Ratha Saptami 2046 Date

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Ratha Saptami 2046

Ratha Saptami 2046

Ratha Saptami, the seventh day of waxing phase of moon of the month of Magha or Magha Sukla Paksha Saptami is a festival of Sun God. This year Ratha Saptami is observed on Tuesday, 13th February, 2046.

Rituals to be followed on Ratha Saptami

1)Head bath before sunrise by keeping Ekka or Jilledu or Arka leaves on seven different parts of the body (two on shoulder, two on thighs, one on chest ,one on back and one over the head) and reciting the following mantra “Sapta Sapta Maha Sapta, Sapta Dweepa Vasundhra, Saptaarka Parnamaadyaa, Saptami Rahda Saptami”.

2)This has to be done for three times.

3)After bath, milk is boiled until it overflows and Sun God is worshipped by praying to the over flowing milk.

4)The milk is boiled so that it overflows for three times.

5)Parvanam made from the remaining milk is offered as Naivedyam.

6)Drawing of Rath as Rangoli in front of the house is a common ritual.

7)Fast can be observed to please Sun God.

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