Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Sri Rama Navami 2019 - April 13, 2019 (as per Smarta Tradition) - In Some Parts on April 14 - When is Shri Ram Navami in 2019? Date 13-4-19

Sri Ram Navami is celebrated on April 13, 2019 (Saturday). Shri Ram took birth at noon on 'Shukla paksha' Navami, (ninth day from Amavasya) in the Chaitra month.

In 2019, Navami Tithi starts at around 8.41 am on April 13th morning and ends at around 6.26 am on April 14th morning

In Sringeri (Karnataka), Tamil Nadu and other parts of India as per Smarta Brahmins tradition, Sri Rama Navami is celebrated on April 13th (Saturday). As per Union Government of India, Sri Ram Navami restricted Holiday is on April 13th

While in some other parts of the country like in Tirupati, BAPS Swami Narayan Tradition in Gujarat, Sri Rama Navami is celebrated on April 14, 2019 (Sunday)

Lord Vishnu took avatar as Lord Ram to uphold dharma and destroy Ravan. Sri Rama Navami marks the end of nine-day Chaitra-Navratri celebrations.

'Ratha Yatra' (Chariot Procession) will be held at many places. 'Sree Sitarama Kalyana Mahotsav' is also held in many places. 

Sri Ram Navami Celebration:

At many places, statues or images of Lord Ram will be placed in cradles and swung with devotion using flower ropes.

Akhand Paath Pravachanam i.e., continuous recitals of Ramayana, will begin days in advance. Singing of bhajan, devotional keertans will be held at many places.

At temples special homams, abhishekam, puja, aarti will be done amidst the chanting of Vedic mantras. Special flowers and fruits are offered to Lord Ram.

Lakhs of devotees will throng the temple to have the darshan of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. Utsav Murthi of Lord Rama will bless devotees in the mada veethis of Temple.

Next Year Sri Rama Navami: 
- In 2020, Sri Ram Navami is on April 2, 2020 (Thursday)

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