Ayudha Pooja in South India

A vital piece of Navratri celebration, the Ayudha Puja otherwise called the 'Astra Puja'. Considered as the celebration of weapons or "Worship of Implements" Ayudha Puja shows the expression "Ayudha" which implies weapon in Sanskrit.

The 2nd of October, 2014 is Ayudha Pooja where the state of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu celebrates this festival including its implements which are used to earn living to bring successful in its procedures. The appearance of the Shakti goddesses that worshiped amid the Ayudha Puja are Saraswati; the Goddess of shrewdness, expressions and writing, Lakshmi; the goddess of riches and Parvati ;the perfect mother . In a few spots it is called Dusshera, in some different spots Kali Puja or Saraswati Puja and some other it is "Ayudha Puja" however why? The Divine Mother is worshipped in her different manifestations. The Puja regarding Navaratri is known as Bhubaneswar Puja that implies the love of "Universal Mother".

Legend of Ayudha Puja

As per the Hindu epic Mahabharata, upon the arrival of Vijayadashami, the tenth day of Dusshera, Arjun recovered his heavenly weapons was covered up in a tree by him with a specific end goal to lead a life of undercover particular period of exile. Accordingly it is accepted that the individual who revamps or redo their adapting on this promising day will be delegated with accomplishment as Arjun was in the skirmish of Kurukshetra.

Festivals and Customs of Ayudha Puja

On this favorable day, all executes whether weapons of troopers or instruments of artisans are adored. They are cleaned and polished first and afterward spread with sandalwood glue and vermilion. On the eve of the celebration the instruments are put on an apportioned stage and decked with blossoms and festoons. Indeed weapons of war are adorned and put in a line to be worshiped. All these actualize are put before the pictures of goddess and venerated with extraordinary commitment. It is held that when these execute get divine gifts, they always secure success for the user

Significance of Ayudha Pooja

Ayudha Puja has been commended in India, since ancient times. The celebration is about understanding that, work is no less than worship and accordingly one determines to make great utilization of the assets for which he is enriched with the motivation behind heading a respectable life.
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