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Sita Navami 2024: Rituals to follow on this day

Published on May 15, 2024 01:50 PM IST
  • Sita Navami is marked by various rituals and observances that aim to seek the blessings of the divine couple and invoke their grace.
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Sita Navami, celebrated on the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Hindu month of Vaishakha, commemorates the birth of Goddess Sita, the consort of Lord Rama. Here are some of the essential rituals to follow on Sita Navami:(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 01:50 PM IST

Sita Navami, celebrated on the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) in the Hindu month of Vaishakha, commemorates the birth of Goddess Sita, the consort of Lord Rama. Here are some of the essential rituals to follow on Sita Navami:(PTI)

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Visiting Temples: Visit temples dedicated to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita, offer prayers, and seek their blessings.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 01:50 PM IST

Visiting Temples: Visit temples dedicated to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita, offer prayers, and seek their blessings.(Pinterest)

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Puja and Prayers: Perform puja and recite prayers to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. Offer flowers, fruits, and sweets as part of the ritual.(Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Puja and Prayers: Perform puja and recite prayers to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. Offer flowers, fruits, and sweets as part of the ritual.(Freepik)

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Fasting: Observe a fast on Sita Navami, consuming only sattvic (pure) food items like fruits, milk, and dry fruits.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fasting: Observe a fast on Sita Navami, consuming only sattvic (pure) food items like fruits, milk, and dry fruits.(Pinterest)

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Early Morning Bath: Begin the day by taking an early morning bath, preferably in a river or pond, as it is considered auspicious on this day.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Early Morning Bath: Begin the day by taking an early morning bath, preferably in a river or pond, as it is considered auspicious on this day.(ANI)

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Chanting of Mantras: Chant the Rama Raksha Stotra, Sita Stuti, or other devotional mantras dedicated to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita.(HT File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chanting of Mantras: Chant the Rama Raksha Stotra, Sita Stuti, or other devotional mantras dedicated to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita.(HT File Photo)

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Performing Aarti: Perform aarti, a ritual of waving lighted lamps before the deities, as a mark of respect and devotion.(HT Photo/Ravi Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Performing Aarti: Perform aarti, a ritual of waving lighted lamps before the deities, as a mark of respect and devotion.(HT Photo/Ravi Kumar)

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Singing Bhajans and Kirtans: Engage in devotional singing, such as bhajans and kirtans, to express love and gratitude towards the divine couple.(HT File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 01:50 PM IST

Singing Bhajans and Kirtans: Engage in devotional singing, such as bhajans and kirtans, to express love and gratitude towards the divine couple.(HT File Photo)

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