Vishwakarma Puja: Birth Anniversary of The Divine Architect

Vishwakarma Puja celebrates the birth anniversary of Hindu god of architect Vishwakarma. It is performed every year on Kanya Sankranti. This Puja is also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti and Vishwakarma day. It is also celebrated a day after Diwali, along with Govardhan Puja. Vishwakarma Jayanti is of great significance among architects and builders as Lord Vishwakarma is famed as the Lord of the Architecture among his Hindu followers. He is considered to be the architect, divine engineer of universe from before the advent of time.

Vishwakarma Puja Date

2018: Monday, 17 September
2019: Tuesday, 17 September
2020: Wednesday, 16 September
2021: Friday, 17 September
2022: Saturday, 17 September

Vishwakarma

Time and Shubh Muhurat of Vishwakarma Puja:

According to an established belief, the auspicious time of worshiping Lord Vishwakarma Shubh Muhurat (auspicious puja time) is basically decided and dependent on the basis of the transit of the sun. The reason behind this is that all the festivals celebrated in India are determined according to the lunar calendar, while the date of Vishwakarma worship is done by examining/ looking at the sun.

About Lord Vishwakarma

According to a legend, Lord Vishnu appeared in the ocean at the beginning of the creation of the world. Lord Brahma was visible from the navel lotus of Vishnu. Then Dharma is appeared as son of Lord Brahma.  Dharma had seven sons; his seventh son was named 'Vastu', who was full of art of craftsmanship. After the marriage of Vastu, they had a son named Vishwakarma, who became a unique master of architecture.

Vishwakarma is the presiding deity of all craftsmen and architects. He is also an originator of numerous historical cities and inventor of many useful weapons. Vishwakarma is considered as swayambhu and creator of the world. He constructed the holy city of Dwarka where Krishna ruled, the Maya Sabha of the Pandavas, and was the creator of many fabulous weapons for the gods. He is also the architect of the mythical city Lanka and is also said to have made the great image of Jagannatha at Puri. He is called the divine carpenter, is mentioned in the Rig Veda, and is credited with Sthapatya Veda, the science of mechanics and architecture.

Vishwakarma Puja Mantra

While performing the Vishwakarma Puja with suitable puja rituals, an Aarti is chanted along with mantras especially,

‘Om Aadhaar Shaktapey Namaha’

‘Om Kumayi Namaha’

‘Om Anantam Namaha’

‘Prithviyayi Namaha’

Significance of Vishwakarma Puja

- Hindu ancient texts depict that He was born out while churning ocean/sea during the Samudra Manthan. Therefore, worshipping this valued Godhead is deemed to be very opportune for professionals including workers, builders, constructors and architectures in machinery factories, industries, and other mechanic workshops.

- Lord bestows his followers with immense talent and professionalism and blesses them with utter skills and virtuosity to gain craftsmanship.

- Well-known as the surpassing carpenter, Vishwakarma God was extremely trained to do tasks related to carpeting, He is a great example for the enthusiast who involve themselves in these magnificent works and want to accomplish their profession by great effort and courage.

- People who all are involved in engineering, craftsmen and technical department also venerate Lord Vishwakarma along with machines and tools, they use.

Vishwakarma Puja or Vishwakarma Jayanti is greatly admired among the fervent devotees across the country and more enthusiastically in the Indian states of Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, , Madhya Pradesh Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Karnataka, Assam, West Bengal, and Tripura.

Leave Your Comment


Ads

Upcoming Festivals

Karwachauth

Karwachauth

In the Hindu Sanatan Dharma, Karwachauth is considered as an important festival for married women (s...


More Mantra × -
00:00 00:00