Ratha Saptami: This day, Ratha Saptami or Magha Saptami, is also known as the birth anniversary of the Hindu deity Surya...
Digital Desk: Ratha Saptami is an auspicious festival dedicated to Lord Surya's (Sun) worship. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Surya enlightened the world on this day with his powerful rays. This day, Ratha Saptami or Magha Saptami is also known as the birth anniversary of the Hindu deity Surya.
Devotees worship him to get rid of past sins. It usually falls a day after Vasant Panchami. This year, it falls on the Saptami tithi in the month of Magha, Shukla Paksha Saptami.
Ratha Saptami 2023: Date and Time
Ratha Saptami falls on Saturday this year (Jan 28). The auspicious muhurat for worshipping Lord Surya began on January 27 at 9:10 a.m. and will end on January 28 at 8:43 a.m.
Ratha Saptami 2023: Rituals
Take a bath at the Arunodaya hour, which is before sunrise.
Worship Lord Surya by offering him water from a Kalash.
Fold your hands in the Namaskar Mudra and pray to the Lord.
Light a Diya with pure ghee. Kapoor
Offer agarbatti and red flowers.