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Rishi Panchami Festival

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Rishi Panchami Festival

Rishi Panchami Festival:

Rishi Panchami, celebrated on the day of Bhadra Shukla Panchami, is being celebrated by Nepali women today, including Arundhati, by worshiping the seven sages. The women get up this morning and go to the nearby rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and ponds. 365 Dattivans brush their teeth, bathe in cow dung, mud and ashes.

Prof. Dr. Ram Chandra Gautam, chairman of the Nepal Panchang Judging Committee and theologian, said that there is a scriptural description that fasting and worship of Haritalika (Teej) should be done by both men and women.

There is a religious belief that if there is an error during menstruation, including touching the shadow, worshiping the seven sages including Arundhati on the day of Rishi Panchami will get rid of it.

It is believed that a woman is cleansed by bathing on the first day of menstruation, Chandalni on the second day, Brahmaghatini on the third day, Dhobini on the third day, and on the fourth day.

That is why today, according to Gautam, there is a scriptural saying that the guilt of untouchability is eliminated by bathing and consuming Panchagavya using cow dung, soil, and ashes.

After bathing in this way, Arundhati, Atri, Gautam, Bhardwaj, Jamadagni, Vashishta, Kashyap, and Vishwamitra are worshiped. Which is also called worshiping the sage Panchami. Today's Panchami is called Rishi Panchami as it is the Panchami that worships the seven sages.

Recognition of the beginning of Rishi Panchami:

There is a legend about the sage Panchami associated with women's menstruation. In ancient times, Indra killed the head of the universe in three pieces, so he had to suffer the sin of spiritual murder.

Suffering from this murder, Indra expressed his sorrow to Brahma. In order to prevent the spiritual murder of Indra, Brahma inflicted the blame on Indra for a year and spread the rest of the blame on the earth, trees, water, and woman in four parts.

According to Madhusudan Subedi, a Pandit who is active in writing spiritual books, there is a religious belief that there is no crop, barrenness coming out of the trees, foam coming out of the water, and foam coming out of the water.

There is a religious belief that if you touch others during menstruation, the perverted germs that come out of a woman's body will cause a bad disease and that is why it is a sin for a woman not to touch it.

Menstruation is the dirt that comes out during menstruation in women. Since it is good for health to avoid it, it is believed that the study has been implemented in society after proving from research.

He also stressed on the need to study the issue from the perspective of modern science and health and make it public.

Today, after bathing and performing pooja, it is customary to eat the weeds, cashews, groundnuts, and crabs that have grown in the plant.

Due to the ban on Teku, Mulpani, and other Risheshwar temples across the country on the day of Rishi Panchami, no one can go there this year due to the restriction.