Anant Chaturdashi

Anant Chaturdashi

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Anant Chaturdashi

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Anant Chaturdashi is Hindu religious observance is performed on the fourteenth day (Chaturdashi) of the bright fortnight (Shukla paksha) of Bhadrapad month of Hindu calendar. The principal deity of this observance is Lord Anant, that is Lord Vishnu while the subordinate deities are Shesh and Yamuna. This vowed religious observance is mainly performed to acquire lost opulence. It is generally of a duration of fourteen years. This vowed religious observance is begun if recommended by someone or if the thread of the anant tree is easily procured. Then it is carried forward in that family. It proves specially beneficial if the fourteenth day (chaturdashi) happens to be the full moon (pournima) day.

Anant Chaturdashi is also the last day of the Hindu festival of Ganeshotsav. It is generally the tenth or eleventh day after Ganesh Chaturthi, and all the Ganesh idols brought into homes and communities are immersed in the sea or nearby lakes and rivers. On this day, people travel to the waterfront with the idols, large and small, dancing and singing in large processions. Lord Ganesha is departed, only to be welcomed the next year with equal excitement.

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The Story Behind the Festival

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Sushila and Kaundinya

There was a Brahmin named Sumant. From his wife Diksha he had a daughter named Sushila. After the death of Diksha Sumant married Karkash, who began to give a lot of trouble to Sushila. Sushila married...
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