Saturday, March 28, 2015

Interfaith Days: Rama Navami

Today is Rama Navami, the Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Rama to Queen Kausalya and King Dasharatha. It is the conclusion of the week of Ramayana. One of the most important Hindu festivals, the celebration includes community meals, Vedic chanting at temples, decorations in temples, and images of infant Rama that are cared for by devotees. This site, which is the source of the picture, provides much information about Rama and this festival.

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