Kartik Purnima is one of the auspicious festivals of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains which celebrated on the full moon day of the fifteenth lunar day of the Karthik month. Ths holy festival celebrates in India and also known as Tripuri Purnima and Tripurari Purnima. Most of the devotees called this festival as Deva Diwali or Deva Deepawali. Karthik Purnima is also the festival of lights of the gods which celebrated especially in North India regions. While Karthikai Deepam is the related festival that celebrates in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, TamilNadu, Kerala and SriLanka.
This year Kartik Purnima observed n 4th November 2017, when Saturn is the full moon of the Shukla Paksha month of Kartik. Purnima or the Full moon has special significance in the lives of Hindu. On this festival, devotees worship and perform charity after the completion of the full moon also attained Akshaya fruits. Kartik month is one of the auspicious months in which devotees take bath early in the morning at the ghats o Ganges to win the heart of Lord Krishna.
On this day devotees light up Diyas and lamp on the Ghats. Also, they worship Goddess Tulsi along with Lord Krishna for health and wealth upbringing. It is believed that on Kartik Purnima Goddess Tulsi got married to Lord Krishna. So, people also celebrate this day by performing the marriage of Tulsi with Lord Krishna.
Kartik Purnima 2017 Puja Vidhi
On this day of the Kartik Purnima devotees have to hang mango leaves on the house entrance gate. Also, they have to take bath early in the morning at 4 am. Devotees should also have to worship Lord Shani on this day. They perform puja by lightning up Diyaas and making sweets. And for the prosperity of the house devotees lit ghee diya in the basil plant.