Followers of Hinduism must know and understand the importance of Ekadashi and Poornima. While Purnima and Amavasya come every month, but the full moon on the bright side of Kartik month has been considered very important.
According to the belief, Lord Vishnu had taken a matsyavatar on the evening of Kartik Purnima. On this day, after bathing in the Ganges, the fruit of Deep-dan has been considered like ten yagyas. Tridev i.e. Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh have called this day Mahaparva.
Legend related to Kartik Purnima
According to the legend, the demon of Tripura performed intense penance in Prayagraj for one million years, all the gods and goddesses were frightened by this austerity. The gods sent apsaras to dissolve his penance, but he had no effect on Tripura. At the end of Tripura's penance, Brahma Ji appeared pleased and asked him to ask for a boon.
Tripura asked for a boon that neither its end should come from the hands of the gods nor from the hands of man. Brahma ji gave him this boon, due to which he became extremely fearless and tyrannical. He also climbed the mountain of Shiva's Kaislash. This was followed by a war between Tripura and Shiva. In the end, Lord Shiva killed the Tripura demon with the help of Brahma ji and Vishnu ji.
Importance of Karthik Purnika
According to experts, the charity performed on the day of Kartik Purnima proves to be particularly problematic. If on this day there is Moon on Kritika Nakshatra and Sun on Visakha Nakshatra which creates Padmak Yoga, this yoga is one of the extremely rare yogas. If there is Moon and Jupiter on Kritika Nakshatra on this day, it is called Maha Purnima. It is believed that on this day, during the evening, by donating a triple donation, do not suffer rebirth.