Ram Navami 2020: One of the most auspicious Hindus festivals is Rama Navami 2020. People on this day worship Lord Sri Ramachandra and take blessings from god. Rama Navami is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Rama and also the day where god Rama and goddess Sita returned to the kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of Vanavas.
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Sri Rama Navami 2020 Date, History, Puja Timings, Rituals & Importance of Chaitra Masa Sukla Paksha Navami 2020
Here, in this article devotees of Lord Vishnu and Lord Rama will come to know the exact date of Ram Navami in 2020 and the importance of the festival. Apart from the details like when is Rama Navami in 2020, you can also get to know what is the 2020 Ram Navami Puja Muhurat Timings, Why we celebrate Chaitra Shukla Paksha Navami 2020, when is the Ram Navami celebration start at Bhadrachalam, and also about Sri Ram Navami Vrat and Rituals.
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- What is Sri Ram Navami?
- When is Ram Navami in 2020?
- What is the Auspicious Rama Navami Puja Muhurat Timing?
- Why do we celebrate Sri Rama Navami?
- How to do Ram Navami Puja at Home?
- What to do on Rama Navami?
- When is Ram Navami in Bhadrachalam?
- What is the History of Rama Navami?
1. What is Sri Ram Navami?
Rama Navami is the biggest festival for Hindu religions, which is dedicated to Lord Rama. Ram Navami is also known as Chaitra Shukla Paksha Navami, celebrated on the ninth and last day of Chaitra Navratri in the month of March/April according to Hindhu Calendar. This festival marks the celebration of Lord Rama’s birth anniversary. Also, this holy 9th day of Navratri is devoted to one of Lord Vishnu’s avatars, Lord Rama according to Hindu Mythology.
2. When is Ram Navami in 2020?
This year, Sri Rama Navami falls on April 2nd, 2020 (Thursday), four days before the Mahavir Jayanti, which is the important festival of the Jain community.
3. When is the Rama Navami Puja Muhurat Timings?
People will celebrate Ram Navami on 2nd April 2020. As per the Drikpanchang, the auspicious time for doing puja during Rama Navami festival are as follows:
- Navami Tithi Begins – 03:40 AM on Apr 02, 2020
- Navami Tithi Ends – 02:43 AM on Apr 03, 2020
- Rama Navami Madhyahna Moment – 12:10 PM
- Rama Navami Madhyahna Muhurat – 10:56 AM to 01:24 PM
- Duration – 02 Hours 28 Mins
- Sita Navami on Saturday, May 2, 2020
4. Why do we celebrate Sri Rama Navami?
Sri Ram Navami 2020 is celebrated to honor the birth of Lord Sri Ramachandra. His birth to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya. He was born during Treta Yuga out of four cyclic Yugas explained in religious books.
2020 Rama Navami is a great festival for all the people of the Hindu religion, especially in South India. Lord Rama is the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu and people believe worshipping Lord Sri Ramachandra on this day symbolizes the removal of bad powers and entrance of divine power on the earth.
5. How to do Ram Navami Puja at Home?
Devotees wake up early in the morning and make the home and Puja Gadhi keep clean and decorated for Rama Navami Puja. After finishing the cleaning of Puja, they took bath and start preparations for Lord Rama Pooja. On this very special day, deities keep a day-long fast, starts in the morning and extends till the next morning. Some devotees restrict themselves to consume food and water, whereas some devotees observe a milder form of fasting by consuming water and fruits.
By keeping Ram Navami Vrat, devotees perform puja at home during the auspicious Navami Puja Muhurat. In Puja, they worship Lord Rama by listening or narrating the epic Ramayana or Nama Ramayanam, performing the ceremonial wedding of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita and some conduct the Rama Navami procession. After completing the Rama Navami Puja at Home, deities visit their nearby Lord Rama Temple to be a part of the Sitarama Kalyana Mahotsavam.
6. What to do on Rama Navami?
Sri Rama Navami is a major Hindu festival and is generally celebrated with great devotion. It is highly popular among Vaishnavites. Its celebration includes:
- The narration of Ramayan takes place on Ram Navami
- People tell Ramaraksha Stotra
- Kirtans and bhajans are organized at Pandals.
- Organizes Sitarama Kalyana Mahotsavam in every pandals and temple.
- An idol of Shree Ram gets ready with beautiful ornaments and embellishments
- The idol of Lord Ram is swung in the cradle.
7. When is Ram Navami in Bhadrachalam?
Sri Rama Navami auspicious time starts from 03:40 AM on 2nd Apr 2020, and Navami Tithi ends at 02:43 AM on 3rd Apr 2020. So, Puja Muhurat of Rama Navami in Bhadrachalam, Telangana is as follows: 10:56 AM to 01:24 PM. The Rama Navami Madhyahna Moment is at 12:10 PM. Pandits in Bhadrachalam Temples will start Sitarama Kalyana Mahotsavam right from the morning at 10:56 AM and the duration of Sitarama Kalyana Mahotsavam will take around 02 Hours 28 Mins. Devotees can see Bhadrachalam Sri Rama Navami Brahmotsavams and Sitarama Kalyana Mahotsavam Live with the help of a live telecast program in various bhakti and News TV Channels.
8. What is the History of Rama Navami?
Ram Navami was one of the five major holy festivals celebrated by all lower and higher castes Hindu religions. The holy festival of Rama Navami 2020 is to be celebrated in ‘Shukla Paksha’ or the waxing moon phase on the 9th day of Chaitra month.
The history of Sri Rama Navami is Lord Rama’s birthday was marked on this day and the king of Ayodhya, Dasharatha and his wife Kausalya are the parents to Lord Rama. Dashratha had three wives named Kausalya, Sumitra, and Kaikeyi. He had no children to take up his emperor in the future and he was very sorry for the people of Ayodhya. One day he was suggested by the great Rishi named Vasistha to do the Puthra Kamesti Yagna to achieve his dream for a child. After completion of Yagna, he gave a kheer to his three wives to get conceived.
On the 9th day of Chaitra month at noon, Kausalya gave birth to Lord Sri Ramachandra, Kaikeyi to Bharata and Sumitra to twin boys named Lakshmana and Shatrughna. Kausalya’s son Rama was the 7th avatar of the Lord Vishnu who took birth to come to the Earth to finish Adharma and maintain the Dharma. Lord Rama had protected his devotees from the attack of Ravana. So, people believe worshipping Lord Rama and Goddess Sita on this prosperous last day of Navratri gets relief from past life karmas.
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