Today is celebrate Kartik Purnima festival on November 4. Kartik Purnima is also known and celebrated as Deva Diwali, Tripuri Poornima or Tripurari Purnima in different parts of the country. On this day completion of the full moon in Kartik Purnima According to the mythology, People worship Vishnu god, perform religious ceremonies and take bath in the holy river of Ganga.At the time of Kartik Purnima, the ghee lamp should be lit in Tulsi plants. This will keep the prosperity of the house.
Importance of the Holy Bath or Ganga Snan
Devotees make offerings, perform rituals and take bath in the holy river since they it will give relief from the sufferings and sins of life. They also observe fasts and worship Shiva and the temples organize special puja for the god.
Taking bath in the holy river Ganga commences early morning from the Ashwin Shukla Paksha to Kartik Shukla Paksha. People also worship Lord Vishnu by offering him flowers and prasad.
Kartik Purnima is considered to be very important during Kartik month. It is believed that Lord Vishnu also incarnated as Matsya on the day of Kartik Purnima. Taking a bath in river Ganga and donating food by a person as per her wishes on Kartik Purnima is considered to be the best sacred karma. Also, Remember Guru Nanak Dev ji was born on Kartik Purnima.