New Delhi, Narasimha Jayanti 2022: Narasimha Jayanti is celebrated on Chaturdashi of Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh month. On this day Lord Vishnu took the incarnation of Narasimha to save his supreme devotee Prahlad from the demon king Hiranyakashipu. He established religion by killing the demon in this incarnation. Know the auspicious time, worship method and importance of Narasimha Jayanti.

Narasimha Jayanti 2022 date and time

On the day of Narasimha Jayanti, worship is done in the evening. The reason behind this is that the demon Hiranyakashipu had a boon that he cannot be killed by any prahar, land, air, sky, fire and no human, deity, animal and bird. So Lord Vishnu took Narasimha avatar to save his devotee Prahlad and he came out tearing a pillar. Along with this, he killed Hiranyakashipu by keeping his thighs in the threshold. Along with this, the time for slaughter was chosen between the end of the day and the beginning of the evening. For this reason, worshiping Lord Narasimha in the evening is considered auspicious.

Chaturdashi date start: 14 May 2022, Saturday afternoon till 23.23

Chaturdashi date ends: 15 May 2022, Sunday afternoon till 46 minutes

Auspicious time for midday resolution: 10.57 am to 01.40 pm

Evening Puja Timings: 04:22 pm to 07:05 pm

Worship method of Narasimha Jayanti 2022

Today, meditate on Lord Narasimha, an incarnation of Shri Hari, throughout the day. On the other hand, for worship, install a picture or an idol by laying a yellow cloth in a post. After this, do Jalabhishek through conch shell or lota. After this, offer flowers, garlands, yellow sandalwood, akshat etc. to the incarnation of Shri Hari. After this, offer coconut, saffron, fruits and sweets. Then chant the mantras while meditating on God by lighting a ghee lamp and incense. Along with this, keep a fast from sunrise to sunrise on the second day without eating food.

Religious Significance of Narsingh Jayanti

Narasimha Jayanti is one of the holy fasts of Hinduism. On this day Lord Shri Hari Vishnu took the incarnation of Narasimha to protect Dharma. That is why it is believed that by worshiping Lord Narasimha by law on this day, one gets rid of all the troubles and happiness and peace remains in the house.

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Edited By: Shivani Singh