When is Rishi Panchami in 2013?, Rishi Panchami 2013, Rushi Panchami 2013 Date
Rishi Panchami is celebrated on the Panchami (Fifth Day) of Shukala Paksha (Waxing moon period) in the Hindu Month of Bhadrapada. In 2013 Rishi Panchami falls on Tuesday, September 10th.
Rishi Panchami is generlly celebrated by women, particularly in the hill region. This festival holds a deep and moral significance among Hindu women. Observing Rishi Panchami vratha makes the devotee free from all sins committed in the life. On Rishi Panchami, a ritual bath is taken in holy rivers, ponds or in other water masses. Hands and mouth is washed 108 times. Lord Ganesha, Navagraha (nine planetary Gods), Sapta Rushis (Seven Sages) and Arundathi are worshipped.