VishwaKarma Puja 2021: Lord Vishwakarma is considered to be the greatest engineer of the mythological period. Vishwakarma is worshiped on Kanya Sankranti. Lord Vishwakarma was born on this day, that is why it is also called Vishwakarma Jayanti. Lord Vishwakarma is also mentioned in Rigveda along with 12 Adityas and Lokpals. This time Vishwakarma Jayanti will be celebrated on Friday, September 17, 2021.
These capitals were built in ancient times by Vishwakarma
It is believed that all the capitals were built in ancient times by Lord Vishwakarma. ‘Swarg Lok’ of Satyuga, ‘Lanka’ of Treta Yuga, ‘Dwarika’ of Dwapar or ‘Hastinapur’ of Kaliyuga. It is also said that the immediate creation of ‘Sudamapuri’ was done by the creator Vishwakarma.
Origin of Vishwakarma
According to the legend, at the beginning of the creation, first of all, Narayana i.e. Lord Vishnu appeared on the Shesha bed in the ocean. From his navel lotus, the four-faced Brahma was visible. The son of Brahma was ‘Dharma’ and the son of Dharma was ‘Vastudeva’. It is said that Vastu was the seventh son born from a woman named ‘Vstu’ of religion, who was the original originator of Shilpa Shastra. Vishwakarma was born from the same Vastudev’s wife named Angirasi. Like his father, Vishwakarma also became a unique master of architecture.
Lord Vishwakarma has many forms
Lord Vishwakarma has many forms. Two-armed, four-armed and ten-armed, and one-faced, four-faced and five-faced. He has five sons named Manu, Maya, Tashta, Shilpi and Daivagya. These five were well versed in different styles of architectural craft and they invented many things. In this context Manu is associated with iron, Maya with wood, Tashta with bronze and copper, Shilpi brick and Divine with gold and silver.
Vishwakarma Puja Auspicious Muhurta
Vishwakarma Puja will be organized on Kanya Sankranti. The holy period of Sankranti will be worshiped from 6:07 am on Friday, September 17, till 3:36 am on Saturday, September 18. Worship is prohibited only during the time of Rahu Kaal. On September 17, Rahukaal will remain from 10:30 am to 12 noon.