Sita Navami / Janaki Navami - 2017When is Sita Navami or Ram Navami in 2017
In the year 2017, Janki Navami / Sita Navami is on Thursday , 04 May, 2017.
Vaisakh Shukla Navami Samwat 2074.
Important things about Sita Navami / Janaki Navami
> Vaisakh Shukla Navami is known as Seeta Navami or Janaki Navami.
> Janki Navami which is known as Sita navami also, is celebrated as the birth day of Devi Sita. Sita is the adopted daughter of king Janak. So she is also known as Janki.
> According to the Hindu mythology Sita is the incarnation of goddess Laxmi.
> The life of Sita is considered as the ideal life and guide to the women folk . So on this day the married women keep fast and pray to Devi Sita to bless them with happy life.
> The women as well as men recite the Ramayan on this day.
> In some parts of north India and particularly in Rajasthan , Janaki Navami is considered as the Aboojh Muhurat or the popular Muhurat for marriage. So if no proper muhurat for marriage is available, marriage is performed on this Tithi.