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Vishwakarma Jayanti 2017 date – Sri Viswakarma Jayanthi

Vishwakarma Jayanti is believed to be the day when Lord Viswakarma the divine architect of the universe appeared on earth. Vishwakarma Jayanti 2017 date is September 17. Another popular Vishwakarma Puja is held after Diwali on October 20, 2017 in Bihar and certain parts of North India. This puja is also offered in the Magh month (January – February) in North and western parts of India and it is on February 9, 2017. In Kerala it is also observed on Rishi Panchami day.

Vishwakarma Puja on September 17, 2017 is mainly observed in eastern parts of IndiaWest Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa and Tripura. This is the most famous and most important Biswakarma Puja in a year.

Vishwakarma Puja is also held during the Diwali period in many parts of India.

In Hindu religion, God Vishwakarma is the divine architect of the universe and the divine carpenter. His name first appears in the Rigveda and is also credited with Sthapatya Veda, the science of mechanics and architecture.

Special pujas are performed on the day in temples and in workplaces by Laborers, artisans, carpenters, craftsmen, mechanics, smith and other workers.

Vishwakarma Jayanti in Magh month is mainly observed in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. It falls on Magh Shukla Paksha Trayodasi Tithi.