Janai Purnima is Upakarma, Rishitarpani and Rakshabandhan, which are celebrated every year on the day of Shravan Shukla Purnima, are being celebrated on Sunday by bathing, sage tarpana and tying ropes.
In the Satyayuga, Guru Brihaspati prepared a defense legislation and tied the mighty demons to the deities who were chased by demons. So, I will bind you.
According to Prof. Dr. Ram Chandra Gautam, Chairman of the Nepal Panchang Judging Committee and theologian, there is a Vedic tradition of tying the Rakshasutra, Rakshabandhan or Doro as ‘Yen Baddho Baliraja Danvendro Mahabal Teni Twan Pratibadhnami Rakshema Chalamachal’.
For the protection of human beings, chanting, penance and worship of Rakshabandhan, i.e. Doro Vedic mantra, is tied to the pulse of the host by the Brahmin priests.
- The day of change in Janai
Today, the string-bearer changes his Janai (sacrificial). For this, he has been shaving his hair since yesterday, eating only one meal and sitting clean. The fasting people go to ponds, lakes, lakes, rivers and ponds this morning and bathe in cow dung, ashes, dattiun and saptamatrika. It is also called auditory bath.
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After bathing, the sage is anointed with barley, sesame and kush and the new person is changed according to the Vedic Rudrabhishek method. Since eight sages including Kashyapa, Atri, Bhardwaj, Vishwamitra, Gautam, Jamadagni, Vashishta and Agastya are worshiped and offered, this day is also called Rishitarpani.
This is the importance of everyone
According to Hindu philosophy, Janai is also called Brahma Sutra, meaning the thread of knowledge. The three doras in one of the two shikhas are considered to be Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar and the dora in the other shikha is considered to be the three yogas of karma, worship and knowledge. The meaning of a word is to convey or give information. So for the person who wears it, everyone is giving information to other people.
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According to the religious scriptures, fasting is done for the purification of the mind and heart. Touching the subtle points on the body, the Brahmins perform Havan, Yajna, Mantra, etc. to wear the cotton thread reaching to the navel. This cord touches the hair follicles in the body, the outer point of the heart, the outer point of the lungs and the outer part of the navel.
- Quanti eating festival
Today, 11 kinds of nuts are soaked and sprouted and eaten. Quantitative food is believed to prevent disease in the body, cleanse the stomach and transmit heat from within by removing cold from the body during the rainy season.
- Rakhi tying day
In the Terai region of Nepal, it is celebrated on this day by sisters and brothers. There is a social belief that this increases the love relationship between sisters and brothers.
- Where does the fair take place ?
Fairs will be held in Pashupatinath and Manichud of Kathmandu, Gosainkund of Rasuwa, Kumbheshwar of Lalitpur, Panchpokhari of Sindhupalchowk, Janakpurdham of Dhanusha, Dhanush Sagar and Gangasagar, Dansadhu of Jumla and Trivenidham of Nawalparasi.