Asthi Visarjan in Prayagraj is a holy ritual performed in order to attain moksha to the departed soul. A ritual performed over the bank of Sangam to pour the dead ashes over the river by performing special poojan by a family member. It is believed that by pouring it over Ganga, the soul get relief and prosperity.
Belief behind Asthi visarjan in Prayagraj
Tirthraj is the name given to Prayag. He is claimed to be the Saptpuris’ spouse, and Kashi is said to be his most significant wife beside him. According to the Puranas, the purifiers of salvation are Ayodhya, Mathura, Mayapuri, Kashi, Kanchi, Avantika (Ujjain), and Dwarkapuri. Tirtharaj Prayag has bestowed upon them the authority to provide salvation. Prayagraj is blessed with the confluence of three rivers the Ganga, the Yamuna & the mythological Saraswati. Performing special poojan of the asthi is the last rite every Hindu should have to follow. According to our dharma granth, Ganga can only provide moksha to the departed soul.
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How Asthi visarjan in Prayagraj is performed?
Here in Prayagraj asthi visarjan is a holy rituals being performed by the Tirth purohits of Sangam. We at Prayag Pandits provide conducts Asthi visarjan poojan, we are very well experienced with all the activities involved in the poojan.
According to tradition, on the orders of Shesh Bhagwan, Brahma measured the merits of all pilgrimages on the scales. Then all of these pilgrimages, as well as the seven seas and continents, were weighed. The other side of the pilgrimage began to touch the pole when Tirthraj Prayag was placed on the second side, however, the pan on which Tirthraj Prayag was placed did not leave the earth.
An attempt has been made to illustrate Tirtharaj Prayag’s greatness through mythological references. The world is believed to come from the cosmos, not the universe from the world. Similarly, Prayag is the starting point for all pilgrimages. Prayag could not have come about as a result of a pilgrimage.
Legend behind Asthi visarjan in Prayagraj
According to another legend, after Tirthraj’s identification, Kashi Vishwanath himself arrived at Prayag and settled down. In the avatar of Mahavishnu, he got darshan of Lord Veni Madhav. When Shoolpani Shiva appeared to defend Akshayvat, Veni Madhav considered spreading his splendour by taking the form of Balmukund on the leaf of Akshayavat.
Shiva is exceedingly dear to Lord Veni Madhav, according to the Padma Purana. While Shiva is due to Kanchi’s noble dignity, the same Shiva is seated in Avantika as Mahakaleshwar. His ongoing presence in Prayag is indicative of Shaivism and Vaishnavism’s compatibility.
All rivers have their confluences, including the Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Kaveri, Godavari, Krishna, Sindhu, Kshipra, and Brahmaputra. Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma are Hindu gods, and Parvati, Lakshmi, and Saraswati are Hindu goddesses. As a result, Triveni is becoming increasingly important around the world. Triveni refers to the confluence of three rivers. The confluence of three rivers. In the Ganges river, near Prayag, there is a point where three rivers come together.
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