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Kartavirya Arjuna Jayanti 2023 Date - Importance

Kartavirya Arjuna is popular in Hindu Puranas as the thousand armed king who defeated Ravana. Kartavirya Arjuna Jayanti 2023 date is November 19. Kartaviryarjuna Jayanti is observed annually on the Shukla Paksha saptami day (seventh day of the waxing phase of moon) in Kartik month. Somvanshi Sahasrarjun Kshatriya Samaj and Kansara Samaj in India believe that they are from the lineage of Karthaveeryarjuna.

Sage Dattatreya was the guru of Kartavirya Arjuna. It is believed that he got his thousands arms as a blessing from Sage Dattatreya.

Some scholars are also of the view that Kartavirya Arjuna is an incarnation of the Sudarshana Chakra of Hindu God Vishnu.

Legend has it that once he blocked Godavari using his thousand arms to take bath with his queens. This enraged Ravana who was bathing on one side of Godavari. It is said that in the battle that followed Kartavirya Arjuna humbled the Ravana.