Baikuntha Chaturdashi has a lot of importance in Hinduism. According to mythological belief, Hari and Har meet on this day. On this day, there is a law to worship Hari i.e. Lord Vishnu and Har i.e. Lord Shiva together. It is believed that after taking over the work of creation till Chaturmas, Lord Shiva re-offers his work to Vishnu ji on the day of Baikunth Chaturdashi. This year the festival will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 17. According to the Panchang calculation, there is confusion among people about its exact date. Let us know the exact date of Baikunth Chaturdashi, the time and method of worship…..
Date and Muhurta of Baikunth Chaturdashi
The festival of Baikunth Chaturdashi is celebrated on the Chaturdashi date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. It is believed that on this day after Devotthan Ekadashi, Shri Hari Vishnu wakes up from Yoga Nidra and goes to meet Lord Shiva. There is confusion among people regarding the date of Baikuntha Chaturdashi due to differences in Panchang calculation. But according to astrologers, Chaturdashi date will start from 50 minutes on Wednesday, November 17, at 09 am, which will end on November 18 at 12.00 noon. Baikuntha Chaturdashi is celebrated a day before Kartik Purnima or Devdeepawali.
Worship method of Baikunth Chaturdashi
On the day of Baikunth Chaturdashi, there is a law to worship Hari-Har i.e. Lord Shiva and Vishnu together. On this day worship is done especially in Varanasi, Ujjain and Dwarka Dhams. On the day of Baikunth Chaturdashi, after retiring from bath in the morning, install the idols of Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Water, akshat, incense, lamp, flowers, fruits etc. should be offered to the Lord. In worship on this day, there is a law to offer Tulsi Dal to Lord Shiva and Bel leaves to Vishnu. After this, both should be worshiped with mantras and praises.
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