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Balaram Jayanti 2023 Date - Appearance Day of Balarama

Balaram Jayanti celebrates the appearance day of Lord Balarama, the elder brother of Lord Krishna. Balaram Jayanti 2023 date is August 31 in some regions in South India. In North India, it is observed on September 5 - Baldev Chhat. In some regions it is observed on the Akshaya Tritiya day (April 22, 2023). Balaram Jayanti is observed on the Shravan Purnima (August) day in many regions in India . In some regions it is observed in Vaishakh month (April or May). Lord Balarama was born as the seventh son of Devaki and Vasudeva. As Kamsa was killing all the children of his sister Devaki, an unborn Balaram was transferred to the womb of Rohini, another wife of Vasudeva. Balaram was thus born as the son of Rohini. The popular belief is Lord Balram is an incarnation of Ananta – the snake on which Lord Krishna sleeps. Special prayers are offered on this day in Lord Krishna temples. Lord Balaram symbolizes strength and devotees pray for physical strength and a healthy life

Kajari Purnima – Importance of Kajari Purnima Kajili Poornima

Kajari Purnima, or Kajili Poornima, is observed on the Shravan Purnima day especially in Bihar , Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Kajari Purnima 2023 date is August 30. The rituals associated with Kajari (or Kajri) begin on the ninth day after Shravan Amavasya and ends on Kajli Purnima day. It is a seven day ritual. Kajari Purnima traces its roots to the agrarian economy of India and is observed on the Raksha Bandhan day. Kajari Purnima rituals begin on the Shravan Shukla Paksha Navami – nine days after no moon day in Shravan month. Women bring fresh clay from the field and it is worshipped during the Kajali rituals. Houses are thoroughly cleaned. Some people apply a fresh coat of cow dung on the puja area. A major highlight of the ritual is the fresh and intricately designed Rangoli patterns. The Kajili Purnima rituals are observed by farmers for a good harvest and by couples for the welfare of their kids. Far