Vishwakarma Puja 2021 | Famous Hindu Festival
In Hinduism, the Vishwakarma Puja is a major festival as he is considered the architect of the gods. On this day people worship the deity Vishwakarma and clean their tools, worship them, and also distribute prasad. According to Hindu beliefs, Lord Vishwakarma has created the universe and considered the first architect of the world. On this day, people worship Lord Vishwakarma by keeping their institutions, factories, and instruments in one place. According to the mythology, Lord Vishwakarma created everything in the world, the main of these, Swarga Loka, Gold Lanka, and Dwarka, etc. were all built by Lord Vishwakarma.
It is believed that you do not have to face any kind of accident by worshiping your machines, vehicles on the day of Vishwakarma Puja, it is believed that Lord Vishwakarma himself protects you. Also, it is believed that on the day of Vishwakarma Puja, they do not spoil quickly by worshiping machines and tools, the grace of Lord Vishwakarma remains on it. Therefore, on the day of worship of Lord Vishwakarma, machines engaged in factories, offices, and industries are worshiped.
Importance of Vishwakarma Puja:-
Vishwakarma puja is especially for people associated with arts, crafts, and trade. The worship of Lord Vishwakarma, the engineer of the time of the Gods and Goddesses, increases the business of the people. People should worship on this day for happiness and prosperity in life, they will definitely get benefits.
It is believed that the cleanliness and worship of tools and machines on Vishwakarma Jayanti brings blessings of God. Machines do not malfunction and do not cheat at work time. In the states of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Karnataka etc. the birth anniversary of Lord Vishwakarma is celebrated with great pomp. In many places, the idol of God Vishwakarma is also immersed after worship.
When is Vishwakarma Puja 2021:-
On the occasion of this festival, we have seen a big Puja in all the industries, and working places in India. According to the Hindu Panchang, Vishwakarma puja is falling on 17th September 2021.
How Lord Vishwakarma originated:-
According to a legend, at the beginning of the creation, the first ‘Narayana’, ie, Lord Vishnu appeared on Shesshaya in Lord Sagar. Chaturmukh Brahma was visible from his navel-lotus. The sons of Brahma were ‘Dharma’ and the sons of Dharma were ‘Vastudev’. It is said that ‘Vastu’, born of a woman called ‘object’ of religion, was the seventh son, who was the original promoter of craftsmanship. Vishwakarma was born to his wife called ‘Angirasi’ of the same Vastudeva. He also became a master in architecture same as his father.
Vishwakarma Puja Vidhi:-
On this day, wake up early and take bath, then wear nit & clean clothes. After this, place Lord Vishwakarma idol or photo at worship place to do Vishwakarma Puja. After this, garland the statue of God. After this, light lamps and incense sticks, then worship your tools. Offer prasad to Lord Vishwakarma and then take flowers and Akshat in hand and do meditate to Lord Vishwakarma. Now leave the flower in the water and sprinkle the Akshata around the place and over the machinery and tools. Tie Molly or Kalawa in hand. Make an Ashtadal Lotus on clean land and pour water on it.
After this, put Panchapallava (a collection of Mango, Paaker, Gular, Peepal, and Banyan leaves), betel nut, Sapta Mrantika, Dakshina in the Kalash, and then put some rice in a vessel as well. At the same time, dedicate this character in front of the statue of Vishwakarma Baba. After worshiping, put tools and instruments related to your business ahead and worship them with water, roli, akshat, flowers and midhai. Start the Havan to perform Shuddhi Karan there.
Vishwakarma Puja Mantra:-
In the worship of Lord Vishwakarma, one should chant the mantras “ॐ आधार शक्तपे नम: और ॐ कूमयि नम:’, ‘ॐ अनन्तम नम:’, ‘पृथिव्यै नम:” – English translation of the chant – “Om Adhar Shaktape Nam: and Om Kumayi Nam:’, ‘Om Anantam Nam:’, ‘Prithivayi Nam:”. Keep the rosary of Rudraksha together while chanting.
Katha of Lord Vishwakarma:-
According to the legend, Lord Vishnu appeared on the bed of Sheshnag in the Kshira Sea when the world was in its infancy. A lotus came out of his navel, on which four-faced Brahma Ji appeared. Brahma Ji’s son was Dharma and his son’s name was Vastudev. Vastu Dev was the seventh child of his father, who was considered to be the original promoter of craftsmanship. He was married to a girl named Angirasi, from whom Lord Vishwakarma was born. Like his father, Lord Vishwakarma became a great scholar of architecture.
Mythological Beliefs on Vishwakarma:-
According to mythological beliefs, Brahma Ji appointed him as the architect of this creation. Since which he is considered to be the master of all the things that are manufactured in this world. Lord Vishwakarma is worshiped for the smooth completion of that work. Whether the creation of heaven or the city of Dwarka, the construction of gold Lanka or the idols of Jagannath Puri temple, Lord Vishwakarma always existed there. Because of this, they are called craftsmen of the gods.