Autumn Full Moon 2023: Sharad Purnima is considered different and special from other Purnima of the year. Sharad Purnima festival will be celebrated on October 28, 2023 this year. The moonlight is the brightest on this day compared to other days. It is believed that nectar falls from the rays of the moon on this day.
On the Sharad Purnima, the moon is full of 16 bananas, making offerings to the moon on this day brings well-being. The moonlit night of autumn full moon has not only religious but also scientific significance. Know that it is not only religious but also scientific
Religious Significance of Sharad Purnima (Religious Significance of Sharad Purnima)
Pushnami Chaushadhi: Sarva:
Somo Bhutva Rasatik:
In other words- In the Srimad Bhagavadgita Sri Krishna says about the Sharad Purnima moon that, ‘I, as the Rasayam Moon, nourish all medicines (vegetables).
According to religious beliefs, Sharad Purnima is the day when the moon with its 16 phases showers nectar on the earth. These rays are considered very beneficial for health. It is said that on the night of Sharad Purnima, Ravana used to receive rays through a mirror on his navel, through which process he received the power of regeneration.
Milk and rice pudding is consumed under the open sky on the autumn full moon night. It is believed that this kheer becomes like nectar. It prevents disease and boosts immunity. White matter is associated with Moon and Venus, so eating rice-milk milk in a silver bowl on this day also strengthens Moon and Venus in Kundali.
Names of the 16 Phases of the Moon (Chandra 16 Kal)
- Manda (thought)
- flower (beauty)
- glory (fame)
- preeti (love)
- Affirmation (health)
- Satisfaction (fulfilment of desires)
- Jyotsna (Light)
- Shree (Rs.)
- purnamrut (happiness)
- Shashani (sharp)
- Chandrika (peace)
- complete (completeness i.e. efficiency)
- organ (sustainability)
- Bhu (who has the power to enjoy the kingdom of the earth)
Scientific Significance of Sharad Purnima (Scientific Significance of Sharad Purnima)
- The moon is closest to the earth during the autumn full moon, on this day the moon’s rays contain special salts and vitamins. Moonlight removes bile, thirst and burning. This is why the moon’s rays shower health on earth. According to scientists, keeping kheer on moonlit night and eating it on this day keeps the virus at bay.
- Actually milk contains lactic acid. This material absorbs more energy from the rays and the presence of starch in rice makes this process easier. It increases energy, immunity and rejuvenating power.
- There is a scientific reason behind eating kheer in silver bowls on this day. According to research, silver utensils have anti-bacterial properties that protect food from harmful airborne bacteria.
- Autumn full moon is changing the weather to winter. In this case, eating kheer on this day is considered to mean that the cold season has arrived, so start eating hot food. By doing this, the body gets energy.
- It is said that during the autumn full moon the moon’s rays become cooler and their light shines brighter. In such a situation, if you look at the moon with open eyes for 10-15 days, the eye problem will go away. On this night, a person roams around scantily clad from 10 pm to 12 midnight to get medicine and energy.
Lunar eclipse at autumn full moon
Kojagar Puja is also performed on Sharad Purnima, this puja is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi but this time on Sharad Purnima night from 01.05 to 02.22. lunar eclipse It will have its shadow. In this situation, it would be auspicious for those who observe Kojagri fast to perform Lakshmi Puja immediately afterwards.
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