Religious indian fastival today( VISHKARMADAY )

on November 08 at 06:27 AM
  1. Vishwakarma Jayanti or Vishwakarma Puja, is a day of celebration for Vishwakarma, aHindu god, the divine architect.[1] He is considered as swayambhu and creator of the world. He constructed the holy city of Dwarkawhere Krishna ruled, the Maya Sabha of thePandavas, and was the creator of many fabulous weapons for the gods. He is also called the divine carpenter, is mentioned in the Rig Veda, and is credited with Sthapatya Veda, the science of mechanics and architecture.

    It is generally celebrated every year on 17 or 18 September which usually falls on the last day of the Indian Bhado month, in Indian states such as AssamUttar Pradesh,KarnatakaWest BengalBiharJharkhand,Odisha, and Tripura. The festival is also celebrated in its neighbouring country Nepal. The festival is observed primarily in factories and industrial areas, often on the shop floor. As a mark of reverence the day of worship is marked not only by the engineering andarchitectural community but by artisans, craftsmen, mechanics, smiths, welders, industrial workers, factory workers and others. They pray for a better future, safeworking conditions and, above all, success in their respective fields. Workers also pray for the smooth functioning of various machines. It is customary for craftsmen to worship their tools in his name, refraining from using the tools while doing so. Modern electronic servers are also worshipped for their smooth functioning.

    Special statues and pictures of Vishwakarma are normally installed in every workplace and factory. All workers gather in one common place and perform the puja reverence).

    Vishwakarma puja is also celebrated a day after Diwali, along with Govardhan Puja in October–November.[2]

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