Kajari Purnima 2021 | Kajri Poornima, Kajli Purnima

Kajari Purnima or Kajri Purnima, also known as Kajili Poornima or Kajli Poornima, is observed on the same day as Raksha Bandhan or Shravan Purnima. In 2021, Kajari Purnima date is August 22.

Kajari Purnima is celebrated in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. Kajili Purnima is an important festival for farmers and agricultural communities.

The celebrations of Kajari Purnima begin on the Kajari Navami, Shravan Shukla Navami. On Kajli Navami day, women go to fields and bring clay in leaves. The place around the puja room is cleaned and sanctified with cow dung. With rice flour rangoli patterns are designed. Drawing of rangoli patterns or designs is referred as ‘Navami. After doing all these, the clay in the leaf is worshipped.

The puja is continued for seven days till Shravan Purnima or Kajari Poornima day. On the Kajari Purnima, in the evening the concluding puja is performed. The performers of the Vrata make out a procession carrying the clay leaves on their heads. They go to a pond and immerse them in that water body. Women observe fasting during the day and worship for good health and good future of their children.

Kajli Purnima is an important festival for farmers and farming communities. On this day, farmers worship Goddess Bhagwati and offer special recipes as naivedya to please her. They seek blessing from Goddess Bhagwati for a good crop in coming year.

Panchang, 22 August 2021

Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:54 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:53 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 07:10 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : No Moonset

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Purnima upto 05:31 PM Pratipada
Nakshatra : Dhanishtha upto 07:40 PM Shatabhisha
Yoga : Shobhana upto 10:34 AM Atiganda
Karana : Vishti upto 06:12 AM Bava upto 05:31 PM Balava upto 04:57 AM, Aug 23 Kaulava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Raviwara


Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta Shravana – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit : 11:58 AM to 12:50 PM
Amrit Kalam : 09:34 AM to 11:07 AM

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 05:16 PM to 06:53 PM
Yamaganda : 12:24 PM to 02:01 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 03:39 PM to 05:16 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:10 PM to 06:02 PM
Varjyam : 02:48 AM, Aug 23 to 04:23 AM, Aug 23

Kajari Purnima in Previous Years

In 2020, Kajari Purnima date was August 3.

In 2019, Kajari Purnima date was August 15.

In 2018, Kajari Purnima date was August 26.

In 2017, Kajari Purnima date was August 7.

In 2016, Kajari Purnima date was August 18.

In 2015, Kajari Purnima date was August 29.

In 2014, Kajari Purnima date was August 10.

In 2013, Kajari Purnima date was August 21.

In 2012, Kajari Purnima date was August 2.

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