Chaitra Purnima Vrat?
or the full moon day is one of the most auspicious and pious periods
according to the Hindu calendar. Purnima, the full moon day, appears
in every Hindu month and marks the end of the month. People maintain
strict fast in order to nullify their wrong deeds and gain good
health, happiness, and safety. Like all Purnima days, fasting
observed during the Hindu month of Chaitra is dedicated to Lord
Vishnu and it also marks the beginning of new year in most of the
Indian states. Thus welcoming Lord Vishnu at your home in the month
of Chaitra through puja and fast is known as Chaitra Purnima Vrat and
is considered very auspicious for marriage, housewarming, big
achievements and the purchase of furniture and vehicles.
Chaitra Purnima Vrat is celebrated in the South
Indian states as Pournami Vratam. This Full Moon day of Chaitra
Purnima is dedicated to Goddess Gayatri. Special Pujas are performed
with the chanting of Gayatri Mantra at the various temples and homes.
Satya Narayan Puja on Chaitra Purnima Vrat?
Satya Narayan Puja is the most common and popular
Purnima Vrat according to the Hindu Calendar. Performing of Satya
Narayan Vrat on the full moon day or Chaitra Purnima is considered
highly auspicious. It is celebrated as a thanksgiving ceremony to
Lord Vishnu, the protector of our universe. So this auspicious
Chaitra Purnima, pray to Lord Vishnu along with Goddess Lakshmi, Lord
Ganesha and Lord Shiva for a blissful life.
2017 Date and
Purnima Auspicious Time Begins = 10:22 on 10th April 2017
Purnima Auspicious Time Ends = 11:37 on 11th April 2017
Significance of Chaitra Purnima Vrat- Why do People Observe Chaitra
Observing Satya Narayan Vrat is very easy for
common people without proper Vedic knowledge. On the day of Full
Moon Day or Chaitra Poornima Vrat, people worship Lord Vishnu in
various Avatars. According to the Vedas, the change of Moon has
certain effects on the human body like some behavioral change or
change of moods. So, it is auspicious to observe Chaitra Purnima Vrat
and you will be blessed by health, prosperity, and divinity.
Full Moon or Purnima indicates prosperity. This
day is considered very auspicious for spiritual and material
activities. According to the astrologers, it is believed that if you
are born on Purnima or on the Full Moon day-
comparatively more intelligent than those born on Amavasya (Dark
night) and Half moon day.
You will remain
healthy and attractive.
You will never
run short of money.
Chaitra Purnima Puja on Chaitra Purnima Vrat:
Though there are no hard and fast rituals for
observing the Purnima fast, there are few practices which people have
been following since ancient Vedic times and it should be followed
during the Chaitra Purnima Vrat or Chaitra Purnima Fast.
Observe a partial fast during the day of
Full Moon or Chaitra Purnima Vrat. You can either eat fruits or just
drink milk, juices or water. Remember, during the Chaitra Purnima
Vrat, you are refrained from taking common salt, wheat, grains,
pulses, and rice.
Clean every nook and corner of your home.
Decorate the entrance with mango leaves.
Install an idol of Satya Narayan.
Decorate puja thali with vermilion, sandal
Offer garlands and basil leaves.
Worship Lord Ganesha along with Nine
Planets before starting of Shree Satyanarayan Puja.
Perform Maha Mrityunjaya Havan in order to
invoke Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
Watch and pray to the Full Moon on Chaitra
Now, worship Lord Vishnu and perform Shree
Satyanarayan Vrat Puja on the day of Chaitra Purnima Vrat.
Read Vishnu Sahasranama and Vishnu mantras
and shlokas on Chaitra Purnima Vrat.
Offer fruits, dry fruits, variety rice
dishes, betel leaves and porridge mixed with saffron leaves.
Serve Chaitra Purnima Prasad and break the
Narrate the stories of Lord Vishnu.
Finally, seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu.
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is considered one of the
most powerful mantras in the universe. You should chant the mantra at
a peaceful place during the Chaitra Purnima Vrat.
Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Sugandhim Pushti-Vardhanam ||
Mrityor Moksheeya Maamritat ||
The Gayatri Mantra: You
can also chant Gayatri Mantra to get useful results.
Om bhur bhuvah swah, tat
savitur varenyam |
Bhargo devasya dheemahi,
dhiyo yo nah prachodayat ||
of Chaitra Purnima Vrat:
Full Moon day of Chaitra Purnima, pray selflessly to Lord Vishnu,
Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Shiva without thinking of any benefits and
you will surely feel the powerful aura around you.
the full moon and dark moon days are believed to reduce the acid
content in our stomach thereby reducing our digestion capacity.
Therefore, not eating any food on Chaitra Purnima Vrat can help our
system function properly and also cleanse our digestive organs
thereby enhancing our physical and mental balance and strength,
controlling our anger and emotions.
Satyanarayan Puja on Chaitra Purnima brings health, wealth, peace
and prosperity to you and your family.
Vrat keeps your mind in peace and makes your body healthy, energetic
Purnima fast and stay protected from negative energy.
Moon or Chaitra Purnima helps us to forget all sorrows and to
redefine our love and relationship. On
Chaitra Purnima Vrat, you
repeat your past
bring positive changes in life” Says Ganesha
How the Combined Effect
of Prayer, Mantra, Meditation, Puja and Fast on Chaitra Purnima Vrat
Impacts Your Relationships:
Purnima is the ideal day for reestablishing Love and Relationship:
If you are still single, it’s
time to find a partner and attract love. If you have broken up with
your boyfriend/girlfriend, it’s the time to rebuild
the relationship. In
married life, you should
find new ways to stimulate
you are not satisfied with your partner.
And for the divorcee, it’s the time to rethink, analyse and make
sure you don’t repeat your mistakes.
Eventually, it is
an auspicious day to rekindle your love, romance, and relationships.
Chaitra Purnima Vrat is the day to
get Mature and Emotionally Strong in Relationship:
Ganesha says that new relationships are best created during the
waxing phase or the Full Moon period. So, if you are currently
having a bad relationship with your boss, just understand the
Meditation, Vishnu Mantras and Maha Mrityunjay Mantra
on Chaitra Purnima will attract divine grace to
your life. You
will strengthen a
relationship with people around you.
Purnima gives you
more clarity and
better insight to see
the needs of people
you a Happy Chaitra