Anant Chaturdashi Vrat Katha in English - Description
Dear friends, today we are going to provide Anant Chaturdashi Vrat Katha in English PDF for all of you. The fast of Anant Chaturdashi is observed on the Chaturdashi of Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha. Anant Chaturdashi fast is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. On this day Lord Vishnu is worshipped according to the rituals.
It is believed that by worshipping Lord Vishnu and fasting on Anant Chaturdashi, one gets the blessings of Lord Vishnu. Anant Chaturdashi is the last day of the ten-day long Ganesh festival which is also known as Ganesh Chaudas.
Ganesh Chaturthi is also one of the most famous festivals in Sanatan Hindu Dharma. If you want to preform this fast on the day of Anant Chaturdashi to get the special blessings of Lord Shri Vishnu Ji then through this article you can easily get Anant Chaturdashi Vrat Katha in English after reading it you can properly observed this fast.
Anant Chaturdashi Vrat Katha PDF in English – Anant Chaturdashi 2022 Story PDF
According to mythology, there was a Brahmin named Sumant who had a daughter named Sushila. Sushila was married to sage Kaundinya. When Sage Kaundinya took Sushila with him to his home, the sage went to perform evening prayers near the bank of the river.
Meanwhile, Sushila saw that a lot of women were also worshipping and offering prayers. She asked the women to whom they are offering their prayers. She told her about the importance of worshipping Lord Anant and observing a fast for the day. Sushila also wished to observe the fast of Anant Chaturdashi and tied a sacred thread on her arm comprising 14 knots.
Kaundinya asked Sushila about this thread tied on her arm. She told him about worshipping Lord Anant. He got angry and pulled the sacred thread and put it into the fire. His act of dishonouring Lord Anant and then he started losing all his wealth.
Later sage realized his mistake and regretted his actions. He wanted to rectify his misdeeds so he decided to go through a strict penance till the time Lord Ananta appears in front of him. In spite of all the efforts and facing enormous hardships, Kaundinya was not able to see the deity. When he realized that all his efforts are going in vain, he decided to commit suicide.
But when he was hanging himself, suddenly he was saved by Lord Vishnu and he appeared in front of Kaundinya and advised him to observe a 14-year-long vow to worship Lord Anant and keep a fast of Anant Chaturdashi to get his lost wealth.
Kaundinya promised and started observing an Anant Chaturdashi fast for 14 consecutive years with utmost sincerity. It is believed that for devotees who observe fast on Anant Chaturdashi, Lord Vishnu bless them with the desired wish fulfilment.
Anant Chaturdashi Rituals 2022 PDF – How to Perform Anant Chaturdashi Puja at Home
- Devotees wake up early in the morning and take a bath before commencing the rituals.
- Take a wooden chowki and cover it with yellow cloth on which they mark fourteen tilaks (small vertical strips) with Roli.
- 14 puas (sweet wheat bread which is deep-fried) and fourteen puris and kheer (wheat bread which is deep-fried) are placed at the place of tilaks.
- Make Panchamrit which symbolizes ‘Ocean Of Milk’ (Kshirsagar) and offer it to Lord Anant.
- A sacred thread comprising 14 knots which represents Lord Anant then is swirled in the Panchamrit five times.
- The devotees observe a fast and then tie the sacred thread coloured with turmeric and kumkum called the Ananta Sutra on their arms (right arm of the men and left arm of the women).
- After 14 days, devotees can remove the thread.
Anant Chaturdashi 2022 Significance PDF
Lord Vishnu is also known as Anant which means eternal and Chaturdashi means fourteen. On the day of Anant Chaturdashi, usually, men keep an Anant Chaturdashi fast for getting relieved from all their past sins and for the wellbeing of their children and family but anyone can observe a fast on this auspicious day of Anant Chaturdashi irrespective of age and gender.
People who observe fast on Chaturdashi, Lord Vishnu bestow his devotees with health, wealth, lost property and money. Anant Chaturdashi is also famous for the grand festival of Ganesha Visarjan, people give farewell to Lord Ganesha on this day after worshipping him for ten long days with full dedication and devotion.
It is believed that Pandavas lost all their glory ad wealth during gambling and had to go to exile for 12 long years. King Yudhishthir asked Lord Krishna to suggest a solution to get out of this problem then Lord Krishna advised them to observe fast and worship Lord Anant on this particular day to get their lost kingdom and glory.
Anant Chaturdashi Muhurat 2022 PDF
Here you can easily check Anant Chaturdashi 2022 Shubh Muhurat:
Anant Chaturdashi 2022 Date Friday, 9th September 2022
Chaturdashi Tithi Begins Thursday, 8th September 2022 – 09:02 PM
Chaturdashi Tithi Ends Friday, 9th September 2022 – 06:07 PM
Anant Chaturdashi Puja Muhurat Friday, 9th September 2022 – 06:03 AM to 06:07 PM
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