2021 Hayagriva Jayanti date and Significance
2021 Hayagriva Jayanti date and Significance | Pooja Timings
Hayagriva Jayanthi is the day on which Lord Maha Vishnu took Avatara as Horse Headed God to rescue Vedas from Hayagreevasura. In the form of Lord Hayagreeva Avatara Maha Vishnu given Vedas to Chaturmukha Brahma. The Day Lord Hayagriva appeared on the earth on Sravana Pournima named as Hayagriva Jayanthi. It’s believed that Lord Hayagriva restored all the Vedas to Lord Brahma. Check the 2021 Hayagriva Jayanti date and Significance below.
2021 Hayagriva Jayanti date: 22nd AUGUST 2021.
Legend behind Hayagriva Jayanthi – who is lord Hayagriva :
Once there lived a demon ‘HAYAGRIVA’ means ‘horse-headed man’, who is the son of saint Kashyapa and Dhanu. He stole all four Vedas from Brahma, he also received a boon from Lord Brahma that only a horse-headed man like him can kill him. To save Vedas from demons and to uplift the human race, LORD VISHNU took the avatar of “HORSE HEADED MAN -HAYAGRIVA”. And in a battle that ensued, Lord Vishnu eliminated the demon Hayagrivasura to retrieve the Vedas.
SIGNIFICANCE OF HAYAGRIVA JAYANTHI :
LORD HAYAGRIVA is considered to be the god of knowledge and wisdom. The appearance of LORD HAYAGRIVA is unique. It’s depicted as LORD VISHNU with a human body and horse head, white in color, wearing white attire, and sitting on a white lotus. LORD BRAHMA also worshipped on this day. The horse head in this incarnation indicates ‘higher learning and wisdom’.Students worship LORD HAYAGRIVA for blessings to gain knowledge and wisdom.
Chant Sri Vadiraja Theertha Virachitha Powerful Hayagriva Sampada Stotram
Hayagriva Hayagriva Haygrivethi vaadhinam |
Naram manchanthi papani dharidramiva yoshithaha || 01
Hayagriva Hayagriva Haygrivethi yo vadeth |
Thasya nihsarthe vaani jahnu kanya pravahavath || 02
Haygriva Hayagriva Hayagrivethi yo dhvanihi |
vishobhathe cha vikunta kavatodhgatanadhvanihi || 03
GRAND CELEBRATIONS OF HAYAGRIVA JAYANTHI ARE OBSERVED AT :
LORD HAYAGRIVA TEMPLE -HOJO, ASAAM
HAYAGRIVA MADHAVA TEMPLE-NANGANALLUR, CHENNAI.