When is Budh Purnima, know how to fast and worship
All Mercury Purnima, which is considered to be the best in the full moon, is about to come. Once again people are skeptical about its date. According to the Hindu calendar, the full moon date is falling for two days, but there is some problem regarding which day to fast and worship it. This day is considered special not only in India but all over the world. People also celebrate this day well with respect to Lord Mercury. Purnima is considered special for worshiping Lord Vishnu. Let’s know.
why Special is Budh Purnima
Vaishakh month is about to end and the full moon festival will be celebrated in this ending month. This day is also the birth anniversary of Lord Mercury. He was born on this day. That’s why it is also called Budh Purnima. Lord Buddha had given his sermon all over the world and asked people to follow the path of truth and humanity. He gave Panchsheel sermons. In which it was asked to abstain from violence, theft, adultery, lying and intoxication. Lord Mercury is considered as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
When to worship and what is the method
By the way, Budh Purnima has started from the night of 15th May. It will start from 12.45 pm at midnight and will continue till 9.30 pm on May 16. But Budh Purnima will be celebrated on 16th May. Since there is a law of fasting and worship from Udaya Tithi, hence 16th May is considered to be the best date. A fast will be observed on this day and worship will be done according to the method. If you can keep it, then you can fast on the day of Mercury Purnima. It is considered good to take a bath in the river on the full moon day. After this, offer water to Peepal by offering Arghya to the Sun. Worship Lord Vishnu and worship Chandra Dev at night. Charity is important on this day. It is considered very good.