Dattatreya Jayanti 2013, Datta Jayanthi Date, When is Datta jayanti in 2013?, Margasira Purnima, 16th December 2013
Datta Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Lord Dattatreya. This god is the son of Anasuya and Atri Maharshi. This festival is observed on the purnima day (full moon day) of margasira month. In 2013, Datta Jayanti falls on Monday, 16th December.
Dattatreya is considered as Trimurti Avatar, an united incarnation of Hindu Trinity. (Lord Vishnu, Brahma and Maheshwara.). There is story about birth of God Dattatreya. People observe dattatreya Vratham on this day. Devotees take early bath, observe fast, and visit Guru Datta temples on this day. Reading sacred books like Avadhuta Gita, Jivanmukta Gita and Datta Mahatmya is considered auspicious on this day.