Aadi pooram, Adi-Puram: 2 definitions



Aadi pooram means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: archive.org: South Indian Festivities

Aadi pooram or Adi-Puram.—This Hindu festival of Adi-Puram is celebrated in all Hindu temples in southern India in the month called Adi or Ashada. corresponding to the English month July-August, when the asterism ‘Puram’ (Delta Leonis) is in the ascendency. The festival is one intended to propitiate the Goddess Sakti Devi who is said to have come into this world on this occasion to bless the people. People therefore worship her to secure happiness not only for themselves but also for those wom they love.

If the Adi-Puram festival day happens to fall on a Friday, the occasion is considered to be highly meritorious, and the people in consequence worship the Goddess then with more than ordinary devotion.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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