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Significance of Bhaumvati Amavasya

According to the Hindu religious scholars and scriptures, an amavasya that falls on a Tuesday is called as Bhaumvati Amavasya. On this particular day, all types of pithra tharpanam related ritual activities are wholeheartedly performed according the tradition and culture by the Hindus. It is strongly believed that if a person performs on Bhaumvati amavasya, pitra daan and tarpagets then he will get blessings from Pitra.

The special significance in Hinduism on the day of Bhaumvati Amavasya is taking holy bath and making donations. According to saint Vyas, “performing holy bath and charity on this day give results equivalent to the result by donating thousand cows.”

As per the ancient Hindu culture, on the day of Bhaumvati amavasya, Lord Vishnu and Peepal tree is worshipped with dedication and commitment. In order to take bath in holy rivers, pilgrims from nook and corner of India and rest of the world visit places like Kaashi, Haridwar, Varanasi etc.

On this day, taking a dip in Kurukshetra’s Brahma Sarovar has a special significance; it is also considered very auspicious for better health too.  In most of the scared rivers of India, Hindu religious devoted spent time in bathing from sunrise to sunset.  In the name of dead forefather or ancestors performing homas, tarpan, fasting, donation etc are really considered to be very auspicious.

It is to be noted that Bhaumvati Amavasya falls on jyeshtha maas is considered to be very powerful as compared with other amavasya. Most of the Hindus visit temples in the early morning and do prayers and ritual in order to reduce the negative affects in life.

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