Agrasen Jayanti - the birth anniversary of Maharaja AgrasenWhen is Agrasen Jayanti in 2016
In the year 2016 Agrasen Jayanti is on Saturday, 01 October, 2016.
Important things about Agrasen Jayanti -
> Agrasen Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Maharaja Agrasen.
> Agrasen Jayanti is celebrated on the Pratipada of Shukla Paksh in the month of Ashvin of Hindu calendar every year.
> This Jayanti is celebrated by the people of Agrawal community with enthusiasm, faith and devotion.
> Maharaja Agrasen was the votary or worshiper of goddess Lakshmi. He inspired the people of his empire to work hard and pay attention to their duties. His principle was, 'Work is worship and one can become prosperous only through working hard'. That is why the people of Agrawal community believe in this principle.
Maraja Agrasen gave emphasis on the creative use of the means and resources of the country. He believed in non-violence and peace.
> In honor of Maharaja Agrasen, the Govt. of India issued a postage stamp in 1976 on the occasion of his 5100th Jayanti.