Vishwakarma Puja significant day dedicated to honoring the Hindu god Vishwakarma, is approaching on September 17. This day is also known ‘Bhadra Sankranti’ or ‘Kanya Sankranti.’ It is special occasion when Hindus pay tribute to Vishwakarma, the celestial architect. In the Gregorian calendar, this observance typically falls between September 16 and 18, marking the end of the Indian month of Bhado.
This year, the auspicious Vishwakarma Jayanti will be observed on Sunday, September 17. On this day, they come together to worship and seek blessings from God for a prosperous future and safe working conditions. They also pray for the efficient functioning of the machines and tools they use in their work.
Now, let’s take a look at the auspicious timings for Vishwakarma Puja in 2023, as per the Drik Panchang:
- Vishwakarma Puja Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
- Vishwakarma Puja Sankranti Moment: 01:43 pm
On this special day, four auspicious yogas align, enhancing the significance of the occasion:
Brahma Yoga: All day
Dwipushkar Yoga: From 10:02 am to 11:08 am
Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga: From 05:28 am to 10:02 am
Amrit Siddhi Yoga: From 05:28 am to 10:02 am
Now, let’s understand the customary rituals for Vishwakarma Puja:
Devotees wake up early in the morning and begin by taking a bath and wearing fresh, clean clothes. They purify their place of worship by cleaning it meticulously and sprinkling Ganga water.
A yellow piece of cloth is used to create a swastika symbol using red kumkum. Following this, a statue, photograph, or idol of Lord Vishwakarma is placed on the swastika symbol after offering rice and flowers as a mark of devotion and respect.