Amavasya is a Sanskrit word which implies the “dark moon” Amavasya which falls in the Bhadrapada month (August to September) is seen as Bhadrapada Amavasya in Hindu calendar. The sacred day is celebrated in different areas of India. The day is seen as Avani Amavasya in the region of Tamil Nadu. For the Marwari people group, the day holds high significance and is praised as Bhadi Amavasya or Bhado Amavasya.
Significance of Bhadrapada Amavasya
In Hindu religion, the people have faith that by revering on the eve of Bhadrapada Amavasya, devotees get free from their past sins and all kind of malicious sentiments. It causes the people to begin again on a spiritual level and optimistic note. Devotees also take fast on the day of Bhadrapada Amavasya to bring harmony in their home. There are many devotees who also visit the holy Ganga river to appeal to God for the harmony and tranquility of the spirits of their ancestors, friends, and family. A Puja is performed by certain enthusiasts at their own place or temple for appealing to God for the harmony to the spirits of the ancestors. All the negative energies end on this blessed day.
Bhadrapada Amavasya is a notable celebration in the memory of Rani Sati. In Jhunjhunu, a region of Rajasthan, a large fair is organized every year for honoring god Rani Sati who is prayed as an image of courage as she has indicated much commitment to sacrificing herself on a pyre when her husband Lord Shiva’s was disrespected. A temple is additionally there on her name where devotees pray to god and observe Bhadrapada Amavasya.
Importance of Bhadrapada Amavasya
New moon comes every month but Bhadrapad Amavasya has its very own unique importance. The new moon comes after the long stretch of Bhadrapad likewise has its very own claim to fame. For religious traditions, ‘Kush’ can be gathered on Bhadrapad Amavasya. It is likewise trusted that if the grass-Kush results in religious activities, Shraddha karma and so forth are gathered on this day, it is implied idealistically as a productive year. The Bhadrapad Amavasya is celebrated on Monday, at that point, this ‘Kush’ can be utilized for a long time of 12 years. It is additionally called the Kushgrahini Amavasya, it is an auspicious day, enthusiasts gather in the Kush-grass. In the ancient texts, it has additionally been called Kushtapatini Amavasya and there are ten sorts of Kushas in the sacred texts.
Another name of Bhadrapad Amavasya
Bhadrapada Amavasya is also known by the name of Pithori Amavasya. On this day, Goddess Durga is prayed. According to antiquated convictions, Maa Parvati told the significance of Pithori Amavasya Vrat to Indrani on this day. Thus, married women venerate Goddess Durga and keep fast in order to get an ideal spouse or for the great wellbeing and life of their children.
Mythical scriptures: To Goddess Indrani, Maa Parvati once unveiled the importance of Amavasya Vrat (Fasting) on this holiest day of Bhadrapada Amavasya. In this manner, married women revere Goddess Durga and observe a sacred vrat to get favored with a child or for their long and healthy life.
Askganesha has a team of learned Purohits and astrologers who can perform Maa Durga Puja during the occasion of Bhadrapada Amavasya.Bhadrapada Amavasya: Praying to God for Harmony by AskGanesha Astrologer