Sharad Purnima 2023: True Reasons Of Worshipping Goddess Lakshmi
Sharad Poornima is also known as Ashwin Purnima & Kojagari Purnima in some parts of India. On this day, farmers worship Goddess Lakshmi on Sharad Purnima for the harvesting of their crops. People worship Goddess Lakshmi for prosperity and abundance. This day signifies the end of the rainy season.
The term Sharad itself symbolises the beginning of Sharad Ritu. Sharad Purnima has a huge religious significance. It is believed that Maa Lakshmi was born on this day, and whoever offer special prayers to her may get Goddess’s blessings. Many devotees also keep fast to impress Maa Lakshmi on this day.
On the day of Sharad Purnima, the full moon is visible with so much brightness. It is also believed that it drips Amrit on planet Earth, so moonlight on Sharad Purnima may possess medical and nourishing properties. At night, the weather starts changing, and the winter season begins. Now, let us know the significance and story behind the Sharad Purnima.