What is Ram Navmi?
Ram Navmi is the Hindu festival which is celebrated on the birth of Lord Rama
who is the first son of King Dashrath. When Lord Rama was born, the whole
Ayodhya received the joyful moment as the dream of King come true. King Dashrath
is having three wives but they don’t have any children at all. Then king perform
yagya and then gives Prasad to all his wives after some days they are all are
blessed with baby boy on the last day of navmi in Vedic calendar, in which Lord
Rama is the elder son in the family.
History and celebration of Ram Navmi
History of Ram Navmi
The legend related with this festival is related to Lord Rama who has been born
in the incarnation of Lord Vishnu and come down to earth in this form to kill
Ravana. Lord Brahma is receiving many complaints from all gods related to Ravana
who is irritating many people on earth. So Lord Brahma could not kill Ravana
itself as he himself has granted many boons to Ravana. Lord Vishnu then agreed
to go to earth in the form of Prince Ram who is the son of Dashrath and
Celebration of Ram Navmi
This festival is related with the celebration of the birth of Lord Rama. On this
great day people used to keep fast because they had a belief that those who
don’t keep fast they go to hell directly. People also believed that on this
great day if any one wishes for his best, lord Rama will fulfills his or her
wish on this great day. On this special day temples are decorated and the images
of Lord Rama is adorned. People used to offer flowers along with fruits to God.
People also used to engage themselves in Satangs and any other gatherings which
are organized to celebrate the birth of Lord Rama. People used to take part in
various gatherings. During these days they also go for fasting for 9 days and
after this festival had their fruits along with Prasad.