Lord Ram, believed to be the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, was born on the ninth day in Shukla Paksha, in the month of Chaitra. (File photo)
Chaitra Navratri, that began on April 6, will finally culminate on April 14 with the celebration of Ram Navami. The day is considered auspicious as it marks the birth of Lord Ram. Lord Ram, believed to be the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu, was born on the ninth day in Shukla Paksha, in the month of Chaitra. Lord Ram was born in the kingdom of Ayodhya to Queen Kausalya and King Dasharatha in the 'Treta Yuga'. This year, Ram Navami will be celebrated on April 13. Mention of Lord Ram is not only found in ancient Hindu texts, but also in texts of Jain and Buddhist scriptures. Lord Rama is the central figure of the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana - a text that not only has significance in India, but in cultures throughout South and Southeast Asia.
Here are some of the Ram Navami wishes for your loved one:
Rama Navami timings:
According to drikpanchang.com, Rama Navami Puja Muhurata is from 11:13 am to 1:43 pm.
The duration of the Puja Muhurta will be 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Rama Navami Madhyahna moment will be 12:28 pm.
Navami Tithi begins = 11:41 am on April 13
Navami Tithi ends = 09:35 am on April 14
Happy Ram Navami!