Rakhi Purnima 2024 Date

Rakhi Purnima 2024 Date

Rakhi purnima This festival is observed on the month of Sarban in the odia  Panjika was celebrated in Odishin and eastern India On 19  Monday August 2024

Rakhi purnima Gamha Purnima

The festival celebrates the bond of love between brothers and sisters. ‘Raksha Bandhan’ Shravan Purnima is also known as Jhulana Jatra. It starts from Shravan-sukla-ekadashi and comes to an end on the Gamha Purnima. The idols of both Radha-Krishna are placed on a swing on this festival. Probably it has been a regular custom in every Vaishnava temple and math dedicated to Krishna since the 15th century
Rakhi Purnima was celebrated on the holy occasion of Gamha Purnima, which is the birthday of Lord Balabhadra or Balaram, with all the rituals at Lord Jagannath Temple in the pilgrim town of Puri.
Lord Jagannath along with his siblings Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra is being worshipped as Daru-Brahma at Srimandir Puri, like normal human beings, he follows all the rules and observes festivals. And on this day, Devi Subhadra ties rakhi on the wrists of her brothers Lord Balabhadra and Lord Jagannath   On Gamha Purnima day, the birth ceremony of Lord Balabhadra is observed in Srimandir. All the six idols (Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra, Sudarshan, Bhudebi & Sridebi) on Ratnabedi are bejeweled with gold ornaments.

The term ‘Gamha’ is probably derived from the word Go-mata. According to the Harivamsa, Balaram was born from a cow named Rohini.

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