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Sahastrabahu Arjun Jayanti - Sahasrarjun Jayanti

Sahastrabahu Arjuna is popular in Hindu Puranas as the thousand armed king who defeated Ravana. Sahastrabahu Arjun Jayanti 2019 date is November 3. It is observed annually on the Shukla Paksha saptami day (seventh day of the waxing phase of moon) in Kartik month. He is a contemporary of Sri Ram.


Legend has it that Sahastrabahu had thousand arms and once even defeated the demon king Ravana of Ramayana. It is also believed by some Hindu communities that Sahastrabahu is an incarnation of the Sudarshana Chakra of Vishnu.

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

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 Sahastrabahu humbled the Ravana.

Kansara Samaj and Sahasrarjun Kshatriya Samaj consider that they are from the lineage of Sahasrarjun. 



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