This year Kartik Purnima is today i.e. 19th November. On this day it is customary to take a bath in the holy rivers including the Ganges. It is said that by taking some measures on this day, Goddess Lakshmi is pleased and there is always happiness and prosperity in the house. Kartik Purnima is also known as Tripurari Purnima. Lakhs of devotees throng the Ganga Ghat to take a bath. According to mythology, on the day of Kartik Purnima, Mahadev killed a demon named Tripurasur. Since then this day came to be known as Tripurari. Let us now know what are those 5 measures, by adopting which Maa Lakshmi is pleased.
Worship 6 ascetics:-
On the day of Kartik Purnima, the 6 ascetics of Shiva, Sambhuti, Preeti, Shanti, Anusuya and Kshama are worshiped when the moon rises. All these lords are also the mother of Kartik. It is said that by worshiping them, there is an increase in wealth and grain in the house.
Must donate on Kartik Purnima:-
Donation has special significance on the day of Kartik Purnima. That’s why everyone should try to donate something on this day to a needy or a temple. It is customary to donate food, clothes and other things on this day to bring happiness and prosperity in the family.
Fasting is incomplete without Tulsi Puja:-
The worship of Shaligram and Tulsi ji has special significance on this day. Any fast is considered incomplete without Tulsi Puja. On this day a lamp should be lit in front of Tulsi, which removes poverty.
Deepdan on the bank of a river or pond :-
Light donation on the day of Kartik Purnima is of great importance. It is customary to light a lamp in a river or pond on this day to end all kinds of troubles and get rid of debt. On this day a pylon made of mango leaves should be hung at the main entrance of the house.
Do not forget to fast on Kartik Purnima:-
Fasting is also observed on the day of Kartik Purnima. It is customary to do this to receive the Sun. Keep fast for the whole day on this day and stay awake at night. It fulfills all wishes. It is also customary to listen to the story of Lord Satyanarayan on this day. 5 effective measures to be taken on Kartik Purnima today