“In 2017 Narada Jayanthi is falling on Thursday, 11th May”.
Narada Jayanthi is the birthday celebrations of sage Narada.
Narada was a sage who born from the head of Lord Brahma, so he calledas Brahma Manasaputra. According to Hindu mythology, Sage Narada is a universal messenger among gods.
He is a big devotee of Lord Vishnu and he always chants “Narayana Narayana” by playing Veena.
According to Amavasyanth Calendar ,it is observed in the month of Vaishaka bahula Padyami. Some times it falls on vaishaka purnima or buddha purnima day and some times on the next day.
Rituals on Narada Jayanthi
- People worship Lord Vishnu in order to seek blessings of the sage
- Feeding Brahmans on this day is considered as very auspicious.
Temples dedicated to Narada Maharshi
In Karnataka, there are two temples dedicated to Narada Maharshi. One is in Chigateri, 50 Kilo meters from Davanagere and one in Korva, Raichur.