Vishwakarma Puja 2021:Lord Vishwakarma is regarded as the Lord of creation, the divine architect and engineer in the Rig Veda. The day is observed to celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Vishwakarma and hence it is also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti.
Vishwakarma Puja is conducted on Kanya Sankranti according to the Hindu calendar, and it celebrates and reveres the divine architect Vishwakarma. The mind behind the construction of Lord Krishna’s Dwarka, Vishwakarma, is celebrated on this day, also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti. Vishwakarma Puja 2021 will be observed on September 17.
Therefore, the date of Vishwakarma puja more or less remains the same every year as per the Gregorian calendar. Architects, carpenters, engineers, technicians, mechanics and sculptors worship him and, therefore, special pujas or organised at factories, mills and workshops to honour the designer of the Universe. Read on to know the Vishwakarma Puja 2021 date, timings and significance.
Who is Lord Vishwakarma?
Lord Vishwakarma is celebrated as an engineer/carpenter/mechanic/architect/sculptor of the Gods. He built Lord Krishna’s Dwarika (which is now said to be submerged in the Arabian Sea), Ravana’s Lanka etc. Moreover, Lord Vishwakarma is also said to have constructed the world-famous Jagannath temple in Puri. Furthermore, Lord Shiva’s Trishul, Lord Vishnu’s Sudarshana Chakra, Ravana’s Pushpak Vimana and Indra’s Vajra (thunderbolt) are also believed to be Vishwakarma’s creations.
He is depicted as a heavily bearded, wise man endowed with four hands. He holds a measuring tape and a scale in his upper right and left hands, a book, and a pot in his lower right and left hands. The dome of his seat has images of several engineering/architectural tools and equipment embossed on it.
Vishwakarma Puja 2021 date
This year, Vishwakarma puja will be celebrated on September 17.
Vishwakarma Puja 2021 Sankranti time
The Vishwakarma Puja Sankranti time 1:29 AM.
Significance of Vishwakarma Puja and Puja Vidhi
Vishwakarma Puja is celebrated in Assam, Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka.
The rituals are performed in factories and mechanics/ artisans/ technicians/sculptors/carpenters’ workshops. Last but not least, pray for success in their professional/business endeavors.
On the day of the Puja, technicians/workers worship the deity and their tools/ equipment.
People seek the blessings of Lord Vishwakarma for success in their business/establishment.
Workers seek his blessings and pray to him for protecting their workspace from mishaps or any untoward incidents.
The Puja is also conducted annually to ward off negativities or evil energies from the workspace.
Happy Vishwakarma Puja 2021 Wishes, Quotes
May the auspicious occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti bring a new start of happiness, success, and prosperity in your life, have a blessed year ahead. Happy Vishwakarma Puja 2021!
May the creator of machines & tools Lord Vishwakarma grant you virtue and goodwill. Say loudly “Sri Vishwakarma Baba ki Jai” Wish you a happy celebration of Vishwakarma Jayanti 2021 to all!
On the birth anniversary of the divine architect Lord Vishwakarma. Wishing you all a very Happy Vishwakarma Puja!
“Today is the day to pray the creator of tools and machines and to seek his blessings for a progressive and prosperous life. Warm wishes on Vishwakarma Jayanti.”