Rama Navami is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of the god Rama to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya. Rama, the seventh avatar of Vishnu, is one of the oldest avatars of Lord Vishnu having a human form. Lord Rama was born on Navami Tithi during Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. So this year is celebrated as Rama Navami at each year.
Rama Navami 2016 Date:
15th April 2016, Friday
On this year Rama Navami will come on 15th April 2016. It is one of the most important Hindu festivals. Followers of Hinduism in South India normally perform Kalyanotsavam (marriage celebration) with small deities of Rama and Sita in their homes, and at the end of the day the deity is taken to a procession on the streets.
Rama Navami Puja Muhurta = 11:11 to 13:42
For the occasion, Followers of Hinduism fast or restrict themselves to a specific diet in accordance to VedaDharma. Vedic temples are decorated and readings of the Ramayana take place. Along with SriRama, people also worship Sita, Rama’s wife; Lakshmana, Rama’s brother; and Hanuman, an ardent devotee of Rama and the leader of his army in the battle against the rakshasa Ravana, the Brahmin king of Lanka.
The Kalyanam performed in the Bhadrachalam Temple, in Telangana is very famous. Sri Rama Navami is shared with Swaminarayan Jayanti, the birth of Swaminarayan, who was born in the village of Chhapaiya in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Ayodhya is birthplace of Lord Rama and Rama Navami celebrations in Ayodhya are amazing.. After taking holy dip into river Sarayu Devotees visit Rama temple to participate in birthday celebrations of Lord Rama.
Jay Shri Ram..
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