New Delhi, Valmiki Jayanti 2022: The birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki ji is celebrated every year on the full moon day of the month of Ashwin. He composed Ramayana, the most important scripture in Hinduism. Many religious programs are organized across the country on this day and the birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki is celebrated with great pomp.

According to mythological legends, he was born to Varuna and his wife Charshini, the 9th son of the eminent Maharishi Kashyap and Goddess Aditi. It is also a popular legend that he was a dacoit before meeting Narada Muni. Let us know this story related to his life and when will Valmiki Jayanti be celebrated.

Valmiki was a dacoit before becoming a Maharishi (Maharishi Valmiki Life Story)

According to the scriptures, Maharishi Valmiki was born in a Brahmin family. But he became a dacoit in his youth and had killed and robbed many innocent people. But when he saw Narada Muni, there was a huge difference in his behavior and feelings. After which he took a vow to adopt the path of Ram Bhakti. To change this tendency, he did severe penance for many years, after which he received the title of Valmiki. He composed the epic Ramayana under the supervision of Narada Muni, in which he wrote 24,000 verses and the accompanying kandas.

This story of Maharishi Valmiki ji still teaches that whatever misdeeds a person may have committed before ignorance, if he commits himself at the right time and under the guidance of a guru, then he too will exalt himself and his family name in the world. Can do. For this purpose, on the day of Valmiki Jayanti, the story of his life is narrated to everyone and a message is given to the person to leave the bad deeds and walk on the path of devotion without any fear.

Valmiki Jayanti 2022 Date

According to the Hindu calendar, this year Valmiki Jayanti festival will be celebrated on 09 October 2022.

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Edited By: Shantanoo Mishra