Valmiki Jayanti is an annual festival especially celebrated by the people of Valmiki religion Valmiki was a great man who is considered the author of the Indian epic Ramayana and Valmiki Ji is worshiped as a god by the members of the Balmiki sect. This day is also celebrated as Pargat Day. This year Valmiki Jayanti will be celebrated on 31 October 2020. Through this article, you will be made aware of some important facts related to Valmiki Jayanti.
Valmiki was the first poet of India who underwent a rigorous penance. Valmiki was born as Agni Sharma, the preacher of Bhrigu gotra who was a Brahmin. Once he met the great sage Narada and with this, he gave a discourse and, inspired by the words of Narada Ji, he started doing penance and chanted the word “Maara” which meant dying.
He chanted the word for many years and later the word was transformed into Ram. At that time, huge anthills were built around Agni Sharma and as a result, he got the name Valmiki.
Once Valmiki went to bathe in the Ganges river, where he saw many birds who saw a very beautiful smile on his face, but suddenly the male bird of those birds got an arrow and the bird died on the spot, this pathetic sight Valmiki Ji’s heart melted and to see who shot the innocent bird, he looked around and his eyes were on the hunter who had a bow and arrow in his hand, then Valmiki Ji could not stop himself after seeing the hunter and a shloka came out of his mouth in anger which is like this.
मा निषाद प्रतिष्ठां त्वमगमः शाश्वतीः समाः।यत्क्रौञ्चमिथुनादेकमवधीः काममोहितम्॥’
You will find no rest for the long years of EternityFor you killed a bird in love and unsuspecting.
Emerging from Valmiki’s anger and sorrow, it is considered to be the first verse in spontaneous Sanskrit literature. Later, with the blessings of Lord Brahma, Valmiki composed the entire Ramayana comprising 24,000 verses and 7 cantos, the verse which originated from his wrath is revered as the first verse in Hindu literature. Valmiki is worshiped as the first poet of India.
Valmiki Jayanti 2020 Date & Time
●Valmiki Jayanti Date: Saturday, 31 October 2020.
●Purnima Tithi Begins – 05:45 PM on 30 October 2020.
●Purnima Tithi Ends – 08:18 PM on 31 October 2020.
How to celebrate
On this day, the poet worships verses from the Ramayana in the Valmiki temples of the country. One of the most famous temples dedicated to the sage is in Thiruvanamiur in Chennai. It is believed that the temple, which is 1,300 years old, was the place where Valmiki rested after writing the Ramayana. It is believed that when people took the question of his’ purity ‘, Rama banished Sita and gave him shelter.
Especially this festival is celebrated with great pomp every year and especially on this day the followers of Valmiki sect take out a procession to remember Valmiki God but let us tell you this year it is not possible because this year due to coronavirus All ceremonies are banned but do not get discouraged, you can also worship the Lord Valmiki at home and celebrate Valmiki Jayanti.
1. Lord Valmiki’s life teaches us that we are not born good or evil, it’s our deeds that determine our greatness. Happy Valmiki Jayanti!
2. Daya ka sagar, Gyan ke strotra aur Ramayan ke srijankarta Maharishi Valmiki ki jayanti par aapko shubhkamnayein
3. Life is all about Karma and without Dharma, there is no importance of Karma….Always follow your Dharma when you perform your Karma for a blessed life…. Happy Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti to you.
4. All those who walk the path of Dharma, never go wrong in their Karma. They earn the blessings of Shri Ram and live a happy life
5. Warm wishes on the birth anniversary of the composer of the 1st Shloka of Sanskrit. Happy Valmiki Jayanti 2020!
6. Ramayan ke rachaita ko pranam,Sanskrit ke adi-kavi ko pranam, Valmiki Jayanti ki shubhkamnaye!
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