Vishwakarma Puja is one of the leading festival celebrated across India, according to Indian mythological texts God Vishwakarma was the Principal Universal Architect who designed the mesmerizing Universe and also helped god in designing Heaven. Lord Vishwakarma is known to be the spiritual idea and the spirit of energy that allows and bestow artisan, craftsmen, weavers, smith, and mechanics to collaborate their efforts to form best of products or crafts in order to be used by common people.
The Lord Vishwakarma is portrayed in his idols as sitting on the back of Elephant holding a water pot in his hand, the other three hands are equipped with the Vedas, a noose and a craftsmen tool to offer a blessing to the people with occupation as workers and professionals. Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated every year in between Dussehra and Diwali, Lord Vishwakarma is known as the supreme worker with excellence in craftsmanship and known to teach the mysteries of science to mankind in order to let the people of Earth help themselves with new discoveries and advancement.
Vishwakarma Puja Date
Vishwakarma Puja according to Hindu calendar falls on Padyami, also called as the first day of Kartik Masa and the Puja is performed on the fourth day of Diwali (Next Day to Diwali). In some states such as West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated on 17th September of ever year. The lunar calendar doesn’t fluctuate dates in these states.
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Vishwakarma Puja Celebration
Above information gives information about the significance of Vishwakarma Puja, the Supreme worker is offered with prayers and celebrations in order to bestow his blessings for more craft advancement and prosperity in business. The god of workers is offered celebrations by workers and their family as well. Different factories and workplaces install pandals on Vishwakarma Puja, these pandals features idols of Lord Vishwakarma and the whole day is devoted towards offering prayers and seeking blessings of the supreme worker in order to gain more prosperous safe working environment. Workers with their family along with authority of the workplace and their family in a unit offer prayer to Lord Vishwakarma, the dull and robotic workplaces on this day come alive and they all enjoy together. The factory workers, writers, and other respective workers in different fields offer their tools and weapons to the idol of Vishwakarma in order to seek new heights in their respective fields.
Everybody gathers together and pray and thereafter Prasad is distributed.