Rishi Panchami is celebrated on the day after Ganesh Chaturthi day in Bhadrapad month of the Lunar calendar. Hence, Rishi Panchami is also known as Bhadrapada Shukla Panchami, which usually falls in the month of August or September in the Gregorian calendar. This year, Rishi Panchami 2023 will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 20. Rishi Panchami, which is usually observed two days after Hartalika Teej, is a traditional day where devotees worship Sapta Rishi- the seven sages – Kashyapa, Atri, Bharadwaja, Vishvamitra, Gautama Maharishi, Jamadagni and Vashishtha. Rishi Panchami is not a festival but a fasting day observed by women to pay respect to the Sapta Rishis (seven sages) and to get purified from Rajaswala Dosha. As Rishi Panchami 2023 nears, here’s all you need to know about the Rishi Panchami 2023 date and the significance of the day. Happy Rishi Panchami Greetings: Wishes, Images, HD Wallpapers and WhatsApp Messages To Share on the Important Fasting Day.
Rishi Panchami 2023 Date
Rishi Panchami 2023 will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 20.
Rishi Panchami Significance
Rishi Panchami, also popular by the name Rushi Panchami, holds great significance among the Hindus. As per religious beliefs, it is said that women who observe a fast on this day can get rid of Rajaswala Dosha. On Rishi Panchami vrat, people express respect, gratitude, and remembrance of the great deeds of the ancient Rishis who devoted their lives to the welfare of society.
On the day of Rishi Panchami, devotees take a bath in holy rivers or other water bodies. Lord Ganesh, Navagraha (nine planetary gods), Saptarshis (seven Sages), and Arundathi are worshipped on this day. In some parts of Kerala, the day is also observed as Vishwakarma Puja.
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