2023 Magha Pournima Date and Pooja Timings Magha Month

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Magha Purnima is the name of the full moon that will occur during the month of Magha. On the day of Magha Purnima, the month of Magh finishes. During the months of January and February, there will be a full moon. Magha month is when the auspicious Kumbh Mela, which takes place once every 12 years, In North India, Magha Purnima is regarded as a lucky day, and on this day, hundreds of Hindus take a sacred bath in the Ganges River.

On the day of the full moon in the Magh month, thousands of people travel to Haridwar and Prayagraj to take a holy bath in the Ganges. Even though it is winter, people still bathe in Maa Ganga’s sacred water. All sins are destroyed by swimming in Maa Ganga, making full moon days even more unique for taking a bath in the Ganges. Other significant pilgrimage locations include Nashik, Ujjain, and Varanasi in addition to Haridwar and Prayagraj.

If a person is unable to visit these pilgrimage sites, then on this day, before daybreak, he or she may take a bath in water from a river, pond, well, etc. Alternatively, one may take a bath at home by adding Ganga water to the bathing solution before the bath.

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2023 Magha Pournima Date and Pooja Timings Magha Month

  1. 05 February 2023 on Sunday
  2. Beginning of Purnima Tithi: February 4, 2023, at 9:29 PM
  3. End of Purnima Tithi: Friday, February 5, 2023, 11:58 p.m.

Rituals & Puja Vidhi for the Maghi Purnima:

  • On Magha Purnima, rituals like as bathing, almsgiving, homa (havan), fasting, and chanting are observed. It is appropriate to worship Lord Vishnu on this day, perform Shradh-tarpan, and give to the needy.
  • Before sunrise on the morning of Maghi Purnima, one should take a bath in a sacred river, reservoir, well, or stepwell. After taking a bath, say the Surya Mantra and offer arghya to the Sun God.
  • One should worship Lord Madhusudan/Lord Krishna by making a vow of fasting after taking a bath. Poor people and Brahmins should get food, donations, and Dakshina at the midday hour.
  • Black and white sesame should be provided specifically to charities. Havan should be performed in the month of Magha with black sesame seeds, and black sesame seeds should be donated to ancestors.

Maghi Purnima’s historical significance:

Magh Purnima, according to folklore, is a holy day for participating in a number of spiritual and religious rituals and ceremonies. Additionally, it is thought that during this month, gods and goddesses travel to the banks of the Ganges River from heaven to spend time on earth. During this month, the well-known “Magh Mela” and “Kumbh Mela” are also held, bringing thousands of pilgrims from throughout the nation to the sacred Ganges River to take the auspicious dip in the brilliant sunlight of Maghi Purnima.


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