Anant Chaturdashi, according to the Hindu festivals of Ganeshotsav is the last day. It is commonly the tenth after Ganesh Chaturthi, and all the Ganesh idols are brought into communities and homes, later it is immersed in the sea or adjacent lakes and waterways. On this day, individuals travel to the sea with the idols with a lot of dancing and excitement while marching in the parades. Lord Ganesha is immersed and shown respect just to be welcomed in the next year following year with equivalent fervor. The procedure of the Ganesh Visarjan or saying farewell to the incomparable Lord is finished with as much zeal and soul, as the Ganesha Pooja is finished. But a common feeling flows in the complete community as nearly everybody’s heart is somewhat emotional on this day, as there is a nostalgic and passionate inclination about the Lord Ganesha leaving them.
In spite of the fact that this celebration is progressively famous for its vivid Ganesha submersion parades, Anant Chaturdashi is also devoted to the prayer of Lord Vishnu. The word ‘Ananta’ refers to the undying one, i.e., Vishnu – the Godhead of the Hindu Trinity.
Ananta Chaturdashi Vrat of Fast
Most ladies take vrat on this day for the prosperity of their family. A few men keep a promise to watch the Ananta Chaturthi Vrat for a long time straight so as to get the favors of Vishnu and recover lost riches. Devotees wake up early and take a bath followed by the puja procession. After the vrat, they can have milk and fruits and avoid taking salt.
On the holy day of Anant Chaturdashi, ladies keep vrat for the prosperity of their family while a few men keep a promise to watch the Ananta Chaturthi Vrat for fourteen coming a very long time straight so as to get the holy blessings of Lord Vishnu, recapture the lost riches and success. Individuals watch the vrat and tie the string hued with kumkum and turmeric having fourteen bunches, known as ‘Ananta Sutra’, on their arms, this anant string is removed following fourteen days. Ladies tie the string on their left hand and men to their right side.
The mythical story of Ananta Chaturdashi
Significance of Anant Chaturdashi has been portrayed in these ancient myths. There was a Brahmin named Sumant. He had a girl named Sushila. Sushila was married to sage Kaundinya. At some point, on their way, while moving to a different place, they halted near riverside and Kaundinya went to bath. On the bank of the waterway, a few ladies were performing worship. Sushila became inquisitive, and afterward, they revealed to Sushila that they were venerating “Anant” and it was Anant’s promise. At that point, they clarified her significance of that pledge and consequently, Ananta Chaturdashi got its name.
Benefits of praying to Lord Ganesha on Ananta Chaturdashi
- Ganpati Puja and Homam are done for prosperity, happiness, and fulfillment of all wishes
- Overcome obstacles that are met during the path of success
- Helps to get success in any and every academic field
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