Vishwakarma Puja

Vishwakarma Puja is the day on which the father of creation, Lord Vishwakarma, is worshipped. It is celebrated all over Nepal and in India’s various provinces and by Hindu people all over the world.

Vishwakarma Puja’ is celebrated to show respect and gratitude to the versatile God Lord Vishwakarma for creating this world and making life possible.

vishwakarmaya namo namah

Vishwarkama Puja Date in 2020

On this year 2077 B.S., Vishwakarma Puja is going to be celebrated on the 1st of Asoj month according to the Nepali calendar and 17th September, 2020 according to Gregorian Calendar.

Vishwakarma Jayanti Mythology

In Hindu mythology, Lord Vishwakarma is believed to be Aditi’s son, the wife of Lord Kashyapa, the son of Lord Bhramha. It is believed that Lord Vishwakarma is originated from one of the precious gems during the churning of the sea by God and Demons.

Various Hindu holy scriptures mentioned Lord Vishwakarma as the architecture, engineers, and as a whole, as a creative God. He designed and created heaven, world, God’s domicile, various palaces, and other numerous powerful weapons and crafts. He created He is also the author of Vastu Shastra. Vastu Shastra is the book that describes rules and codes to construct houses.

Lord Vishwakarma design and built Dwarka, the residence of Lord Krishna in Dwapar Yug, Golden Lanka of demonic King Ravan, Hastinapur city of Kaurav and Pandavs, Lord Indra weapon Bajra and many more. He designs and built this world and universe. So, Lord Vishwakarma is a multi-talented and versatile God.

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CELEBRATED BY: Hindu people

CELEBRATED AT: All over Nepal

RITUALS PERFORMED: of Vishwakarma Puja

On this occasion, all the workers rest from work to show respect to Lord Vishwakarma and appreciate his creativity. It is believed that worshiping Lord Vishwakarma blessed them with peace, prosperity, and good fortune in the devotee’s life.

In the very beginning, people take a bath before worshipping Lord Vishwakarma. After that, people collected their weapons and all mechanical things such as bikes, cars, trucks, etc. and cleansed them. Then, they kept the statue or photo of Lord Vishwakarma.

Also, some people kept a statue or photo of Lord Vishnu Narayan along with Lord Vishwakarma. After that, they worship Lord Vishwakarma along with Lord Vishnu, offerings him Jal (pure water), fruits, and sweets. People then worship their weapons and other mechanical things such as bikes, cars, trucks, etc.

It is believed that Lord Vishwakarma helps for the smooth working of these weapons and mechanical things if they are worshipped on this day.

Vishwakarma Puja in Nepal

Along with these, people also offer ‘bali’ of animals such as goats, hen, etc. to their weapons and mechanical parts on this day. Also, people broke a coconut in front of their weapons and mechanical things. These activities are performed with the belief that it would prevent them from any unpredicted accident while using that weapon and mechanical things.

Also, devotees worshipped Lord Vishwakarma by chanting his distinct mantras. Family members enjoy themselves by eating delicious food. People also visit various temples on this occasion. Also, people fly kites on this day to mark the beginning of the festive season. After Lord Vishwanath is worshipped, festivals such as Dashain, Tihar, and Chhath will be celebrated.

Hence, ‘Vishwakarma Puja’ is celebrated by worshipping Lord Vishwakarma and the weapons and other mechanical tools to smooth running of their weapons and mechanical tools and bring good fortune and prosperity in the family.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated?

Why Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated?

Vishwakarma Puja’ is celebrated to show respect and gratitude to the versatile God Lord Vishwakarma for creating this world and making life possible.

Who was Vishwakarma God?

Who was Vishwakarma God?

In Hindu mythology, Lord Vishwakarma is believed to be Aditi’s son, the wife of Lord Kashyapa, the son of Lord Bhramha. It is believed that Lord Vishwakarma is originated from one of the precious gems during the churning of the sea by God and Demons.

How do you wish Vishwakarma Puja?

How do you wish Vishwakarma Puja?

In the very beginning, people take a bath before worshipping Lord Vishwakarma. After that, people collected their weapons and all mechanical things such as bikes, cars, trucks, etc. and cleansed them. Then, they kept the statue or photo of Lord Vishwakarma.

Also, some people kept a statue or photo of Lord Vishnu Narayan along with Lord Vishwakarma. After that, they worship Lord Vishwakarma along with Lord Vishnu, offerings him Jal (pure water), fruits, and sweets. People then worship their weapons and other mechanical things such as bikes, cars, trucks, etc.

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