Matsya Jayanti 2023: Matsya Jayanti is dedicated to Lord Sri Hari Vishnu, took the incarnation of fish to protect the earth
Every year Matsya Jayanti is celebrated on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. This year this festival is being celebrated on 24 March. On the day of Matsya Jayanti, Lord Vishnu is worshiped with complete rituals. This is the first incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the form of Matsya.
According to the Hindu calendar, Matsya Jayanti is celebrated every year on the third day of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. On this day, Lord Sri Hari Vishnu is worshiped with full rituals. Lord Vishnu took many incarnations for the welfare of the world and for the destruction of evil. The most important of these incarnations is considered to be the Matsya Avatar. Please tell that Matsya Avatar was the first incarnation of Lord Sri Hari Vishnu. In this incarnation Lord Sri Hari had taken the form of a giant fish. That’s why devotees celebrate Matsya Jayanti on this day with full devotion and devotion. Today, through this article, we are going to tell you about the importance of Matsya Jayanti, worship method and auspicious time.
This year Matsya Jayanti is being celebrated on 24th March. Tritiya Tithi of Chaitra Shuklapaksha is starting from 12:30 on March 23. At the same time, this date will end on March 24 at 05 pm. According to Udayatithi, there will be Matsya Jayanti on March 24 and the auspicious time for worship is from 10 am to 04:15 pm.
Bathing in the river is important on the day of Matsya Jayanti. But if it is not possible to bathe in the river, then you can bathe at home by mixing Ganga water in the water. After bathing, offer water to the Sun God and take a vow of fasting. After this, place a yellow cloth on a post for worship and install the idol of Lord Sri Hari Vishnu on it. The fish incarnation of Lord Vushnu is worshiped on this day. Offer yellow colored clothes, yellow colored flowers to Lord Vishnu and apply sandalwood to him. After this offer fruits etc. and offer sweets and naivedya etc. Light a ghee lamp and perform aarti by reciting the story of Lord Vishnu’s fish incarnation or Matsya Purana.
Matsya Jayanti Significance
According to Hindu scriptures, Lord Vishnu took the form of a giant fish to protect the earth from the demon Hayagriva. By taking the incarnation of a fish, Lord Sri Hari had received the Vedas again from the son of a demon. That’s why fasting is observed on this day and there is a law to worship the fish incarnation of Lord Sri Hari. According to the belief, taking a bath in the nagi and worshiping on this day gives relief from troubles. Listening or reading Matsya Purana on the occasion of Matsya Jayanti increases fame and age by the grace of Lord Vishnu. Also, by observing this fast, a person gets rid of all kinds of sins.