Magh Purnima 2021: Thousands of devotees are reaching Uttarakhand, Haridwar for bathing Ganga for Magh Purnima bath. Let me tell you, the devotees reached in large numbers by late night. Let’s know about Magha Purnima. What is the importance and auspicious time.
What is the significance of Magha Purnima
Purnima Tithi has special significance in Hinduism. It is said that by bathing in the holy rivers, donating and meditating on this day, you will receive virtuous fruits. Although there are 12 full moon dates in the year, in which there is full moonrise but the full moon of Magh month has its own significance. The full moon of Magh month is also known as Magh Purnima. On this day, people bathe in the holy rivers and mainly the Ganges River. Also, Lord Vishnu is worshiped on this day. Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevaya Mantra should be chanted.
Uttarakhand: People take holy dip on the occasion of ‘Magh Purnima’ in Haridwar pic.twitter.com/jddGlgMI0V
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When does Magh Purnima come
According to Hindu belief, Purnima Tithi is considered very auspicious. Purnima Tithi is the last date of the Shukla Paksha of every month and the new month starts from that date. This year, the date of Magh Purnima has been set today. It is said that on the day of Maghi Purnima or Magha Purnima, the moon rises with its full arts.
Auspicious time for Magha Purnima
Worshiping God and meditating on the auspicious time of Magha Purnima is considered to be the best. The auspicious time of Magha Purnima this year is as follows-
Full Moon Date Start- On 26 February 2021 (Friday) from 03:49 in the afternoon.
Full moon date ends – 27 February 2021 (Saturday) in the afternoon 01 to 46 minutes.
Why is bathing in holy rivers considered auspicious?
On the day of Magha Purnima, bathing in the holy river like Ganges and performing charity, one attains salvation. For this reason, bathing in pilgrimage places like Kashi, Prayagraj and Haridwar on Magh Purnima has been told. According to Hindu belief, Lord Vishnu is mainly pleased with those who bathe on Magh Purnima and give them good fortune and wealth and salvation.