New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Jyeshtha Purnima 2021 is one of the auspicious days for Hindus as on this day Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu are worshipped. Jyeshtha, which is the third month of the Hindu lunar calendar is auspicious as a lot of festivals linked to water are celebrated this month like Ganga Dussehra, Nirjala Ekadashi and more. These festivals are not just religious but also observed to create awareness of water scarcity. This year, Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat 2021 is being observed on June 24. On this day, devotees observe a day-long fast and worship both Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva to seek their blessings for a prosperous life.   

Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat 2021: Date and time

  • Purnima starting- June 24, 2021, at 02:02 am
  • Purnima ending- June 24, 2021, at 10:39 pm
  • Sunrise- 06:25 am
  • Sunset- 06:16 pm

Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat 2021: Shubh Mahurat

  • Brahma muhurat 04:48am to 05:36 am
  • Abhijit muhurat 11:57 am to 12:44 pm
  • Godhuli muhurat 06:05 pm to 06:29 pm
  • Amrit Kaal 11:26 pm to 12:52 am, June 25
  • Ravi yog 06:25 am to 07:41 am

Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat 2021: Significance

Jyeshtha Purnima is a very auspicious day. On this day, devotees worship Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva by observing fast and performing puja rituals. It is believed that having a dip in holy rivers during this time is very sacred and fruitful. As per popular beliefs, by doing so, one can get rid of their sins. Apart from this, donation also holds importance for the day. It is said that if one donates food and clothes to the needy and underprivileged then their deceased ancestors are believed to get salvation. 

Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat 2021: Puja vidhi

- Devotees take an early bath, either in the river or at home.
- Worship of Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva with faith and devotion.
- Tulsi leaves to Lord Vishnu and Bilva patra to Lord Shiva are offered along with other things.
- Some people listen to Satyanarayan katha.
- Some people observe fast and while others just take satvik food.
- Arghya to Chandra dev is offered, preferably of milk and honey. People believe that it will make their lives smoother.
- Devotees have faith that on this auspicious day Goddess Lakshmi resides on Peepal tree with Lord Vishnu. Therefore, in order to attain wealth, a pot filled with sweetened raw milk is offered to Peepal tree.
- It is treated auspicious to put a small quantity of milk in a well, to overcome obstacles.

Posted By: Sanyukta Baijal