Lalita Saptami 2023: When is Lalita Saptami and what is its relation with the worship of Kanha, know its religious significance. - Newztezz Online

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Lalita Saptami 2023: When is Lalita Saptami and what is its relation with the worship of Kanha, know its religious significance.


Saptami of Shuklapaksha of Bhadrapada month is known as Lalita Saptami. What is the religious significance of this festival celebrated in the name of Lord Krishna's beloved friend and after how many days of Janmashtami is it celebrated? To know what is the worship method of Lalita Saptami, please read this article.

Bhadrapada month is considered very important in Hindu religion because many festivals like Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Radha Ashtami and Ganesh Utsav fall in it. The seventh day of Shuklapaksha of Bhadrapada month is known as Lalita Saptami or Santan Saptami. This year this fast will be observed on 22 September 2023. In Hindu religion, what is the religious significance of Lalita Saptami or rather Santan Saptami, what virtuous results are achieved by fasting on this day and how worship is done on this festival, let us know all these things in detail.

Auspicious time for worship of Lalita Saptami

The fast of Lalita Saptami falls every year 14 days after Shri Krishna Janmashtami and a day before Shri Radha Ashtami. According to the Panchang, the Saptami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month will start from 02:14 pm on 21st September 2023 and will last till 01:35 pm on 22nd September. In such a situation, considering Udaya Tithi as the basis, the fast of Lalita Saptami or rather Santan Saptami will be observed on 22nd September only.

Religious significance of Lalita Saptami

According to mythological belief, Lord Krishna had eight friends, whose names were Shri Radha, Shri Lalita, Shri Vishakha, Shri Chitra, Shri Indulekha, Shri Champaklata, Shri Rang Devi, Shri Sudevi and Shri Tungavidya. Among all his friends, Kanha loved Shri Radha ji and Lalita ji the most. The fast of Saptami of Shuklapaksha of Bhadrapada month is also dedicated to Kanha's dear friend Lalita ji. According to Hindu belief, by worshiping Lalita ji along with Lord Shri Krishna and Radha Rani on this holy festival, a person gets happiness and good fortune and his life is always full of happiness. It is also believed that by worshiping as per the rituals on Lalita Saptami, a person gets the happiness of having a child.

Worship method of Lalita Saptami

The festival of Lalita Saptami is celebrated with great pomp in Brajmandal. On this day, to get the blessings of Goddess Lalita, after taking bath and meditating in the morning, one should worship Goddess Lalita along with Lord Shri Krishna and Radha Rani as per the rituals. It is believed that by worshiping Lalita Devi on this day, not only the sins of a person in this birth but also those of his previous birth are erased and all his wishes are fulfilled. This fast is considered to increase the good fortune and longevity of the child.

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