Kartik Purnima 2019 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Samagri, Mantra, Timings: Kartik Purnima, a holy festival for the Hindu and the Jain community, is widely celebrated in different parts of the country. It is known by various names like Tripuri Purnima and Tripurari Purnima and is celebrated on the 15th lunar day in the month of Kartik. This year it will be celebrated on November 12. On this day, Lord Vishnu and Shiva are worshipped. The day has a long history, and it believed that on this day Lord Shiva had killed Tripurasura.
Rituals and Puja Vidhi
The festivities of Kartik Purnima continue for five days. The day of Kartik Purnima also marks the celebrations of Tulsi Vivaah. On this day, the marriage ceremony of Lord Vishnu with Devi Vrinda (Tulsi plant) is commemorated with great pomp and show. People also donate lamps on this day as it is believed to be very rewarding. Reciting Vedic mantras and bhajans is also considered very auspicious on this day. Some devotees also organise special puja for Lord Shiva. It is believed by many that Lord Vishnu worshipped Lord Shiva on this day and even offered him one thousand lotus flowers.
On this day, members of the Jain community visit Palitana, a Jain pilgrimage centre. There are also those who go to the foothills of Shatrunjay hills of Palitana taluka and this journey is considered auspicious.
Date and Timings
According to drikpanchang.com, here are the puja timings:
Purnima Tithi begins on 06:02 pm on Nov 11, 2019
Purnima Tithi ends on 07:04 pm on Nov 12, 2019.