Sri Ramachandran's birthday is celebrated by Hindus as Rama Navami. Legend says that on this day, Lord Rama married Goddess Sita years after his birth. Lord Rama is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. This festival is also known as Chaitranavami and Vasanthotsavam
It is a well-known fact that Rama Navami is the birth date of Lord Rama in Ayodhya, the son of Dasaratha and Kausalya. According to the Hindu calendar, Shri Ram Navami is celebrated on the ninth day of the month of Chaitra on the Shukla side.
This time there are nine long days of celebrations. On these nine days, certain rituals such as poojas and archanas are performed with various mantras, temples, and surroundings are decorated in a very colorful way and idols of Lord Rama are made and worshiped.
Rama Navami is one of the five main holy festivals celebrated by all Hindus. As this day marks the birthday of Lord Rama, devotees read books like Ramayana and Srimad Bhagavatam on this day. The remembrance of the wedding ceremony of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita is performed in the houses using small idols of Lord Rama and Sita. Devotees consider Rama Navami day as the holy day and thus it is best to worship Lord Rama on this day.
It is a well-known fact that Rama Navami is the birth date of Lord Rama in Ayodhya, the son of Dasaratha and Kausalya. It is customary to fast on these nine days or on the first and last days to get the full blessings of the festival.
It is believed that children will have a better future through this fast. During these days performing Surya Namaskara has great importance to make the mind and body positive. It should be done early in the morning.
Also, on these days it is best to meditate on Rama, Lakshmana, Sita, and Hanuman and read the Ramayana as well as other scriptures.
On these days prayers should be performed with fasting. As in some places, this day is also considered as the wedding day of Lord Rama and Sita, it is considered good to get married on this day as well as it is considered auspicious for husbands and wives to pray and fast on this day.
Everything about Lord Sri Rama
Rama is one of the most important Hindu deities. Rama’s myth is popular in South Asia and East Asia. Raman was the first son of Dasaratha, the king of Ayodhya, who was born to Kausalya, the queen. In Hinduism, Rama is considered a man of manners. Lord Rama is also considered as the God of goodness. His wife is Sita Devi, the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi. Sita is considered to be the best woman. Rama's brothers were Bharathan, Lakshmana, and Shatrughan.
Ramacharitha and the life of Rama are examples of Dharma. Rama was a good and perfect man. Kaikei demanded that his son Bharathan become king and for that Rama should go into exile for fourteen years, in anticipation of Dasaratha's vow. His wife Sita and brother Lakshmana went with Rama for fourteen years in exile as they could not separate from him.
During his exile, the demon king Lankeshwaran Ravana abducted Sita. After a long and arduous search, Hanuman discovers that Sita is in Lanka. At the end of the fierce battle, Ravana was killed and Sita was rescued.
After his exile, Rama returned to Ayodhya, and he was crowned king of Ayodhya. Thus, Rama became the emperor of the land, and the next eleven thousand years were known as the Kingdom of Rama, it was considered the age of happiness, peace, prosperity, and justice. Raman gave the exemplary kingdom of Rama to the world, and finally gave the kingdom to his sons Lava-Kushan and descended into the river Sarayu and ascended to heaven.
Lord Rama has a special place in the minds of the believers. Devotees who do not worship Lord Rama are rare. Ramanavami is a holy day when devotees worship Lord Rama with the recitation of Ramayana and chanting of sacred mantras.
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