Thursday, December 27, 2012
Shri Radhe Maa - The significance of Datta Jayanti
The significance of Datta Jayanti
Datta Jayanti is a popular Hindu festival celebrated all over India. As it is the day of the birth of Lord Datta. This festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Margashirsha on a full moon day. Lord Datta was believed to be the son of Lord Brahma according to Hindu mythology.
Datta means one who has attained final liberation. A pooja is organized by the devotees for Lord Datta. This is done by following the basic steps of Hindu holy worship which includes cleaning the premises, cleansing oneself, and preparation of prasad, etc.
After performing the pooja of Lord Datta, prasad is distributed to everyone.
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