Tuesday October 23, 2018

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Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Valmiki, a famous poet in India. The celebrated date is in the month of Ashwin (October) on the day of the full moon (Purnima).

Celebration\ Observance

Valmiki's birthday celebration is popular in Northern India. It is a restricted holiday where government and businesses remain open.

History

Valmiki is also known as Adi kavi who discovered the first verse or Sloka of the Sanskrit poetry. He is considered a great saint of the ancient world. His teachings influence people to fight against social justice.

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