Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: (Hindu)
Bhishma Ashtami is the passing Anniversary of Bishma, who was a standout amongst the most popular epic in Mahabharata. Bhishma Ashtami is the eighth day of Shukl Paksh on Magh Month as stated by Hindu Calender.bhishma the most regarded character from Mahabharat who is regarded for his trustworthiness, truthfulness and determination. Bhishma was known for his faithfulness and commitment to his father Pitamah Bhshma and was honored with help to pick the time of his demise by his own. As stated by Mahabharata, Bhishma laid himself on the bunk of shafts on Magh Shukla Ashtami day. Being harmed in Mahabharta Battle he didn't left his body because of aid and pick Magh Shukla Ashtami to surrender his body. This was the time when Surya began moving in Uttarayana.
Bhishma Ashtami is acknowledged as one of the propitious day, People scrub down in the Holly River at a young hour in the Morning and watch quick for the entire day. This day has much essentialness for specific group of people groups. In Bengal extraordinary Pooja is directed on this Day. In the Honor of Bhishma fans make religious offering of Ganga Water. Sesame seeds and Boiled rice is advertised. It is accepted that by doing this all the wrongdoing are uprooted out from your Life. Lovers make Arghyam at night and do Sankalp.