Anant Chaturdashi 2022
The Chaturdashi date of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month is of great importance in Sanatan Dharma, on this day Lord Vishnu’s infinite forms are worshipped as well as the immersion of Lord Ganesha. This festival is also called Anant Chaturdashi or Anant Chaudas. Anant means one who knows neither the beginning nor the end. That is, he is Shri Narayan himself.
In this Anant Chaturdashi 2022 after bathing in this fast, a havan is performed by placing in front of Anant fourteen knots made of akshat, durva, pure silk or cotton yarn and dyed with turmeric.
Importance of Anant Chaturdashi
The fast of Anant Chaturdashi is believed to please Lord Vishnu and give infinite results. According to religious belief, on this day, keeping a fast for Lord Vishnu and worshiping him and tying Anantsutra, one gets freedom from all obstacles.
Who are the Anant or Infinite Gods
According to the belief of scriptures, on this day Lord Vishnu created the fourteen worlds—Tal, Atal, Vital, Sutala, Talatal, Rasatal, Patal, Bhu, Bhuvah, Swah, Jana, Tapa, Satya, Maha at the beginning of creation. And to protect and maintain these worlds, Lord Vishnu himself appeared in fourteen forms, which made him seem infinite. Therefore, on this day infinite forms of Lord Vishnu are worshipped.
Ritual of Anant Chaturdashi
On this day, after establishing the Kalash, Kush should be kept on it in a beautiful lotus, if Kush is not available, then you can keep the Doob. In front of the idol or picture of Lord Vishnu, by placing threads of cotton dyed with saffron, roli and turmeric, worship him with Gangajal, scent, flowers, akshat, incense-lamp etc. and offer sweets etc. With pure silk or cotton yarn. An infinite thread of fourteen knots made and colored with turmeric is worshiped by placing it in front of a picture or statue of Lord Vishnu. Each knot is worshiped with different names of Shri Narayan. First in Anant, then Rishikesh, Padmanabha, Madhava, Vaikuntha, Sridhar, Trivikram, Madhusudan, Vamana, Keshav, Narayan, Damodar, and Govind are worshipped. Then by meditating on Anant Dev, this pure Anant, who is worshipped.
The mantra for tying the anant thread
AnantSansara Mahasamudre Magnam Sambhyudhar Vasudev.Anantrupe Viniyojayasvahyantsutraya namo namaste.
Anant Chaturdashi 2022 Date And shubh Muhurat
In Sanatan Dharma, all fasting festivals have been considered to be of special importance. One of them is Anant Chaturdashi fast. According to the Hindu calendar, Anant Chaturdashi Vrat is observed on Chaturdashi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. This year this date is falling on 9th September 2022, Friday. On Anant Chaturdashi, the infinite form of Lord Vishnu is worshipped. Anant Chaturdashi is also known as Anant Chaudas. It is believed that by observing this fast and tying the infinite thread, one gets freedom from financial, physical and mental troubles. It is said that by observing this fast, a person after enjoying all the pleasures finally goes to salvation.
Anant Chaturdashi 2022 Pujan Timing
According to the Hindu calendar, Chaturdashi Tithi will start from 09:02 pm on 08 September. Which will end on September 09 at 06:07 in the evening. Anant Chaturdashi Puja Muhurta will be from 06.03 am to 06.07.00 in the evening. The total duration of worship is 12 hours 04 minutes.
Anant Chaturdashi Puja Vidhi
According to astrologers, the infinite form of Lord Vishnu is worshiped on the day of Anant Chaturdashi. On this day, first of all after taking a bath, take a clean clothes and take a vow of this fast. After this, put a picture of Lord Vishnu by setting up a kalash in the temple. Now dye a string with kumkum, saffron and turmeric and tie 14 knots in it. Now start the worship by offering it to Lord Vishnu.
Chant this mantra
Anant Sansara Mahasumadre Magram Sambhayudar Vasudev.Anantrupe Viniyojayasva Hranantasutraya Namo Namaste.
After this, men sitting in worship should tie the thread on their right hand side and women on the left hand side. After tying the thread, offer food to the Brahmin as much as possible and take the prasad.
Benefits of worshiping Anant Chaturdashi
According to religious beliefs, worshiping Anant Chaturdashi also removes the inauspiciousness of planets. If there is Kaal Sarp Dosh in the horoscope, worshiping on this day gives benefits. Worship of Anant Chaturdashi removes the troubles in life.