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Bhadrakali Jayanti 2024 date

Bhadrakali Jayanti is believed to be the day when Goddess Bhadrakali incarnated. Bhadrakali Jayanti 2024 date is June 2. It is observed on the eleventh day of the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) in Jyeshta month. The Jayanthi day gains even more auspiciousness when it falls on Tuesday and the Nakshatra is Revati. The day gains even more significance when it falls after Kumbh Mela.

Legend has it that Bhadrakali appeared when an angry Shiva upon hearing about Sati’s death pulled his hair and threw it down. From it appeared Bhadrakali. There are numerous stories regarding the origin of Goddess Kali.

Devotees wear black clothes on the day and offer coconut water to Goddess Bhadrakali. Murti of Mata is also bathed with milk, sugar etc. The prayers begin at noon.

Belief is that prayers offered on the day will help in overcoming horoscope problems and various graha doshas. Another belief states that prayers offered on the day will help in fulfilling 11 desires.

In some regions people also perform Kumari Puja – pooja of young children.

The day is also observed as Bhadra Kali Ekadasi.