Sri Rama Navami

Rama Navami

"Sri Raama Raama Raameti Rame Raame Manorame.
Sahasranaama Tattulyam Raamanaama Varaanane."

The seventh reincarnation of Lord Vishnu, Lord Rama was born on the ninth day of the Hindu month Chaitra and that is why this day is called Ram Navami. Ram Navami is one of the most important festivals of the Vaishnav sect of Hindus and in some parts of India, it is a nine-day festival known as Vasanta Navratri. Temples are decorated and the image of Lord Rama is richly adorned. The holy Ramayana is read in the temples.

At Ayodhya, the birthplace of Sri Rama, a big fair is held on this day. In South India the Sri Ramnavami Utsavam is celebrated for nine days with great fervour and devotion. His Divine LifeRama, the perfect avatar of the Supreme Protector Vishnu, is an all-time favorite among Hindu deities. The most popular symbol of chivalry and virtue, Rama the embodiment of truth, of morality, the ideal son, the ideal husband and above all, the ideal king. The heroic deeds of Rama and his exciting adventures have inspired generations of people. Importance Of Fasting On Ram NavamiA Ram devotee keep a strict fast on Ram Navami, because the Ram Navami vrata is considered to be one of the five most important vratas in the ancient times.

According to the ancient religious texts, it is imperative for every devotee to observe the Ram Navami vrat, as it is the only easy mean of gaining happiness in the material world and achieving salvation at the same time. Celebrations It is said that Rama fulfills the wishes of all those who pray to him on this day. On this day, temples are decorated and the image of Lord Ram is richly adorned. Traditional worship begins with chanting Vedic mantras dedicated to Vishnu, and offering flowers and fruit to the god. Satsangs and public gatherings are organized to commemorate the birth of Lord Ram. Excerpts from the "Ramacharitamanas", praising Lord Ram, are recited. Lord Ram's devotees, fast for nine days with fruit and milk, whilst some fast on the ninth day only.
Recipe for Panaka and Majiga Neeru which is offered as Prasad to Sri Rama.

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