Vishwakarma Pooja 2020 (Photo Credits: Wikipedia)
Vishwakarma Puja 2020: Every deity in Hindu scriptures has its own importance and its divine power. One of them is Bhagwan Vishwakarma. It is believed that Lord Vishwakarma created divine weapons, weapons, and temples etc. for our Gods and Goddesses. It is said that when Lord Brahma was creating the universe, Vishwakarma ji helped him. Lord Vishwakarma was born on the day of Kanya Sankranti, which falls on 16 September every year. On this day, technicians and engineers associated with spare parts worship Lord Vishwakarma.
Who is Lord Vishwakarma?
According to Vishnu Purana, Vastu Dev was born from the womb of a woman named Dharma. Lord Vishwakarma originated from the womb of Vastudeva’s wife named Angirasi. Lord Vishwakarma is considered to be the originator of craftsmanship in Hinduism. It is said that architecture Vishwakarma was inherited from Father Vastudev, hence Vishwakarma later became popular as the great master of architecture.
How to worship in this way
On the day of Kanya Sankranti i.e. 16th September, after bathing and donating in the morning, wear clean or new clothes and meditate on Lord Vishwakarma. Lord Vishwakarma is worshiped and performed with full legal practice. This puja and yagya are performed only by the married couple. In front of the place where worship and yagahuti are to be done, the person should sit with his wife. Now pay attention to Shrihari and offer akshat and flowers after applying tilak of Roli on the idol of Vishnu and Vishwakarma. Now offer water to God by chanting the following mantra.
Om Aadhar Shaktape Nam: and Om Qumayi Nam:; Om Anantam Nam: Earth Earth
After this, after spraying water around the place of worship, sprinkle yellow mustard in all four directions. Tie a rakshaasutra to yourself and your wife and meditate on Lord Vishwakarma. After performing Yagyahuti, perform the aarti of Vishwakarma ji. After this, if there is any item of machinery in the house, then make a comment on it, roll it and tie a Raksasutra by offering flowers. After the Puja is over, distribute the Prasad to all. Also read: Vishwakarma Jayanti 2020: Lord Vishwakarma was the world’s best engineer, architect and painter, know how to worship on his birth anniversary
Why say, Lord Vishwakarma was the first engineer of the universe
According to mythological texts, Lord Vishwakarma was the one who built Indrapuri, Yampuri, Varunpuri, Kuberpuri, Pandavpuri, Sudamppuri, Shivamandalpuri etc. Pushpak Vimana was also his work. Bhagwan Vishwakarma had also constructed the buildings of all the gods and their weapons with deadly and divine power. Apart from this, Lord Vishwakarma has also created the armor-coil of Karna, the Sudarshan Chakra of Lord Vishnu, the trident of Shiva and the period of Yamraj, etc., which is why he is called the first engineer of the universe.