Janai Purnima 2079 – The Festival of Sacred Thread

Janai Purnima

When is Janai Purnima in 2079

Janai purnima 2079 (Shrawan 27th 2079) in Nepal is on 12th August 2022. It generally falls on the fourth month of Nepali calendar on Shrawan full moon day.

Rakshya Bandhan Mantra in Roman

“Yena baddho Balee raajaa daanavendro mahaabalah
tena twaamavi badhnaami rakshe maa chala maa chala”

Rakshya Bandhan Mantra in Sanskrit

“एन बद्धु बलि राजा दानबिन्द्रो महावल
तेन त्वं बध नामी रक्षे मा चल मा चल”

What is Janai Purnima Festival?

Janai Purnima is the monsoon festival that falls on Shrawan/Bhadra month of Nepali calendar whereas in August of
the Georgian calendar.

How Janai Purnima Festival is celebrated?

Janai purnima festival is celebrated for one day. During the festival celebration, people take a holy bath in
nearby pond, river or holy sites, perform puja in the temple for purity, wear jani around their chest and tie a
sacred cotton thread around their wrist. They enjoy a delicious food after the festival together with relatives.

Who celebrate Janai Purnima Festival?

The Hindu people across the world celebrate this festival. This festival is popular in Nepal and India.

What are other names of Janai Purnima?

On this day people also observe Kwati Khane Din or Gunhi Punhi, Raksha Bandhan and Rakhi Day.

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