Ram Navami is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Rama, who is one of the major deities in Hinduism.
The festival is celebrated with great fervor and devotion by Hindus all over the world. People observe fasts, decorate their homes and temples, and offer prayers and sweets to Lord Rama. The celebrations also include reciting the Ramayana, the epic story of Lord Rama, and performing religious processions known as “Ram Navami processions.”
Ram Navami in 2023 will be celebrated on Thursday, 30th March.
According to Drik Panchang, the most auspicious time to perform Ram Navami Puja rituals is during the Madhyahna period, which prevails for about 2 hours and 29 minutes.
- Rama Navami Madhyahna Muhurat: 11:11 AM to 1:40 PM
- Rama Navami Madhyahna Moment: 12:26 PM
- Navami Tithi Begins: 9:07 PM on March 29th.
- Navami Tithi Ends: 11:30 PM on March 30th
Historical and cultural significance
Ram Navami has a rich historical and cultural significance in India, as it marks the birth anniversary of Lord Rama, one of the most revered deities in Hinduism. Lord Rama is considered to be a symbol of righteousness, truth, compassion, and devotion to duty, and his life and teachings continue to inspire people across India and around the world.
Ram Navami is celebrated across India, from the northern states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to the southern states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The festival is celebrated with different customs and rituals in different parts of the country, but the underlying spirit of devotion, unity, and brotherhood remains the same.