Vishwakarma Jayanti is an auspicious day dedicated solely to Lord Vishwakarma who is assigned the role of a divine architect of the Gods. Lord Vishwakarma is believed to be the creator of all palaces of the Hindu Gods and Goddesses and their weapons and vehicles.
Vishwakarma Jayanti falls on September 16 or 17 on the day of Kanya Sankranti or Kanya Sankramanam as per the Gregorian calendar.
Vishwakarma Jayanti 2020 also falls on February 7. Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Lord Vishwakarma every year.
In some places such as Rajasthan and Gujarat, Vishwakarma Jayanti is celebrated in February.
As celebrations of Vishwakarma Jayanti 2020 gains pace, we bring to you important pooja timings and Trayodashi Tithi for the auspicious occasion.
Vishwakarma Jayanti 2020 Tithi and Muhurta:
Sunrise: Feb 07, 2020 7:08 AM
Sunset: Feb 07, 2020 6:13 PM
Trayodashi Tithi Begins: Feb 06, 2020 8:23 PM
Trayodashi Tithi Ends: Feb 06, 2020, 6:31 PM
Puja is held in shops, factories, offices and workplaces on Vishwakarma Jayanti. People adorn their places with flowers bring in the festival essence. Devotees worship Lord Vishwakarma and his Vahan, the elephant.
The idol of Lord Vishwakarma is placed in decorative pandals and rituals are conducted there. People prepare a feast and dine with family and closed ones. Workers worship their tools and articles used for work on that day, it’s an omen to their work actually. Special sweet preparations are done and distributed among neighbours and friends.