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May 2022: Know The Main Festivals Of This Month And Their Shubh Muhurat

Let us know about the main festivals in the month of May along with their auspicious date and time.
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We have already reached the fifth month of 2022, May. After celebrating several major festivals in the month of April, now we will get some time to rest in the month of May. However, there are a few major festivals this month as well. Ujjain Pandit and astrologer Manish Sharma Ji told us about the importance of festivals and their auspicious time. 

List Of Festivals In May

  • May 3 - Akshaya Tritiya, Tuesday 
  • 8 May - Ganga Saptami, Bhanu Saptami, Sunday 
  • May 10 - Sita Navami, Janaki Jayanti, Tuesday 
  • May 12 - Mohini Ekadashi fast, Thursday 
  • May 14 - Narasimha Chaturdashi fast, Narasimha Jayanti, Saturday 
  • 15 May - Kurma Jayanti, Sunday 
  • May 16 - Buddha Purnima, Monday 
  • 17 May - Narada Jayanti, Tuesday 

Akshaya Tritiya, Tuesday, May 3

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Akshaya Tritiya is considered very auspicious and is considered extremely important among Hindus. Celebrated on Tritiya tithi of Shukla Paksha of the month of Vaisakh, this festival is considered auspicious to start a new business or venture. Marriage is also considered auspicious on this day. Akshay means something which can never be destroyed. Lord Vishnu is worshipped on this day. It is also said that if gold is bought on this day, then you will get the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi.

Auspicious Time For Worship - May 03, Tuesday from 05:39 AM to 12:18 PM

Sita Navami, Tuesday, May 10

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Along with Lord Ram, Goddess Sita is also worshipped and considered important in Hinduism. It is believed that Goddess Sita appeared on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha of Vaisakh month. Therefore, this day is celebrated as Sita Jayanti. On this day, married women observe fast for the long life of their children and husbands. 

Auspicious Time For Worship - May 09, Monday from 06:32 PM to May 10, Tuesday till 07:24 PM

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Mohini Ekadashi Vrat, Thursday, May 12

According to the Hindu calendar, there are many Ekadashis in a year. One of these is Mohini Ekadashi. This Ekadashi is considered very auspicious. Let us tell you that according to the legend when there was a fight between the gods and the Asuras for drinking nectar during the churning of the ocean, Jagatpita Narayan took the form of the Mohini Apsara and trapped the Asuras in his infatuation. This way the nectar was divided among the gods. It is said that the one who observes the fast of Lord Vishnu on this day, attains salvation by getting rid of all the illusions of the world. 

Auspicious Time For Fasting & Worship - from 5:31 AM to 08:14 PM

Narasimha Chaturdashi Fast, Saturday, May 14

Lord Narasimha is another form of Jagatpita Narayan. Half of his body is like that of a lion and from the trunk, he looks like a man. On the day of Narasimha Jayanti, Lord Narasimha had descended on the earth by tearing down the pillar. He took this avatar to save his devotee Prahlad. Whoever observes his fast on this day, gets free from all the troubles in life.

Auspicious Time For Fasting & Worship - May 14, Saturday and May 15, Sunday

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Buddha Purnima, Monday, May 16

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Buddha Purnima, popularly known as Vaisakh Purnima is celebrated all over the country. There is a special significance in doing charity on this day. It is said that on this day, Mahatma Buddha, the twenty-third incarnation of Lord Vishnu descended on earth.

Auspicious Time For Fasting & Worship - Poornima will start on May 15, 2022, at 12:47 PM and will end on May 16, 2022, at 09:45 AM

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