Balarama Jayanti 2022 Date

Balarama Jayanti 2022 Date

The elder brother of Lord Krishna, Lord Balarama is worshipped as 8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Balarama Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Lord Balarama. In some regions of India, Balarama Jayanti is celebrated on the day of Akshaya Tritiya while in various other regions, Balarama Jayanti is celebrated on the Shravan Purnima day. Some celebrate it in the month of Vaisakh which falls either in April or May.

All the temples that worship Lord Krishna and Lord Balarama celebrate this day with great enthusiasm.

Lord Balarama is also worshipped as an Avatar of Adishesha, the serpent on which Lord Vishnu rests. He was very powerful because of which he killed Asura Dhenuka, the giant demon. Lord Balarama is believed to be the seventh child of Vasudeva and Devaki who has killed many demons and symbolizes power and strength. The people who worship Lord Baladeva and celebrate the day of Balaram Jayanti are blessed with a good healthy life. Lord Balram devotees who worship him and observe a Balaram Jayanti Vrat are bestowed with physical strength. Balarama is also known as Baladeva, Balabhadra and Halayudha.

The idols of Lord Krishna and Lord Balaram are decorated with flowers and adorn with new clothes. The devotees prepare 'bhog' which is offered to the deity and then distributed among all the family, friends and neighbours in the form of sacred food. The temples in Ganjam, Punjab, and Puri are famous for the Balaram Jayanti celebration. In other temples like Ananta Vasudeva mandir, Baladevjew mandir, and Baliyana mandir Lord Balarama is worshipped and celebrate the Lord Balarama Jayanti with much joy and enthusiasm.

In North India, this day is also known as Hal Sashti and Lalahi Chhath. This day is popularly known as Baladeva Chhath in Braj region and this day is observed as Randhan Chhath or Baladeva Chhath in Gujarat.

Balarama Jayanti 2022 Puja Muhurat

Balarama Jayanti 2022 Date - Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Shashthi Tithi Begins - 08:17 PM on Aug 16, 2022
Shashthi Tithi Ends - 08:24 PM on Aug 17, 2022

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