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Karthika Snana

What is the benefit of Karthika snana?

Kartika Snana  is a great way to cleanse oneself from past sins.

When is Karthika snana?

Snana starts from the full moon day in the month of AshvIja to the full moon day in karthika

How to perform Karthika snana?

Go to river early in the morning before sunrise(The stars should be visible) , Do sankalpa and Take a holy dip in the water and do arghya

 

Sankalpa:

Kartikeham karishyami pratah snanam janardhana;
Prityartham tava devesha damodara maya saha;
Dhyatvaham tvam cha devesha jaleasmin snatumudyatah;
Tava prasadatpapam me damodara vinashyatu

Arghya Mantra

Nitya naimittike krishnakarthike papanashane
Gruhanarghyam maya dattam radhaya sahito hare
Vratinah kartika masi snatasya vidhivanmana
Gruhanarghyam maya dattam radhaya sahito hare

 

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