Know about Anant Chaturdashi Importance & Rituals

Know about Anant Chaturdashi Importance & Rituals


On the Chaturdashi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month (Bhadon), the eternal form of Lord Vishnu is fasted and worshipped. This day is known as Anant Chaturdashi. Lord Anant is also one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. On this day, Lord Vishnu, the creator of creation devoid of beginning, middle, and end, is worshiped and men and women who observe fast and worship, tie the thread of his name in their hands. The festival is reminiscent of common brotherhood and is celebrated with the spirit of purity.


 

Story of Anant Chaturdashi

 


According to Hindu mythology and Hindu scriptures, the Pandavas lost all their wealth and splendor in the gambling game played with the Kauravas. As a result of which, he had to go to exile for twelve years. King Yudhishthira asked Lord Krishna for a way to come out of this difficult time. Lord Krishna asked King Yudhishthira to worship Lord Ananta and observe the fast as it would only bring back his lost wealth, splendor, and kingdom.


 

Important of Anant Chaturdashi

 


The day of Anant Chaturdashi is the day of worship and devotion to the creator who is devoid of beginning, middle, and end, which is infinite. On this day the eternal form of Lord Vishnu is worshipped. The fourteen knots that are tied on this day, it is believed that God is eternally present in it, their fourteen knots are considered to be symbols of the fourteen worlds, who ever ties this thread of infinity on their hand. The infinite Lord takes away all their sufferings. They get very good results.


    • The worshiper who observes the fast and worship of Anant Chaturdashi gets all material pleasures.


    • All their diseases are destroyed and they attain health.


    • The lineage grows.


    • Happiness and prosperity remain in the family.


    • There is a lot of wealth and food.


    • Children get happiness.


    • With respect and prestige comes an increase in opulence and splendor.


    • Enemies are destroyed and the seeker gets victory everywhere.


  • All the wishes are fulfilled and in the end, salvation is attained.


 

How to do Anant Chaturdashi Puja?

 


    • In parts of eastern UP and Bihar, the festival of Anant Chaturdashi is particularly associated with the infinite form of Lord Vishnu and Kshira Sagara. There are many rituals and customs associated with this festival.


    • First, the devotees take a wooden Takht on which they apply fourteen tilaks with vermilion.


    • After that 14 sweet wheat bread which is deep fried and fourteen puris (wheat bread which is deep fried) are placed on these tilaks.


    • After this, the devotees make Panchamrit, which is a symbol of Kshira Sagara.


    • A sacred thread consisting of 14 knots is tied on a cucumber to Lord Ananta and then twirled in Panchamrita five times.

    • The devotees observe a fast and then tie a sacred thread dyed with turmeric and kumkum on their arms (in the right hand of men and left hand of women) in the form of an infinite thread. After a period of 14 days, the sacred thread is removed from the hand.


Conclusion


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