Sharad Purnima is a significant Hindu observance also known as Kojagari Lakshmi Puja. As per the Hindu calendar, the day falls on the Hindu lunar month of Ashwin which corresponds with September or October in the Gregorian calendar. Sharad Purnima 2019 falls on October 13. The observance is also known as Kumara Purnima, Kojagiri Purnima, Navanna Purnima, or Kaumudi Purnima. While every Full Moon Day or Purnima is considered auspicious in Hindu beliefs and customs, Sharad Purnima holds greater significance. While every Full Moon Day or Purnima is considered auspicious in Hindu beliefs and customs, Sharad Purnima holds greater significance. As we celebrate the day, you can check below timings for moon sighting including moonrise time. Kojagiri Purnima 2019 Wishes in Marathi: Sharad Purnima Gujarati & Hindi WhatsApp Messages, Stickers, SMS, Quotes on Moon, GIF Greetings to Celebrate Lakshmi Puja.
It is popularly believed that Sharad Purnima is the only day in the year when the moon comes out with all sixteen Kala(s). According to Hindu scriptures, each human quality is associated with certain Kala and that the combination of sixteen different Kala(s) creates a perfect human personality. It is said that Lord Krishna was born with all sixteen Kala(s) and was the complete incarnation of Lord Vishnu. In the Brij region, Sharad Purnima is also known as Raas Purnima as Lord Krishna is believed to have performed Maha-Raas, the dance of divine love. Kojagiri Purnima 2019 Messages in Hindi: WhatsApp Stickers, GIF Image Greetings, Quotes, SMS and Wishes to Send on Sharad Purnima.
Sharad Purnima Moonrise Timings
Moonrise on Sharad Purnima Day - 05:56 pm
Purnima Tithi Begins - 12:36 am on October 13, 2019
Purnima Tithi Ends - 02:38 am on October 14, 2019
Goddess Lakshmi is also worshipped as it is believed that she was born today. Devotees pray to her for wealth and prosperity. She is said to hold power and sanctity within her. It is said that on this day, Goddess Lakshmi circles the Earth to watch the actions of humans. We wish everyone celebrating the observance a Happy Sharad Navratri!
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