Rishi Panchami fast is observed on Shukla Panchami day of Bhadrapada month. On the day of this fast, along with sage worship, Lord Shri Vishnu is worshipped. This day is considered very special. It is believed that this fast is especially good for getting freedom from mistakes and crimes committed knowingly or unknowingly. are being eaten. According to religious beliefs, Rishi Panchami is also known as Bhai Panchami.
Saptarishis are worshipped on Rishi Panchami.
In this fast, the Saptarishis are worshipped with rituals. Women keep fast during this fast. According to religious beliefs, any woman who observes a fast becomes free from all sins. Besides, they also get the blessings of the seven sages. On this day people usually eat curd and rice, use of salt is prohibited. In this fast, all the things taken out of the fields ploughed by the plough are considered prohibited, hence the things from the fields should not be eaten even in the form of fruits.
Auspicious time and worship method of Rishi Panchami
According to the Panchang, Rishi Panchami, this year the Saptarishis are worshipped on the Panchami Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month. On this day, one should wake up early in the morning, take a bath and wear clean clothes. After this, make a circle with turmeric, kumkum and roli in a clean place and install the seven sages. The festival of Rishi Panchami is considered special for the worship of our mythological sages Vashishtha, Kashyap, Vishwamitra, Atri, Jamadagni, Gautam and Bhardwaj.
Rishi Panchami Mantra Upasana
At this time, it is auspicious to chant this mantra "Kashyapotrirbharadvajo Vishwamitroth Gautam. Jamadagnirvasisthashcha Saptaite Rishayah Smritaah". Saptarishis should be worshipped with the mantra. After this, Arghya should be offered to the seven sages. According to mythological beliefs, special worship of seven sages is done during this fast. On this day, married women observe fast and also pray for happiness, prosperity and peace. According to religious beliefs, by observing this fast a person gets freedom from the sins committed knowingly or unknowingly.