Eruvaka Purnima: Full moon day in the month of Jyeshta is celebrated as Eruvaka Pournami as per Telugu almanac. Eruvaka Purnima is a special festival celebrated mainly by the farmers and agriculturists in South India. It is celebrated to mark the end of the harvest season and to thank God for a successful crop.
On this day, farmers perform rituals and offer prayers to Lord Shiva, seeking his blessings for a prosperous future. The festival also serves as an opportunity for people to come together, exchange gifts, and enjoy traditional delicacies. It is an important event that brings joy to rural communities across India.
According to astrology, Jyeshtha Nakshatra considered a good day to plow and start work. That’s why when the rainy season begins, farmers clean the trees in the morning, paint their horns with colors and decorate them with garlands and flowers and worship Kattekadi with incense lamp offerings. After that, a special pooja performed for the goats and they are fed with baboons.
Go to the farm and worship the Mother Earth. Also, on the day of Eruvaka Punnami in the evening. The Oxs are decorated with colorful cloths and paraded with drums and melatalas. After that, Ayurvedic medicines and oils are given to the animals to prevent them from contracting infectious diseases.
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