Narada Munni was the messenger of God and an important Vedic sage. Millions of Hindus celebrate his birth anniversary as Narada Jayanti. It is observed in Krishna Paksha of the Vaisakh month. Sage Narada would travel through different lokas that is aakash, paatal and prithvi, communicating information and singing with instrument veena in his hand. He himself was a big devotee of Lord Vishnu and would always sing devotional songs. He is considered intellectual as well as mischievous. He depicts the present journalists.
Narada Jayanti is also known as Patrakar diwas in some parts of India because Devrishi Narada is considered to be the precursor of journalists and musicians. In Northern states, this day holds many seminars and meetings to celebrate the birthday of Narada Munni.
Narada Jayanti 2017 was on May 11 Thursday
Rituals of the Day
- Devotees should take bath in holy water and get ready for puja as early as possible.
- Idol or picture of Lord Vishnu is worshiped on this day, as Sage Narada himself was a great devotee of the God of the Universe.
- It is said the puja should be done with pure heart and mind. You can offer tulsi, flowers, insence stick, and lamp to the God, followed by aarti of Lord Vishnu.
- One should visit Kashi Vishwanath and feed the Brahmans. Feeding Brahmans on this day is considered very auspicious.
Important Timings On Narada Jayanti
|Sunrise||11-May-2017 05:51 AM|
|Sunset||11-May-2017 18:55 PM|
|Pratipada Tithi Begins||11-May-2017 03:12 AM|
|Pratipada Tithi Ends||12-May-2017 05:28 AM|
|Place : Ujjain [ India ]|
Narada Temples is located in Chigateri, which is 50 kms away from Davanagere in Karnataka and Korva, near Raichur in Karnataka. Narada Jayanti is celebrated in these temples with great joy. Devotees and tourists visit these temples from all over the world and seek blessings. Since, Naradji is considered to be the pioneer in communication he is worshipped with the purpose to be blessed with the same skills he owned. You can observe fast on this day to be a master of all learning.
Narada Jayanti festival dates between 2014 & 2024
|2014||Thursday, 15th of May|
|2015||Tuesday, 5th of May|
|2016||Sunday, 22nd of May|
|2017||Thursday, 11th of May|
|2018||Tuesday, 1st of May|
|2019||Sunday, 19th of May|
|2020||Friday, 8th of May|
|2021||Thursday, 27th of May|
|2022||Tuesday, 17th of May|
|2023||Saturday, 6th of May|
|2024||Friday, 24th of May|