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Kartika Purnima At Puri

November 17th, 2013

Rasha Purnima Kartika Poornima

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Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri
Kartika Purnima At Puri

Kartika Purnima At Puri

[su_dropcap style="light" size="13"]K[/su_dropcap]artika Poornima (Kartika purnima) is a Hindu holy day celebrated on the full moon day or the fifteenth lunar day of Kartika .Kartik poornima is the birthday of Matsya, god Vishnu’s fish-incarnation (Avatar). It is also the birthday of Vrinda, the personification of the Tulsi plant and of Kartikeya, the god of war and son of Shiva. This day also is considered dear to Radha, the lover of Krishna – Vishnu’s incarnation. It is believed that Krishna and Radha danced rasa and Krishna worshipped Radha on this day. This day is also dedicated to the pitrs, dead ancestors. The Triad ( Lord Jagannath, Balavadra, Subhadra ) are dressed ‘as King, it is called Raja Rajeswar Besha.

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