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Datta Jayanti 2023: Date, Time, Rituals, Puja Vidhi and Impotance

Datta Jayanti 2023: Date, Time, Rituals, Puja Vidhi and Impotance

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The Hindu god Dattatreya (also known as Datta), who is a combined form of the holy trinity, Shiva, Brahma, and Vishnu, is celebrated on this day, which is also known as Dattatreya Jayanti or Datta Jayanti. Maharashtra is where Dattatreya Jayanti is primarily observed. God Dattatreya is renowned for assisting people in leading moral lives in the proper manner.

A seven-day festival honouring God Datta is held at shrines like Manik Prabhu. Beginning on Ekadashi and lasting till Purnima, it is a huge celebration. Additionally, reciting the Shri Gurucharitra is a significant tradition that officially kicks off the celebrations seven days before the Jayanti. The eve of Datta Jayanti occurs on a Full Moon day (Purnima) in the month of Margashirsha, according to the Hindu calendar.

Dattatreya Jayanti Date 2023

Tuesday, 26 December 2023

Datta Jayanti Puja Vidhi & Fasting

  • The process of keeping a fast for Datta Jayanti must be carried out by the devotees before sunrise, after which they must take a holy bath.
  • The devotees must present sweets, incense sticks, flowers, and lamps during the puja.
  • Sacred mantras, holy melodies, and passages from the Avadhuta and Jivanmukta Gita must all be recited by devotees.
  • When performing puja, coat the statue of the Datta God with sandalwood paste, turmeric powder, and vermilion.
  • Devotees must recite mantras like “Om Shri Gurudev Datta” and “Sree guru dattatreyaya namah” for the purification and enlightenment of the soul and mind.

Benefits of Datta Jayanti Puja

The Dattatreya Upanishad states that those who maintain the fast and offer worship to Deity Datta on the eve of Datta Jayanti will receive the following blessings and benefits:

  • All of the followers’ material and financial desires are satisfied.
  • Obtain top knowledge and achieve all of your life’s objectives.
  • The observers release their anxiety levels and unidentified fears.
  • The removal of the negative planetary afflictions
    removal of all mental pains and ancestor-related problems.
  • Aids one to follow moral ways in life.
  • To release the soul from all karmic obligations
  • Increases a person’s proclivity for spirituality

Dattatreya Beej Mantra

Dakshinamurthy Beejam cha Raama Beeken samyuktam.
Draam Ityekaaksharam Gneyam Bindunaathakalaatmakam
Dattasyaadi Mantrasyaa Datreya syaadimaswaraha
Tatrastharepha samyuktam Bindunada Kalatmika
Yetat beejam Mayapa Roktham Brahma-vishnu- shiva namakam

Importance of Datta Jayanti

On the day of Dattatreya Jayanti, devotees believe that performing the puja rites will benefit them in all aspects of life, but the main benefit of the sacred eve is that it protects people from ancestor-related troubles and issues. On the day of the incarnation, worshipping and praying to the deity will help devotees live fruitful lives.