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Sita jayanti । Gorakhkali Puja

Sita Jayanti
श्री जानकी रामाभ्यां नमः

जय श्री सीता राम
श्री सीताय नमः

Baishakh Shukla Navami is a holy Navami in which the birth anniversary of Sita, the main character of Ramayana and the center of Hindu faith, is celebrated.Mother Sita was married to Lord Ram in Tretayug, Sita has many other names including Mithila, Janaki, Ramnandani and Baidehi and many more. In Janakpur, which is now part of Nepal, Sita is considered to be the daughter of King Janak. However, there are various other statements and sayings about Sita's birth. Various stories that Sita was found by King Janak while plowing the field and that Sita, the daughter of the earth, re-entered the earth after the ordeal are still a household anecdotes. The Rig Veda, written before the birth of Sita, i.e. Tretayuga, depicts Sita as the mother goddess of the earth. Since it was revealed from the earth, Sita must have been named after the goddess mentioned in the Rig Veda.

Birth of Sita
Rama was born exactly one month before the birth of Sita on the ninth day of the month of Chaitra, please consider that here we are discussing Tithis not years as these events happened uncountable years ago. Born in the Pushya Nakshatra, Sita is a great feminine example of Sanatan Darshan whose name is always mentioned. From the yellow Ramnami blanket to the temple, from the dialogues of the hymns to the movies, the sacrifices and greatness of the queen Sita are still depicted.

Ram Sita marriage
Sita's marriage to Prince Ram of Ayodhya is very interesting, along with the story of Dhanusband. Sita, who grew up in luxury, has to live with her husband in exile and hard settlement in Lanka, even under Ravan. There are exemplary ups and downs in Sita's life, her every word and decision has taught mankind wisdom and tolerance. A segregated group of religious invaders depicts Sita as an example of gender discrimination. However, Sita's portrayal has both radiance and power.Swami Vikekananda has clearly said that there may or may not be many Rams in the future or the past, but Sita is and will be the only one.

Sita and the gender equality
Sita is named before Ram, so we hear Sitaram's name where Ram comes after Sita, we don’t hear anyone saying RamSita instead of Sitaram because Sita always comes first. In Sanatan Darshan, there are many links of gender equality, Sita is one of them, an empowered, powerful and leading character. Janaki temple in Janakpur, Nepal is adorned with glimpses of Ramayana, this is the city where Sita grew up. Sita is a devotion, a power and an example of women's unlimited patience, endurance and generosity.

There is Sita in Rama too and in Ramayana Sita is in every particle, inside Rama there is more of Sita than Rama himself. The world will always be colorful in the abode of Sita, the goddess of religion and sadhana.

Gorakhkali Puja

Baba Gorakh and Gorakhkali vagwati are very important in Nepali history. The meeting between Prithvi Narayan Shah and Baba Gorakh, the vomit that fell on the feet of Prithvi Narayan Shah and the auspiciousness given by Baba Gorakh to Prithvi Narayan Shah that there will be victory wherever he bows is the reason for the energy and strength of Nepal's unification.The glory of Gorakhnath Baba, a unique devotee of Baba Machindranath, is special in the Sanatan community of Nepal, India and all over the world.

Gorkha, the district of origin of Shah dynasty kings adjacent to the name of Baba Gorakh, and Gorakhkali temple have special importance in the former royal family of Nepal. It should be remembered that in the history of Baba Gorakh, the Gorakh palace and dynasty as well as the Gorakh temple in Pashupati's mrigasthali forest and Baba's 15-year meditation there are also connected.The Gorkha temple of Mrigasthali is in a state of neglect due to lack of protection and management.In the Gorkha Darbar area is the shrine of Gorakhkali Devi. This Peetha is considered as the Kool Devi of the Shah Dynasty. It is customary to worship Gorkhali on Paush Krishna Ashtami. Today, a special puja is performed at the Gorakhkali temple in Gorkha.

It has been a tradition for hundreds of years to bring Jamara to Kathmandu on Phulpati day in this Gorakhkali temple. In the post-republic years, such customs have not been given much attention, although the importance of Baba Gorakh and Gorakhkali Devi in ​​the protection of Nepalese land has been incomparable.
Nepali people need more blessings of Baba Gorakh and Gorakhkali Devi to protect cows.

Gorakh Sandesh (Message)
Gorakh message
Guru Gorakhnath says - "The journey of the temples and shrines is Suno Yatra" meaning the pilgrimage of the temples etc. are spiritually meaningless, equal to zero, soulless – unless we are able to spread love to every being in this cosmos.

देवल जात्रा सुंनि जात्रा, तीरथ जात्रा पाणीं ।
अतीत जात्रा सुफल जात्रा, बोलै अमृत वाणी ।।

Yes, the role of temples is very important in terms of religion and culture, but if there is a pilgrimage but there is no faith, there is no emotion and there is no devotion, then what is the use of just doing a "deval pilgrimage"? Do not worship people who worship idols! Run to temple but can't make the house a temple! Worshiping the deity of the temple but unable to awaken divinity in himself! Offering fruit, offerings, etc. to the deity made of stone in a small area and complex, but not accepting that the divinity resides in every human, animal and bird! And unable to serve! Seeing such religious pretentiousness, Guru Gorakhnath made a sharp satire in Khadi language (Prakrit language, folk language, rural language). Glory be to Baba Gorakhnath and Gorakhkali Bhagwati forever.
Infinite love of Gorakhkali Puja.

-Suyog Dhakal

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