Ram/Rama Navmi

  • Rama Navami is observed as the birth anniversary of Lord Rama. It is very significant day and devotees of Lord Rama keep a day long fast and worship Him with all rituals. Lord Rama is considered the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

    At some places, mainly in North India, the day coincides with the last day of Chaitra Navratri. Many people conduct Homa on Rama Navami and conclude nine days festivities of Chaitra Navratri. Hence Navratri Puja during Chaitra month is also known as Rama Navratri.

    Rama Navami Origin | Significance
    Rama Navami is observed since the Era of Lord Rama. Hindus are celebrating Rama Navami since ages and no historic records are kept to count the exact years of the birth anniversary of Lord Rama. However, as per Vedic time keeping, Lord Rama was born about a million years ago during Treta Yuga.

    Rama Navami Deity(s)
    Lord Rama is the main deity who is worshipped during Rama Navami.

    Along with Lord Rama, the mother of Lord Rama i.e. Mata Kaushalya, the father of Lord Rama i.e. King Dasharatha, the wife of Lord Rama i.e. Devi Sita, three younger brothers of Lord Rama i.e. Bharata, Lakshmana and Shatrughna and the ardent devotee of Lord Rama i.e. Bhakta Hanuman are also worshipped on the auspicious day of Rama Navami.

    Rama Navami Date and Time
    As per Amanta as well as Purnimanta Hindu Calendar - Shukla Paksha Navami (9th day) of Chaitra (1st month)

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