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Thursday, 5 October 2017


Sharad Purnima or Kojagiri Purnima is a harvest festival celebrated on ‘Purnima’ or full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Ashwin (September–October).It’s believed that on this day the moon comes out in all the 16 different Kalas (arts). When the kalas are combined, it forms a perfect human personality. Lord Krishna and Lord Rama are believed to have all the 16 kalas.
On this auspicious day, a traditional celebration of the ‘Kaumudi’ is held as it’s believed that the full moon through its beams shower elixir of life on earth and the brightness brings joy and prosperity.According to Hinduism, it’s believed that Lord Krishna began his Raas Leela with Radha and the gopis on the night of Sharad Purnima. There are many other legends related to this day as well.
Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Indra are worshipped during Sharad Purnima and people keep a fast on this day. A night vigil is also observed as it’s believed that Maa Lakshmi visits every household at night and blesses the one who is awake. People worship the goddess by singing bhajans. every rituals have their own importance. Go for something traditional from cake delivery in Bhopal.