Viswakarma Puja~विश्वकर्मापूजा in
year 2019 will be celebrated on Tuesday,
17th September 2019. Viswakarma is known
as the divine engineer since the Aniciant
age. As a mark of reverence he is not only worshipped by the engineering
community but also by all professionals. This
festival is celebrated in the month of September. The festival is observed on
Sankranti Day (September) which follows the Ganesh
Viswakarma : According to the legends of Viswakarma Puja In Hindu
religious texts, Viswakarma is known
as Devashilpi or The Architect of Gods.
He has four hands, carrying a water-pot, a book,
a noose and craftsmans tools
with full enthusiasm. His mother name was Yogasiddha, sister was
known as Brihaspati. His father was called
Prabhas, the eighth hermit of the legendary Astam Basu.
According to mythology, it is Lord Vishwakarma who is
the divine architect of not only the whole universe but also
the earth and heaven.
It is said that Vishwakarma also
created methods for creating the missiles and weapons used in mythological
times like the Vajra made from
the bones of Dadhichi sage used
Indra. Lord Vishwakara is considered to be the best worker,
the symbol of quality and excellence in craftsmanship.
Mythology describes some of Vishwakarmas creations in vivid details.
They include the mythical town of Dwarka, the capital of
Lord Krishna. It is
also aid that Viswakarma built the town of Hastinapur, the
capital of Pandavas and Kauravas. Vishwakarma also
built the town of Indraprastha for
the Pandavas. His most important of all creations is Golden (Sone ki) Lanka where
demon king Ravana lived and ruled.
of Viswakarma Puja : This is the puja of Lord Viswakarma, the
main architect of the universe who had
fabricated the universe as per the direction of Brahma, the
lord of creation. Viswakarma Puja is celebrated
by all industiral houses, artists, craftsman and weavers.
It is observed mostly in workshops, offices and factories in
the industrial areas. Shop floors in various factories wear a festive
look on this occasion. In beautifully decorated
pandals the image of Viswakarma and his
faithful elephant are inaugurated and worshipped.
towns in urban area come alive with decorative
pandals and loudspeakers. Most factories around the area
declare the annual bonus on this day. The puja
pandals are usually made within the factory premises. On this day family
members of the employees come
together to create a bright moment in an otherwise dull and mundane workshop.
the day of Vishvakarma Puja : The entire factory workforce sits
together for lunch. The rituals are
followed by the distribution of Prasad. The
yearly feast is cooked and the workmen and the owners take their lunch get
together. People are also found to be flying multi-colour kites.
fills up with all shades and colours. Chadials, Candles, Chowrangees, Petkattas, Mayurpankhis, Baggas fly
high to establish the skills of the fliers. The sky becomes a war zone with the
discarded kites dropping every now and then with the cry of Bho-Kattaaa, Aai-bho from
the distant roofs or parks.