Parasuram Jayanti is celebrated to honor the birth anniversary of Maharishi Parasuram, who is considered to be the 6th avatar of Lord Vishnu in the Hindu mythology. In the states of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Haryana, it is celebrated in 2020 on 25 April, Saturday. In the states of Punjab and Madhya Pradesh, it is celebrated on 26 April, Sunday, in 2020.
Parasuram Jayanti in 2020?
|Parasuram Jayanti||Saturday, 25 April 2020||Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan & Haryana|
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The day is observed by fasting as a way of sacrificing the comforts of life in order to attain higher goals. Fasting usually begins the day before.
It is also celebrated as an auspicious occasion to begin new endeavours and acquire new possessions, whether it is starting a business or buying gold jewelry. This day is also called Akshaya Tritiya.
People also visit temples that are dedicated exclusively to the Maharishi in order to pay their obeisance to him. They also visit temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu as he is considered to be his avatar.
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