Devotees take a dip of faith in Ganga on Buddha Purnima

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Teghra, Ashok Kumar Thakur: The full moon of the month of Vaishakh holds special importance for Ganga lovers. On this day, bathing in the Ganga during the auspicious time has a different significance. On the occasion of Buddha Purnima, a crowd of devotees gathered at various Ganga Ghats of the block from early morning on Thursday, May 23. Despite the rain since morning, a crowd of women, men, elderly and children started arriving at the Mithila Ganga Dham Ghat in Ayodhya to take a bath in the Ganga.

Devotees wished for happiness, peace and prosperity by taking a dip in the Ganges. After this he did charity. A large crowd of people taking bath in the Ganga was seen at Surya Narayan Boulder Ghat, Mahadev Ghat of Bajalpura, Binalpur Ajgar Bar Ghat, Chimni Ghat, Mishra of Raat village, Shivala Ghat and other ghats. Crowds of devotees were also seen in various temples of the area for worship. Since it was an auspicious day for the Mundan Sanskar, the Mundan Sanskar of a large number of children was also performed at the Mithila Ganga Dham Ghat in Ayodhya.

Buddha Purnima is also known as Vaishakh Purnima. This day is celebrated as both the birth anniversary of Lord Gautam Buddha and his Nirvana day. Lord Buddha attained enlightenment on this day. This day has great importance. It is said that bathing in Ganga on the day of Buddha Purnima frees one from sins and apart from attaining knowledge, all other tasks are achieved. Buddha's philosophy of life inspires us to adopt qualities like love, peace, harmony, renunciation, non-violence and restraint. His life is an example for all of us.

It is also believed that on the day of Vaishakh Purnima or Buddha Purnima, Lord Vishnu and Moon God are worshiped as per the rituals. According to experts, Buddha Purnima is celebrated with great faith and belief not only in Buddhism but also in Sanatan Dharma. This festival is very special for the followers of both religions. It is said that Gautam Buddha is the 9th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. For these reasons, Buddha Purnima is considered very sacred even among the people of Sanatan Dharma.

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