The traditional Hindu calendar’s observance of the ‘Purnima’ (full moon) in the month of Bhadrapada is known as Bhadrapada Purnima. On this auspicious day, Hindus worship Lord Satyanarayan, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu.

The sixth month of the Hindu calendar is Bhadrapada, which correlates to the Tamil month of ‘Purattaasi’ and the months of September-October in the Gregorian calendar. Bhadrapada Purnima is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm all over India, particularly in Gujarat. On this day, special events are held in Gujarat’s Ambaji temple.


Every Hindu lunar month contains one ‘Purnima’ (full moon day) and one ‘Amavasya’ (no moon day), according to the Hindu calendar. The full moon night is linked with tremendous sacred significance in Hindu mythology. Because the Bhadrapada month is dedicated to the worship of Lord Vishnu, the Bhadrapada Purnima is very important. The Pitru Paksha Shraddha begins the next day after Bhadrapada Purnima.

As indicated by the galactic computations, the Bhadrapada month determined its name attributable to the way that the eastern or northern Bhadrapad Nakshatra is framed in this month on the Purnima or full moon day. This day is likewise propitious for performing Griha Pravesh function. Bhadrapada Purnima is a holy and extraordinary celebration for Lord Vishnu supporters. On this day aficionados implore Lord Satyanarayan with commitment to look for His favors for a superior life.


On Bhadrapada Purnima Hindu fans get up right on time and finish their wake-up routines. Cleaning up in the blessed streams like Ganga, Yamuna and Narmada to give some examples, is viewed as extremely compensating on this day. It is a far and wide conviction that one who plays out the Bhadrapada Purnima Snan gets the heavenly favors of Lord Vishnu.

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In the vast majority of the families, Satyanarayan puja is hung on this day. The icon of Lord Satyanarayan is given consecrated ‘Panchamrit Snan’ (washing custom from a mixture of milk, sugar, curd, honey and ghee). Lovers likewise make contributions to Lord Satyanarayan as products of the soil.

The day of Bhadrapada Purnima is additionally befitting to perform ‘Maha Mrityunjaya Havan’. An individual who plays out this havan with most extreme commitment on this day gets independence from every one of the negativities in his/her life.


Date: 10 September 2022
Tithi: Purnima upto 15:32
Nakshatra: Shatabhisha upto 09:30
Yoga: Dhriti upto 14:55
First Karana: Bava upto 15:32
Second Karana: Baalava upto 26:20
Day: Saturday


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