Vishwakarma Jayanti: Celebrating the God of Architecture

Vishwakarma Jayanti: Celebrating the God of Architecture


Vishwakarma Jayanti, also known as Vishwakarma Puja, is a festival that honors Lord Vishwakarma, the God of architecture and the divine creator. This year, the festival falls on Sunday, September 17. It is celebrated in various states including Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Tripura. The festival takes place on the last day of the Bengali month called Bhadra.

Lord Vishwakarma is considered the world’s first architect and engineer in the sacred Hindu texts. On Vishwakarma Jayanti, craftsmen, artisans, peasants, mechanics, industrial workers, and smiths gather to worship the Lord with their tools. This act symbolizes their reverence for the skills and creativity bestowed upon them Lord Vishwakarma.

On this auspicious day, people exchange wishes and quotes to express their gratitude and seek blessings from Lord Vishwakarma. Some of the messages include:

– “May Lord Vishwakarma fill each and every day of your life with happiness, your home with harmony, and your professional life with great success.”

– “On this blessed occasion of Vishwakarma Puja, may you be blessed with skills and creativity. Happy Vishwakarma Jayanti!”

– “With the blessings of the divine architect Lord Vishwakarma, may we lead ourselves on the path of progress and sustainable development in harmony with the environment.”

This festival is a time to celebrate the skills and creativity that have been bestowed upon individuals, as well as to seek blessings for a prosperous and successful life. Let us celebrate Vishwakarma Jayanti with gratitude and reverence towards the divine creator who has blessed us with our talents.


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