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Gayatri Jayanti 2021, Gayatri Jayanti 2021 Date

Gayatri Jayanti 2021


Gayatri Jayanti is dedicated to Goddess Gayatri who is worshipped as Veda Mata or the mother of Vedas, Dev Mata and Vishwa Mata. A holy transcript says that Goddess Gayatri is considered as Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva and Vedas. Her four heads represents the four Vedas and fifth one represents the almighty and the Goddess Gayatri is seated on lotus. Goddess Gayatri, who is regarded as the Mother of all Vedas has ten hands and five heads. The ten hands of Goddess Gayatri have the Lord Vishnu symbols. Gayatri Mata is believed to be second consort of Lord Brahma.

Gayatri Jayanti is observed as the birth anniversary of Goddess Gayatri who is the Goddess of Vedas. Goddess Gayatri is also known as Veda Mata as She is the Goddess of all Vedas. She is worshipped as the Goddess of Hindu Trimurti. Gayatri Mata is the mother of all Gods and incarnation of Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Parvati and Goddess Lakshmi. Gayatri Jayanti occurs on Jyeshtha Shukla Paksha Ekadashi tithi and usually observed on the next day of Ganga Dussehra. Because of the difference of opinions to observe Gayatri Jayanti, it is also observed on Shravana Purnima day. Shravana Purnima Gayatri Jayanti is widely accepted by all and usually the day is also the Upakarma day (start of learning Vedas). Gayatri Jayanti day during Shravana Purnima is also observed as Sanskrit Diwas in India, to uphold the importance of Sanskrit language. Various activities are organized on the Sanskrit Diwas day to promote the great Sanskrit Vedic language. On Gayatri Jayanti, special prayers are recited for Gayatri Mata to get her blessings. Not to forget, Gayatri Mantra is chanted a number of times. Gayatri jayanti day is also celebrated as the day of Ganga Avataran or Ganga Dussehra.

Gayatri Jayanti 2021 Muhurat

Gayatri Jayanti 2021 Date - Sunday, August 22, 2021
Purnima Tithi Begins - 07:00 PM on Aug 21, 2021
Purnima Tithi Ends - 05:31 PM on Aug 22, 2021
Jyeshtha Gayatri Jayanti 2021 Date - Monday, June 21, 2021

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