The Chaturthi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month is known as Anant Chaturdashi. Anant Chaturdashi has great importance in Hinduism. On Anant Chaturdashi, people worship Anant Rup of Lord Vishnu. Anant means “infinite” and Rup means “Form”. Anant Rup means “infinite forms of Lord Vishnu”. Let us tell you more about Anant Chaturdashi 2021, Anant Chaturdashi 2021 Date, Katha, Significance, Puja Muhurat, Vrat, Mantra and everything you need to know.
Lord Vishnu’s Anant Rupas
Anant Chaturdashi Vrat Katha
Once upon a time, there was a vashisht gotra brahman named “Summat”. Summat got married to the daughter of Maharishi Bhrigu, whose name was “Deeksha”. After marriage, he got a daughter named “Sushila”. After the sudden demise of Deeksha, Summat married to Karkasha. Sushila married Kaundinya Muni. Karkasha always used to talk to Deeksha in anger. Because of this, Deeksha was resourceless. When she reached a river with her husband, she saw some women fasting. Women were fasting for Anant Chaturdashi. They told everything to her about Anant Chaturdashi and said while fasting chant this Mantra.
The mantra is mentioned below:
Significance or Importance
The vrat of Anant Chaturdashi is observed by Hindus and Jains. Anant Chaturdashi is also the last day of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi. On Anant Chaturdashi, people float the idol of Bappa in the sea.
‘अनंत संसार महासमुद्रे मग्नं समभ्युद्धर वासुदेव।
अनंतरूपे विनियोजयस्व ह्यनंतसूत्राय नमो नमस्ते॥’
Anant Chaturdashi Date and Puja Muhurat
Anant Chaturdashi Tithi Begins: 19 September 2021, Sunday from 6:07 AM
Tithi Ends: 20 September 2021, Monday to 5:30 AM