Rishi Panchami 2016 (Rushi Panchami Vrata)

Rishi Panchami vrat (Rushi Panchami), is observed on the next day after Ganesh Chaturthi in Shukla Paksha during Bhadrapada month (September). In 2016, Rishi Panchami date is September 6.

In fact, Rishi Panchami is not a festival, but a vrata or puja to be performed by women. Rishi Panchami puja is mainly dedicated to Saptarshis or Sapta Rishis – seven sages.

On Rushi Panchami, women observe vrata to pay their respect and gratitude towards ancient Rishis or sages. Observing Rishi Panchami vratha makes the devotee free from all sins committed in the life. Rushi Panchami puja is performed by unmarried and married women.

Unmarried women observe Rushi Panchami puja to get rid of the bad effects during their menstrual cycle or period.

Hariyali Teej in other countries

Rishi Panchami 2016 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, PST & MST – September 5

Rishi Panchami 2016 date in UK & Europe – September 6

Rishi Panchami 2016 date in UAE & Gulf countries – September 6

Rishi Panchami 2016 date in Singapore – September 6

Rishi Panchami 2016 date in Malaysia – September 6

Rishi Panchami 2016 date in Australia – September 6

Rishi Panchami 2016 date in New Zealand – September 6

Rishi Panchami in Previous Years

In 2015, Rishi Panchami date was September 18.

In 2014, Rishi Panchami date was August 30.

In 2013, Rishi Panchami date was September 10.

Rushi Panchami 2012 date was September 20.

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  1. Matanga says:

    what is the procedure for rishi panchami vratham