Maharishi Valmiki: Inspirational and Motivational Quotes, Date, Wishes, Puja and History

Maharishi Valmiki: Inspirational and Motivational Quotes, Date, Wishes, Puja and History
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Maharishi Valmiki: History,Wishes, and Puja:Valmiki Jayanti is celebrated on the full moon day of Ashwin month to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki. He was the first poet to write the epic Ramayana and the first Sanskrit shlokas. This year, the birth anniversary of the ancient poet is being celebrated across India on Saturday (31 October). He is also called 'Adi Kavi'.

Valmiki Jayanti is widely celebrated in northern and central India and is popularly called Pragati Diwas. On this day many people worship the poet by reciting verses of Ramayana in Valmiki temples across the country. It is said that Maharishi Valmiki had a 'brightness' like a full moon. Hence, people started celebrating Valmiki Jayanti on the full moon day.

One of the most famous temples dedicated to the sage is in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. The 1300 year old temple is believed to be where Valmiki rested after writing the Ramayana. On this day, the followers of Valmiki take out a procession or procession and sing devotional songs and hymns. They also recite verses and shlokas of Ramayana on auspicious occasions. On this day people decorate the temples of Valmiki ji and offer flowers, food and fruits.

Maharishi Valmiki: Inspirational and Motivational Quotes

Duties not performed, invite the wrath even of the God.

Show no disprespect even when impelled by desire or anger.

People are as repelled by a liar as they are of serpents.

To be happy always is something which is difficult to achieve. That is to say, happiness and sorrow alternate in one’s life and there cannot be uninterrupted happiness alone.

Without danger knocking on the door of one's benefactor, where arises the chance to reciprocate?

A guest, though he be ill mannered, deserves to be welcomed by the discerning.

Overdoing anything leads to sorrow.

Maharishi Valmiki:Date

Wednesday, 20 October

Pargat Diwas 2021 in India