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Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti 2022 Dates History Government Holiday

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According to the Hindu calendar, Valmiki Maharshi Jayanti is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Ashwini every year. On the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti, some special programs are organized across the country. So far there is no clear evidence about Valmiki’s birth. But scholars say that he was born to Varun, Charsi, the ninth son of Maharishi Kasyapa and Aditi.

Along with this, many stories about Valmiki Maharshi are popular. According to Puranas, some scholars say that Valmiki was born with Brahma element. Narada preached the name ‘Rama’ to Valmiki, who was doing robberies, hunting animals, killing animals, etc., who became a sage due to the teachings of the seven sages, and Ratnakara, who became a thief due to bad associations.

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti 2022 Dates History Government Holiday

The Date of Valmiki Jayanti 2022 is on 09 October 2022, Sunday

  • According to the Puranas, Sita Devi lived in Valmiki Ashram for many years when Lord Rama was away from Sita. This is where mother Sita Devi gave birth to Lava and Kusha. This is also the reason why Seetamma’s mother is called Vani Devi.
  • Valmiki is also known as Ratnakar. A Bhilani Ratnakara stole it, due to which he was brought up in the Bhil community. Later he became a thief. When Ratnakar realized that he was on the wrong path, he decided not to make that mistake again. He decided to follow a new path.
  • At that time when Narada approached Maharshi, Narada instructed him to chant the name of ‘Rama’ to go his way. Since then he became a monk and started doing penance. However, Brahma appreciated this penance and granted him enlightenment. Not only that. He also gave him the ability to write Ramayana. There are also stories about Valmiki in circulation.

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