Holiday – Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti
Mon, Sep 26, 2022

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti is celebrated every year in the Hindu calendar, namely on the fourth day of the month of Ashvin. In 2022, the holiday falls on September 26th. The event is dedicated to the most respected and revered king Maharaja Agrasena, who during his lifetime preached the principles of equality. The descendants of the ruler continue his mission and take an active part in social projects aimed at eradicating inequality.

History

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti is an official public holiday in some parts of India and is celebrated by the Agrahari, Jain and Agrawala communities. This day is founded in honor of the birth of Maharaja Agrasen, who ruled in Agrohi and is also considered the founder of Agrawal and Agrahari. The ruler became famous for not defeating rivals, but for initiating a unique social program, according to which each person who came to Agroha received one brick and one rupee from each inhabitant to build a house and develop a business.

Interesting Facts

  • Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti is not only held in honor and remembrance of the ruler Maharaja Agrasen. On this day, prayers are also offered to the goddess Lakshmi, asking her for blessings and prosperity.
  • The followers of the ruler organize medical funds where everyone can receive medical care, organize free food distribution events, as well as cultural events.
  • Goddess Lakshmi is depicted with four hands, which symbolize the main goals of human life – truth, prosperity, pleasure, liberation.
  • The goddess is depicted on the inflorescence of a lotus, which symbolizes the wealth of the world.

How to celebrate

Goddess Lakshi loves cleanliness, so dedicate a day to cleaning and putting things in order. Read more about Maharaja Agrasen – this is the life of a worthy person, and Indian culture is full of secrets and mysteries that are interesting to learn. Do something good on this day, join the “one brick, one rupee” social program.

When is Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti celebrated in 2022?

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti is observed on the fourth day of the Hindu calendar’s Ashwin month each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Monday September 26 2022
Sunday October 15 2023
Thursday October 3 2024
Monday September 22 2025
Sunday October 11 2026

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