10 Must Every Indian must Know About Shri Ram Navami Festival

Shri Ram Navami Festival

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1. Dasaratha King of Ayodhya had no children.Upon Rishi ‘Rishyasringa’ advice he performed ‘Ashwamedha’ and Putrakameshti Rituals for pleasing the Gods.
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2. During this time, King of Lanka ‘Raavan’ was terrorizing the people. So,Lord Vishnu decided to Incarnate into the Three Queens wombs of Dasaratha’s as four degree of divinity to defeat Raavana.
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3. God’s Pleased by Dasaratha’s sacrifice and blessed a divine drink called “payasam” to be given to his queens Kausalya, Kaikayi, and Sumitra.In the Mean While time Kausalya gave birth to Rama.
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4. Sri Rama Navami is celebrated on the Chaitra Shukla Navami.

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5. Devotees from all over visit temples located near to Ayodhya and Rameswaram to celebrate Rama Navami.

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6. Temples are decorated with flowers and lights , special offerings are offered to Lord Rama.

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7. Most of temples celebrates Rama Navami for 9 days after Ugadi (New Year).

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8. Lord Rama is best praised as ideal son, brother, husband, friend, enemy and King redefining the human relationships.

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9. Rama Navami marks the beginning of summer time when sun is in Pisces.There are many scientific reasons behind fasting on these days.

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10. Jaggery , Ginger, Pepper and Pankam is offered as Naivedyam to god are also consumed as part of Fasting which is believed to rejuvenate our health.

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