Kolkata: Today is Ramnavami. It will be celebrated all across India. It’s believed that Lord Rama took birth today in the household of King Dasaratha and Queen Kaushalya.
According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama is one of the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu Dusavatar. So, this festival is very important one among the Hindus.
Women will fast seeking Lord Rama’s blessings today. In all Ram temples across the country, a special puja will be organized.
In Sothern India, it’s considered the day when Lord Rama married Sita, so priests observe marriage programme ‘Kalyanautsavam’ in temples. Fasting, puja, bhajana, kirtana everything are observed today to please Lord Rama.