Dattatreya Jayanti is holy day for Hindus. Dattatreya Jayanti is also known as Datta Jayanti. Datta Jayanti is the birthday of God Dattatreya, a combine form of Hindu trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Datta Jayanti is celebrated on Purnima tithi (Full moon day) of the Hindu month Margashirsha according to Hindu calendar. Guru Dattatreya is Guru of all Gurus having qualities of all three Trinity. He also have the powers of Create, Prevent & Destruct the Universe. Guru Dattatreya have three heads that represents Trinity. These heads also represents the Time i.e Past present & Future.
Dattatreya Jayanti 2013
Date: 16 Decemberr 2013 (16/12/2013), Monday
Whole day is auspicious.
Dattatreya Jayanti Significance
On Datta Jayanti devotes of God Dattatreya take bath early in the morning in the Holly River & perform Datta god puja and observe fast on this day as well as they visit Datta temples on this day. Dattatreya Puja is performed with Flowers, Camphor, Insence sticks & Lamps. People read Avadhuta Gita and Jivanmukta Gita which contain the god’s speech. Datta Prabodh, Datta Mahatmya both the Books are based on Dattatreya’s Life. Narasimha Saraswati is also considered as incarnation of God Dattatreya.
Om Guru Datta Namo Nahah||
Om HareemParambrahram Parmaatmane Hari Harbrahyendraya Dattatroyaye Swaha||