Seek the blessings of Maa Tulsi in this auspicious month of Kartik
Kartik month is the holiest month in the Hindu lunar calendar. Kartik is the festival of offering lamps to Lord Krishna, it glorifies Lord Krishna’s pastime of being bound with ropes by Mother Yashoda.
It usually overlaps between two months October & November by English Calendar. A lot of people perform Vrata in this holy month of Kartik as it has been glorified in the Puranas. Tulsi Puja brings a divine feel to the home. As per the Hindu calendar, it is performed and celebrated in the auspicious month of Kartik. We find no home in our country without a Tulsi plant as it comes with a medical benefit and there is a belief that Lord Vishnu resides in the place where Tulsi is grown and gardened.
Padam Purana describes the month of Kartik as Krishna’s favorite month. Kartik mahina is the eighth month in thr traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India.
Benefits of worshipping Tulsi plant during Karthik month:-
- The whole part of Tulsi plant from leaf, bark, root, branch and trunk is believed to be divine. The easiest way to please the Lord Krishna is to apply the paste of Tulsi wood to the deity of Krishna. Worshipping Lord Krishna with a Tulsi plant is equal to using 100 varieties of flowers as promised by the Lord to Tulsi Devi.
- Having a Tulsi plant at home will get away all the sins including the sin of killing a Brahmin.
- Medical science says that Tulsi has its medical quality and has an application in most of the advanced medicine. Tulsi puja is a way of expressing our tribute to the holy plant for pleasing our life with all goodness.
- Tulsi is the dearest to Lord Krishna and considered to be the precious among all the plants and flowers.
This month ‘Karthik’ is all about lights and life. In this auspicious time, the mother Tulsi visits every home to bless people.
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