Rama Navami

Tradition and History

This is the birthday of Lord Ramachandra (Rama). Considered an incarnation of Visnu or Krishna. He is green in colour and is the hero of the epic, Ramayana. He appears with His consort, Sita, His brother, Laxman, and His faithful servant, Hanuman, the monkey warrior. He killed the ten-headed demon called Ravana. On this day Hindus hear stories from the Ramayana and make cradles in which they place the beautiful form of baby Rama. At noon, the time when Lord Rama appeared, everyone celebrates with chanting and feasting.

How to observe the Festival


At noon, the time when Lord Rama appeared, everyone celebrates with chanting and feasting.