Today’s Hindu Panchang
Date – 06 May 2022
Day – *Friday
Vikram Samvat – 2079 (Gujarat-2078)
Ayan – Uttarayan
season – summer
Month – Vaishakh
side – shukla
Tithi – Panchami till 12:32 after that Shashthi
Nakshatra – Ardra Punarvasu till 09:20 am
Yoga – Dhriti till 07:07 in the evening thereafter colic
Rahukaal – 10:58 am to 12:35 pm
Sunrise – 06:6
sunset – 19:04
Dishashul – in the west direction
Vrat Parv Details – Shrimad Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti, Shri Ramanujacharya Jayanti, Somnath Pratishtha Diwas (Saurashtra)
Special – Eating vine on Panchami causes stigma. (Brahmavaivarta Purana, Brahma Khand: 27.29-34)
Pushya Nakshatra Yoga
On Sunday, 08 May 2022, from sunrise to 02:58, there is Ravi Pushyamrit Yoga.
🙏🏻 One who chants Gurumantra with a garland of 108 pearls, with reverence, the deities of the 27 constellations are pleased with him and the main of the constellations is Pushya Nakshatra, and the lord of Pushya Nakshatra is Devguru Brihaspati. Pushya Nakshatra is the giver of prosperity, enhancer of wealth. Jupiter should be worshiped on that day. If we have not seen Jupiter, then after seeing the Sadguru, worship him and say this mantra in his mind –
Special date for chanting mantra and auspicious resolution
️ Sunday, May 08, 2022 is Sunday Saptami from sunrise to 05:01 in the evening.
Somvati Amavasya, Sunday Saptami, Mangalwari Chaturthi, Budhwari Ashtami – these four dates are said to be equal to solar eclipse.
The chanting, meditation, bathing, charity and Shradh done in these are renewable.
🙏🏻 (Shiva Purana, Vidyeshwara Samhita: Adhyay (10)
Significance of Ganga Jayanti
08 May 2022 is on Sunday, Shri Ganga Saptami (Ganga Jayanti).
Ganga Jayanti is a major festival of Hindus. Ganga ji originated on the holy day of Vaishakh Shukla Saptami, hence this holy date is celebrated as Ganga Jayanti.
On the auspicious occasion of Ganga Jayanti, bathing in Ganga ji gives sattvikta and virtuous benefits. The day of Vaishakh Shukla Saptami is celebrated with reverence and enthusiasm all over India, this date is the festival of the coming of the holy river Ganga on the earth, Ganga Jayanti. The story of the birth of Ganga is described in texts like Skanda Purana, Valmiki Ramayana etc.
In many religious concepts of India, the river Ganges is depicted as a goddess. Many holy places of pilgrimage are situated on the banks of river Ganges. The Ganges River is worshiped as the holiest river among the holy rivers of India. It is believed that bathing in the Ganges destroys all the sins of a human being. People wish to immersion their life or perform the last rites on the banks of the Ganges and after death, they consider it necessary to immerse their ashes in the Ganges to attain salvation. People offer prayers and meditate at the Ganga Ghats.
Gangajal is considered holy and it is considered necessary to have it in all the rituals. Gangajal is considered like nectar. Many festivals and festivals have a direct relation with the Ganges, it is considered important to bathe, donate and visit the Ganges during Makar Sankranti, Kumbh and Ganga Dussehra. Many famous fairs are organized on the Ganges. Ganga pilgrimage site establishes cultural unity in the whole of India, many devotional texts of Ganga ji have been written in which Sri Ganga Sahasranama stotram and Ganga Aarti are very popular.
Ganga Birth Story
The river Ganges is the center of the faith of Hindus and the importance of Ganga is described in many religious texts. There are many mythological stories associated with the river Ganges, which is helpful in defining the complete meaning of Ganga ji. According to a story, Ganga was born from the sweat droplets of Lord Vishnu’s feet. According to which Ganga was born from the kamandal of Brahmadev.
There is a belief that after liberating the world from the demon sacrifice in the form of Vamana, Brahmadev washed the feet of Lord Vishnu and filled this water in his kamandal and according to another story when Lord Shiva killed Narada Muni, Brahmadev and Lord Vishnu. When he sang a song in front of him, Lord Vishnu started sweating out due to the influence of this music, which Brahma ji filled it in his kamandal and Ganga was born from the water of this kamandal.
Significance of Ganga Jayanti
According to the scriptures, on the Saptami date of the Shukla Paksha of Baishakh month, the Ganges had reached the hair of Shiva Shankar from the heavenly world, hence this day is celebrated as Ganga Jayanti and Ganga Saptami. The day Ganga ji originated, the day Ganga Jayanti (Vaishakh Shukla Saptami) and the day Gangaji descended on the earth is known as ‘Ganga Dussehra’ (Jyestha Shukla Dashami) on this day Mother Ganga is worshipped. | On the day of Ganga Jayanti, by worshiping and bathing in the Ganges, Riddhi-siddhi, fame and respect are attained and all sins are expunged. It is believed that worshiping Ganga on this day gives special benefits to the people suffering from Manglik Dosha.
Worshiping Ganga according to the Law is very Fruitful.
According to the Puranas, the Ganges originated from the thumb of Vishnu, who had descended on earth to save the ashes of 60,000 sons of King Sagara, who were incinerated by the curse of Kapil Muni by the efforts of Bhagiratha, then King Sagara for their salvation. Descendant Bhagirath pleased Mother Ganga by doing severe penance and brought her to earth. Sagar’s 60 thousand sons could be saved only by the touch of the Ganges, that is why the other name of Ganga was Bhagirathi.