Hindus give a lot of importance to margashira purnima. Dattatreya swami was born on Margashira purnima. Rohini nakshatra was also born on this day. Srikrishna along with Radha devi plays flute in goloka on this day. This is an important Vaishnava thiti, we must offer a puja to Vishnu to get better results.
Procedures to be followed on margashira purnima:
- Must wake up before sunrise
- Should apply vibuthi or vaishnava namas on forehead after having bath
- Must respect and worship guru
- Must offer some sweet to Sri Mahavishnu
- Can do yogasanas if possible
- Must offer a puja to Maha Lakshmi with astothara shatanama
- Should look at the moon in the night by reciting ‘om dram dattatreyaya namaha’ mantra. Dattatreya swami makes him/her a yogi and gives a lot of memory power whoever recites this mantra on that day.