2024 Paush Amavasya Significance, Date, Time, and Puja Vidhi

February 10, 2024

According to the Hindu calendar, the month of Paush is going on at this time. Amavasya Tithi comes once every month. Amavasya has great importance in the Hindu religion. Amavasya Tithi is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In such a situation, Lord Vishnu is worshiped with rituals on this day. On this day, offerings are also made for the peace of the ancestors’ souls. Bathing in holy rivers on Amavasya Tithi has particular significance. After bathing in the river, Arghya is offered to the Sun, and offerings are made to the ancestors. According to religious beliefs, women keep fast on Amavasya day to wish for the long life of their husbands.

2024  Paush Amavasya Date and Time

2024 Paush Amavasya on 11 January 2024

Amavasya Date Start 10 January 2024 from 08:10 PM
Amavasya Date Ends – 11 January 2024 at 05:26 PM

Paush Amavasya Significance 

Paush Amavasya is the day when the moon is not visible in the sky and that day is celebrated as Amavasya. Amavasya comes every month. This time it will be Paush Amavasya as it falls in the month of Paush. This day is considered one of the most important days to worship the ancestors or ancestors.

On this day many people perform Pitru Tarpan and Pind Daan. This day is considered auspicious for performing any religious and spiritual activities. People whose Moon is in a bad position in their birth chart should offer water to the Moon and take a bath in the river Ganga. People who are affected by Saturn and are affected by Saturn’s Sadesati or Mahadasha are advised to light a mustard oil lamp under the Peepal tree.

Paush Amavasya Puja Vidhi and Rituals

  • Wake up early in the morning and take a sacred bath.
  • Most of the people visit holy places to take a dip in the holy river Ganga.
  • On this day, after taking a bath, devotees offer Arghya to Lord Sun.
  • This is an auspicious day for performing Pind Daan and Pitru Tarpan.
  • People who are unable to go to holy places to take a dip in the river Ganga invite Brahmins or priests at home for Pitru Tarpan or Pitru Puja and offer them food, clothes, and Dakshina.
  • Performing Havan and Yagya on this day is considered virtuous.
  • Feeding food to dogs, ants and crows on Amavasya day gives results.
  • People can also organize Pitru Gayatri for the peace of their ancestors.
  • It is beneficial to recite Bhagwat Geeta on this special day.
  • By chanting Vishnu Sahasranama, people can get freedom from Pitra Dosh.

Paush Amavasya Story

There is a legend that a poor Brahmin had a beautiful, virtuous, and cultured daughter, but she could not get married. One day a saint came to his house and was pleased with his service and blessed him and told the girl the solution for her marriage and said that a family lives some distance from her. If he goes and serves his wife every day, his marriage will be successful. The obstacle coming my way will be removed. The next day the girl wakes up in the morning and goes to their house, does the cleaning, and comes back to her house. The woman living in that house is surprised to see who cleans the house before she wakes up and leaves. 

After a few days, the woman saw the Brahmin’s daughter doing this and asked who you were, then the girl told everything that the sage had told her. The lady was pleased with the girl’s honesty and service and blessed her with an early marriage. After some time, the woman’s husband died, but she did not give up and took 108 rounds of the Peepal tree in the courtyard and prayed to Lord Vishnu to bring back her husband’s life. That day was Paush Amavasya. By the grace of God, her husband came back to life. It is believed that the person who takes a bath and revolves around the Peepal tree on this Paush Amavasya day, has all his wishes fulfilled.

Wrapping Up

Pitradosh is one of the most painful defects. Pitra Dosh creates obstacles in a person’s progress. If you are struggling with Pitra Dosh, then the month of Pausha is an auspicious opportunity to get rid of it. Pausha month is considered a month dedicated to ancestors. It is also called Chhota Shraddha Paksha. Pausha month will be the first Amavasya of the year. In which the ancestors can be pleased. If you want to know about Paush Amavasya, you can get more information by consulting an online astrologer consultation.

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