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PM Modi wishes 'enthusiasm' for everyone on Dev Deepawali
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended greetings to the people on the occasion of Kartik Purnima and Dev Deepawali.
In a post on X, the PM also wished that this occassion bring enthusiasm among the people of the country.
"Best wishes for the holy festivals of Kartik Purnima and Dev Diwali, lightened with the Indian tradition of reverence, devotion and divine worship. I wish that this auspicious occasion brings new light and enthusiasm to the lives of my family members across the country," PM Modi said in a post in Hindi.
The full moon day or the eighth lunar month, is referred to as Kartik or Kartik Purnima. This year, Kartik Purnima fell on Monday, November 27.
The festival falls on the full moon of the Hindu month of Kartika and takes place fifteen days after Diwali.
The day of the full moon is called by several names throughout the nation according to the Hindu calendar, including Poornima, Poonam, Pournami, and Pournimasi.
Kartik month is referred to as Damodar month in the Vaishnava religion. One of the names of Lord Krishna is Damodar. Kartik Purnima is also celebrated as Dev Deepawali and marks the fifteenth lunar day of the Hindu month of Kartik.
The festival is linked with Prabodhini Ekadashi and it marks the end of Chaturmas, a four-month period when Lord Vishnu is believed to sleep.