Devotees in Haridwar take dip of faith in Ganga on Kartik Purnima

  • | Tuesday | 28th November, 2023

Haridwar: Devotees in Uttarakhands Haridwar took a holy dip in the river Ganga on the occasion of Kartik Purnima on Sunday. A large number of devotees were gathered at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar on the occasion of Kartik Purnima.The devotees took a dip of faith in the holy river and also gave offerings to the river Ganga in the form of flowers and diya (lamps). Devotees throughout the country offered prayers at various temples and ghats on the occasion of Kartik Purnima and Dev Deepawali.The full moon day or the eighth lunar month, is referred to as Kartik or Kartik Purnima. This year, Kartik Purnima fell on Monday, November 27. The festival falls on the full moon of the Hindu month of Kartika and takes place fifteen days after Diwali.agenciesWe also published the following articles recentlyGanga Snan 2023 Date: When is Ganga Snan on Kartik Purnima?Kartik Purnima is an important sacred day in Hindu religion when people visit Ganga Ghats to take a holy dip in the Ganga river. This year, Kartik Snan will be performed on November 27, 2023. Ganga Snan holds great religious and spiritual significance. It is believed that taking a holy dip in the Ganga river on this day helps cleanse the mind, body, and soul, and relieves people from their bad Karmas and sufferings. Lighting diyas near the Ganga river is considered highly meritorious. The puja rituals include offering Arghya to Lord Surya and Moon God, and lighting diyas at Ganga Ghat.Kartik Purnima 2023: Date, Time, Puja Rituals and SignificanceKartik Purnima is one of the major Hindu festivals celebrated with grandeur and is considered auspicious for worshipping Lord Vishnu and the Moon. It holds great religious significance and is observed by fasting and offering prayers to Lord Satyanarayan. Pilgrims visit holy places like Haridwar and Varanasi to take a holy dip in the Ganga river. Donations and charity are encouraged on this day. Dev Diwali and Guru Nanak Jayanti are also celebrated on Kartik Purnima. Rituals include waking up early, taking a holy bath, worshipping the moon, and reading holy books like the Bhagavad Gita.

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