Significance of Bhadrapada Masam

Significance of Bhadrapada Masam, Significance of Bhadrapada Month, importance of Bhadrapada Masam,  importance of Bhadrapada Month.

The second month in the Rainy season is called as Bhadrapada Masam or Bhadrapada Month. There are many rituals and festivals that are celebrated to overcome the ill affects of the rainy season.

The festivals that are celebrated in the Bhadrapada Month are as follows:

Vinayaka Chavithi or Ganesh Chaturthi:

It is a social festival, that brings in people of all cultures together. People setup pendals with the Ganesh idols in it. It is mandatory to worship Lord Ganesh with 21 different leaves which have high medicinal values and can be used as a cure for the illness that occur during this season.
Rushi Panchami: Panchami of the Bhadrapada Month is the favorite of the famous seven sages known as Sapta Rushis.

Surya Shashti:

Shashti of the Bhadrapada Month is also known as Surya Shasthi.  It is also advised to worship Lord Subramnya on this Shashti.

Parivartana Ekadashi:

It is one of the Ekadashi that is a favorite to Lord Vishnu.

Anantha Padmanabha Vrat or Anantha Vrat:

Anantha Padmanabha Vrat is performed on the Bhadrapada Sukla Chaturdasi. It is believed that this Vrat has to performed wearing red clothes.

Mahalaya Paksha:  Mahlaya Paksha start from the Bhadrapada Bahula Padyami, the first day of the wanning phase of the moon in the month of Badhrapada.

Mahalaya Amavasya:  Mahalaya Amavasya is the most powerful Amavasya where in Shradh is performed to the dead.

In some places Polala Vrat is performed.

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