According to Hindi Panchang, Annapurna Jayanti is celebrated every year on the full moon date of Margashirsha month. This year, Annapurna Jayanti is today on Tuesday, December 29. Fasting on the day of Annapurna Jayanti fills the house with food, food items and blessed paddy. On this day, mother Annapurna is worshiped by the law. On the day of Margashirsha Purnima, Lord Shiva was dressed as a beggar for public welfare and Mother Parvati took the incarnation of Mother Annapurna. Let’s know about the importance and story of Annapurna Jayanti.
Story of Annapurna Jayanti:
According to legend, once the earth became grainless. Due to being barren, crops, fruits etc. did not occur at that time. This created a ruckus in the earth. Life was in trouble. Then Lord Shiva took the form of a beggar and Mother Parvati incarnated the mother Annapurna. Lord Shiva asked for food in begging from mother Annapurna. When mother Annapurna gave her food, they took her to earth. Divided it into all beings. As a result, the earth became green again with money, grains, fruits, flowers. That day was Margashirsha Purnima. Because of this, Annapurna Jayanti is celebrated on Margashirsha Purnima every year.
Worship of Annapurna Jayanti:
On the full moon day, after bathing etc., the kitchen and the place of worship are cleaned. After that worship the gas stove or the stove. Then worship Goddess Annapurna and Lord Shiva with flowers, fruits, intact, incense, lamps etc. in a systematic way. After the Aarti, bless the mother Annapurna that your house should be full of food and money.