Purnima is considered the most auspicious day in the Hindu calendar. It is regarded as the most sacred and fruitful day. Generally, every Purnima has some importance, but the Purnima falls on Bhadrapada month is most significant. Its great reason is from this Purnima Shraddha Paksha, also known as Pitra Paksha starts. It lasts till the new moon of Ashwin. On this day, in few parts of India, Ganesh Utsav comes to an end, and on the other end, shraddha paksha begins.
Importance of Bhadrapada Purnima:
On this Purnima, it is a provision to worship Lord Satyanarayan. It is believed that any devotee who worships Lord Satyanarayan on this Purnima will get rid of all struggles. Their house will be brim with wealth. A person will achieve position and fame in their life. Among all the handouts, the most superior is the sharing of knowledge. It will never take a person to nescience and befit for leading a successful life.
About Bhadrapada Purnima In Srimad Bhagavatam
In Srimad Bhagavatam, 12th canto 13th chapters 13th sloka, if a person gift Srimad Bhagavatam on the day of Bhadra Pada Purnima will achieve success in the spiritual pathway and attain enlightenment. Thus, in this line of Bhagavatam, knowledge of spirituality and its significance is attained.
Glories of Srimad Bhagavatam
Srimad Bhagavatam is the crown head of all the shastra. It is described as ripen fruits of kalpavriksha of shastra. When Srila Vyasdev was not satisfied after writing all the Vedanta and Puranas, he inscribed Srimad Bhagavatam. It is the concluded form of all Shastras, and It is an Amal Puran means free from all contamination.
At the beginning of the Bhagavatam, Srila Vyasdev announced that whoever will read this book with devotion and dedication, Lord will be situated in the heart. Therefore, that person will get transcendental devotional service of the Lord. Apart from this, no other scriptures are needed.
In Padam Purana, it is mentioned that Srimad Bhagavatam is not different from Supreme Lord. Various cantos of Bhagavatam are compared with Lord’s various body parts. Srimad Bhagavatam is the ultimate source to reach Krishna. It is originated just after the departure of the Lord from the material world to the supreme abode.
How Srimad Bhagavatam Enlighten Our Life:
Currently, there are innumerous evidential Shastras, but Srimad Bhagavatam has great significance. It shows light or pathway to people who lost their way and indulged in the darkness of unawareness. Srimad Bhagavatam is collated with the sun. It shows that without its assistance, other Shastras are ineligible to establish this ultimate truth.
The upshot of Reading Bhagavatam:
On reading Srimad Bhagavatam, anyone can get the gist of all the Vedas. Anyone can attain the ultimate goal of life by reading this to awaken divine love for Supreme Lord and all the living beings. Another goal is to go back home back to Godhead. Many people ask that these things are a matter of the future and what they will achieve while surviving in this materialistic world. Few examples will help them to understand what they will get.
When Kansa, after the forecast, held Devaki’s hair and was going to kill her. In such a situation, if instead of Vasudeva, anyone else might have been there, either he might have brawl or abscond. But Vasudev Ji contended the situation. In this way, we also go through many such cases in our family life, social life, married life.
Second Example: As Dhruv Maharaj, after attaining his devotional goal, his brother was killed by Yaksha. To take revenge by showing anger, he fought with Yakshas to kill them. But later on, anyhow, he tranquil his rage. But no one knows what happened to him suddenly. How he pardoned everyone and how he let off their mistakes.
Lessons Procured Through Examples:
From this example, we should learn to change ourself and to keep our mind calm. Leaving jealousy how to reveal love, how we should behave with people. Suppose you have anyone like Dhritrashtra, how you should treat him, how to treat with our loving ones, with people of similar age groups, atheists, believers, and Supreme Lord. In that case, if he is a male, then with a female, with kids, with people, we learn all these things from Bhagavatam.
So it’s a humble request that on this auspicious festival of Bhadrapad Purnima take and distribute divine scripture of Srimad Bhagavatam. On reading this, we also get material wealth and peace. It relieves us from all sufferings. Above all this, every day for a fixed duration, we should go to Lord’s Pilgrimage, serve him, get the opportunity to worship. Therefore we all should take the privilege of this sacred festival and read Srimad Bhagavatam. If anyone does not have it, they can visit any nearby Iskcon temple and buy it from there or order it from https://buygita.in/.
From this, Purnima Tithi shraddha Paksha is beginning. So everyone should try to read Bhagavatam, a gift to others, as much as they can and unfurl the knowledge gain through it. Through this, our ancestors will also acquire peace and salvation.
In this way, on this Bhadrapad Purnima, we should spread Bhagavatam and Share its knowledge with society and make our own life worthy.
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