Ram Navami 2021: Everything You Need To Know

April 21, 2021

By Vaibhavi Dahake

One of the biggest Hindu festivals in India, Ram Navami is celebrated on the last day of Chaitra Navaratri every year. This year the festival falls on 21 April.

Chaitra Navratri, dedicated to Goddess Durga, culminates with Rama Navami. The Navami Tithi marks the birth anniversary of Shri Rama.

The Madhyahna Muhurat for ram Navami is 10:19 AM to 12:52 PM. The Ram Navami Tithi begins at 12:43 AM on April 21 and ends on 12:35 AM on April 22.

As per Hindu mythology, Lord Ram is the central figure in Ramayana and was born to Queen Kausalya and King Dasharatha in Ayodhya.

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Ram Navami is celebrated to mark the descent of the Vishnu avatar of Lord Ram on earth.

According to the scriptures, he was born in the afternoon, which is the most auspicious time to perform Rama Navami puja.

Devotees also observe a fast on this day. Celebrations are held in many parts of the country, with devotees taking deep in Ayodhya in Sharayu River. But this year due to pandemic restrictions are in place.

Devotees also read the Rama Katha, Tulsi Ramayana, to retell their beloved Ram Lalla's glorious life.

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