Sita Navami ceremonies with sincerity and dedication would bring the blessing of good health, wealth, and happiness? Yes, that is right, and women will receive the blessings of motherhood.

Also Read: Jyeshtha Purnima 2024: Know the Time, Date, and Significance 

Sita Navami 2024: Story and Significance

We learnt about what Sita Navami is, and you must be curious about the story of this day. Let’s move forward to learn it. 

1. Sita Navami Story

The mythology says the King of Mithila, King Janak, was cultivating the field, and he found a baby girl inside a container. He took that girl with him, named her Janki, and raised her as his daughter. The birth of Sita became a special event in history. 

When Devi Sita grew up, King Janak organised a swayamvar for her, and the condition was that whichever King could break the bow of Lord Shiva would be married to Goddess Sita. 

There the event took place where Lord Rama broke the Bow of Lord Shiva and became the perfect man to marry Goddess Sita. 

2. Sita Navami Significance 

Sita Navami holds a very special place in the Hindu religion. It is believed that Goddess Sita is the roop of Goddess Laxmi. Sita was the daughter of King Janak and was called Janki. Sita Devi was married to Lord Ram. 

This day is special for married women as they keep fast on this day with sincerity to seek the blessings of Goddess Sita to make their husbands’ lives long and their marriages happy. 

Sita Navami 2024: Pooja Vidhi, Rituals and Remedies

Till now, we have understood the Story and Significance of this day. From here, we will continue to learn about the Pooja Vidhi, Rituals and Remedies of Sita Navami. 

1. Sita Navami 2024: Pooja Vidhi

  • Wake up early in the morning and take a shower.
  • Clean the temple and sprinkle (sudhhi) Ganga Jal.
  • Place the idols of Lord Ram, Goddess Sita, Hanuman and Lakshman on a clean cloth and offer fresh flower Garlands to them. 
  • Offer fresh flowers and decorate the Worship place. 
  • Offer 16 sringaar to Sita Mata.
  • Offer Pooja Samagri and start performing Aarti by lighting the ghee lamp.
  • After the pooja, offer fruits, sweets and satvik food to the Gods. 
  • In the end, distribute the prasad and pray to God for a happy and peaceful life. 

2. Sita Navami 2024: Ritual

  • People worship the idols of Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman.
  • The place of worship is decorated with fresh flowers and garlands.
  • Fruits, barley and rice are offered to the Gods during the Pooja. 
  • People also prepare the Satvik food for the Gods and offer it to them during the pooja, which they later eat as a Prasad. 
  • The fast should be broken (Parana) with the sip of the water the next morning, and before the Parana, listening to or reciting the Sita Navami Vrat Katha is very auspicious.

3. Sita Navami 2024: Remedies

  • Do the pooja with complete Vidhi- Vidhan. 
  • Recite Goddess Sita Vrat katha. 
  • It is believed that when you visit Ram Mandir, you should take Hanuman’s idol Sindoor and offer it to Mata Sita for the manifestation of your desires. 
  • Offer yellow colour cloth to Lord Ram and Goddess Sita. 
  • Put an Orange flag specifically for the Lord Ram in your house to remove negativity. 

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Do’s and Don’t of Sita Navami 2024

We have learnt about the Rituals and Remedies of Sita Navami. Now, we will understand the Do’s and Don’t. 

1. Do’s

  • Married women should pray to Goddess Sita and Keep Fast.
  • Read Sita Navami Vrat Katha
  • Planting the Parijat Plant in the house is auspicious and brings happiness. 

2. Don’t

  • Don’t disrespect any monkey or other animals.
  • Don’t consume alcohol.
  • Avoid negative thoughts. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Where is sita born?

At present, Sita ji birth place is in Sitamarhi district, Bihar, India.

2. What is the goddess sita zodiac sign?

Goddess Sita Devi horoscope or the zodiac sign of Goddess Sita is Aquarius.

3. Why did Ravana never touch Sita ji?

Ravana was cursed after a situation where it was mentioned if he ever touched a woman without her consent, his head would explode into a thousand pieces.

4. What is special about Sita Navami?

The Sita Navami 2024 is celebrated as the Birth Anniversary of Goddess Sita.

5. What are the other names of Sita Navami?

The other names of Sita Navami are Sita Jayanti, Janki Jayanti and Janki Navami.

6. When was sita born?

It is believed that the Goddess Sita was born on Tuesday in Pushya Nakshatra.

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