Karthik Purnima 2022/ Kartik Purnima Vrat, Snan, Tripurari Purnima, Prakash Parv or Gurpurub is a very holy festival of Hindus, Sikhs and Jain.
This festival is celebrated worldwide as Gurpurub or Jupiter More Nanak Devji Jayanti, also known as Prakash Utsav or Prakash Parv.
Guru Nanak Devji’s 553rd birth anniversary will be celebrated on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, this year. Gurdwaras are decorated with lights. People enjoy continuous Bhajan/ kirtan by Sikh devotees.
Karthik Purnima/ Kartik Purnima is a festival of lights. This Purnima is also known as Tripurari Purnima, Raas Yatra, Dev Diwali or Dev Deepavali.
Prakash Parv, the festival of lights is celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout the world by people of different communities with different names.
This festival is also known as Pushkar Mela in Ajmer, Rajasthan or Kritika Deepam in South India.
Sikhs and Hindus observe Vrat, bathe in the holy river, visit holy places, recite Mantra and do charity to fulfill their desires.
Kartik Snan-daan, Manikarnika Snan/ Karthik Purnima 2022
Kartik Purnima will be observed on Tuesday, November 08, 2022, according to the calendar 2022.
Jain celebrate this day as a starting day of Pushya Abhishek Yatra or the ‘Festival of Lights’.
Devotees keep fast, take bath in the holy river (known as Kartik Snan or Manikarnika Snan) worship, chant Mantra, and donate food and clothes (Anna-daan, Vastra- daan).
Karthik Purnima is a very bright full moon night, considered one of the most auspicious festival, is celebrated by Hindus on the full moon day i.e. Purnima, in the lunar month of Kartik.
Method of performing Kartik Purnima Puja/ Tulsi Puja
Hindus should chant Mantras and Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram after taking holy river bath.
People perform Puja in the evening by lighting Deepak under the Tulsi plant and offering Jal (holy water). Kataki Mela(fair) is also observed on this auspicious day.
It is believed that these remedial measures end ill effects of their sins or Pitra Dosha.
Prakash Parv, Prakashotsava, Kartik Purnima 2022
This auspicious day Kartik Purnima will be celebrated by Sikhs as sacred Gurpurub, Guru Nanak Jayanti or the 553rd birth anniversary of their first Guru and founder, Guru Nanak Dev (Guru Nanak Jayanti).
Guru Nanak Dev was born on 15th April 1469. The date of this sacred festival keeps varying from year to year according to the Sikh calendar.
The gurdwara are decorated with lights and continuous kirtan are performed.
The large number of Sikhs take out the procession on roads, read holy book Guru Granth Sahib or recite Gurbani to remember the Guru, the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.