Holy or Sacred month of Vaisakh / Baisakh 2016When is Vaisakh Snan
In the year year 2016 Vaisakh Snan begins on Friday 22 April, 2016 and ends on Saturday, 21 May, 2016
In the Hindu calender there are twelve months. Among these 12 months four months are considered sacred and auspicious. These four months are Vaisakh, Shraavan, Kartik and Magh.
Vaisakh month is very dear to Lord Vishnu. Any Jap, Tap,and Daan ,which are done during the month of Vaisakh ,are considered more fruitful . Jal dan (Water donation) is considered to be the best Daan(Donation) during this month. Water pots or water pitchers are given in charity. Some people run water huts during this month.
Importace of Vaisakh Snan / Baisakh Snaan:-
Vaisakh Snan or bathing is an important ritual in the month of Vaisakh. The Vaisakh Snan (bathing) begins from Chaitra Shukla Purnima and continues till Baisakh Shukla Purnima.
The person should get up early in the morning and take a bath in the Brahma Muhurat. Taking bath in this month removes the sins of the person and brings him good luck. Besides taking a bath, the person should chant the Mantra 'Aum Namo Bhagawate Vaasudevaay' at least 1080 times (ten Malas). If possible he should observe fast for these thirty one days by eating food once a day. These all rituals remove the sins, illness and ill effects of the planets.
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