Thursday, April 18, 2013

Short Essay on 'Ram Navami' (100 Words)

'Ram Navami' is the famous festival of Hindus. It falls on the Navami of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra Month according to Hindu Calendar. This day is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ram, the son of king Dasharath. Ram is the 7th incarnation of the Dashavatara of Vishnu.

Ram Navami also marks the end of the nine-day utsava called Chaitra Navaratri. On the day of Ram Navami, house is swept clean and pictures of Lord Ram are put on a dais in preparation for the puja. Bhajans praising the exploits of Lord Ram are sung at various houses and temples. This day is celebrated as Ramanavami festival throughout India.