SUDHARSHANA JAYANTHI


Sudharshana Jayanthi, is the birthday of supreme divine Sudharshana Chakra (wheel or discus), the mighty weapon of Lord Vishnu. This powerful weapon is carried by the preserver and sustainer archetype, Lord Vishnu, as a solid shield of righteousness which can confront all negative forces that obstruct your growth and success. The Sudharshana Jayanthi falls on Shukla Paksha Dasami (10th Waning Moon) in the Tamil month of Aadi (Jul – Aug).
Sudharshana Chakra in Mythology
There are a lot of mythological references where Lord Vishnu uses Sudharshana chakra to behead demons. But, there are only a couple of mythologies around the creation or the birth of Sudharshana Chakra. One such story goes on to explain how Lord Shiva gifted Lord Vishnu with Sudharshana Chakra to kill demons after his severe penance towards him. Another story explains how Vishwakarma, the chief architect of the celestial beings, created the Sudharshana Chakra by cutting down the brilliance of the Sun and created Sudharshana Chakra using the parts of the Sun’s radiance.
Lord Sudharashana Wipes Out Enemies And Heals The Soul
Lord Sudarshan is none other than Lord Vishnu. He is called so because he wields the indestructible Sudarshan chakra. The word Sudarshan arises from two words ‘su’ which means auspicious and darshan which means vision. Chakra means a wheel that is in constant motion. The chakra was created by the combined power of the trinities Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. According to PuranasLord Krishna and Arjun assisted Lord Agni in burning the Khandav forest. In return, he gifted Krishna with a discus and koumodaki mace. Other deities who wield the discus are Goddesses Narayani and Vaishnodevi.
Why Maha Sudharshana Ashtaka Homam on Sudharshana Jayanthi
Sudarshana Jayanthi is dedicated to the Sudarshana Chakra of God Vishnu. The divine wheel is said to have appeared on this day and worshipping it is equal to worshipping the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu. The Vaishnava sects, followers of Maha Vishnu, observe the day as Shukla Paksha Ashada Dasami. The homa on this day empowers a person with positive vibrations and stops unexpected dangers and fears that hinder the path of progress. Your enemies are kept away and all worries and sufferings are eliminated. Lord Sudarsana uses his mighty weapon to grant everything that a devotee wants. The healing power of the chakra relieves one of all types of diseases. It conquers enemies and removes evil eye castings.

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