As per the Hindu calendar, Kartik is the eighth lunar month. On this auspicious day, the moon appears full in the sky. It’s considered the auspicious month among all lunar months. Many people wake up early in the morning and take a dip in the holy river Ganga. Taking a dip in Holy River is considered very auspicious.
How it’s celebrated:
A number of Bhajan, Katha, and programme are organized on this day. Pushkar fair is held on this day in the memory of Lord Brahma. Lord Vishnu and Goddess Tulsi are worshipping in the evening. People who take fast on this day keep chanting mantra, bhajan and Kirtan on this day.
Why It’s celebrated:
Taking a dip on this auspicious day is considered as same as taking a bath in the Holy River Ganga 1000 times. On this day, many people take fast while some people invite Brahmin in order to offer dakshina.
Offering Dakshina to Brahmin helps to bring good fortune to the devotees’ life. People also visit temple to get blessed by God on this day.
Muhurat of Kartik Poornima :
Kartik Purnima 2017:
Kartik Purnima 2017 date is at 4th November 2017, Day: Saturday.
Kartik Purnima 2016:
On this auspicious day, Purnima Tithi will Begin at 23:17 on November 13, 2016
till November 14, 2016 at 19:22.
Items to Perform Kartik Poornima :
Performing Kartik Poornima Pooja is considered very auspicious and that’s why we are going to mention here the list of items you need to have to go along with this Pooja.
Take a look Haldi, Ganga Jal, Janev Joda, Kalash/ Finial, Kalawa, Kapur, Red Holy Powder, Leaf of Tulsi, Lord Ganesh & Godess lakhshmi Idol, Lord Vishnu Idol, Malpuwa, Doodh, Mishree, Nariyal, 5 Types of Fruits, Aarti Thali, Agarbatti/Incense Sticks, AkshataAshtagandha/Scented Orange Powderm, Scent, Kele Ke Patte, Coins, Decorative Cloth, Dhoop Batti, Flowers/ Phool,Ghanta/ Bell, Gud/ Jaggery, 5 types of dry fruits, Panchamrat, Panchapatra, Rangoli Colors, Aarti, Sandal Wood Powder, Aasan, Shankha, Supari, Piper Betle, Tilli Laddo, Tulsi Plant, Tulsi Vivah Katha Book etc.