Kartik Purnima Snan is a Royal Ritual Bath and it performed during the month of Kartik at Pushkar. Kartik Purnima Snan observe each of the year as on Full moon light day during Kartik month. It’s a holy bath which is performed by people for removing their previous sins and bad effects of life.
During this whole month of kartik people observe ritual fast by taking once a meal in a day till the date of Kartik Purnima. Kartik Purnima Snan is a festival for people who belong to Hindu religion in India. During that time most of the people not only observe a fast or take a royal bath but also engages themselves with various types of ritual and religious acts to earn good fortune.
Legend behind Kartik Snan :
There is a myth in Hindu religion that on this day of Kartik Purnima lord Shiva killed a demon named Tripura with the help of Lord Brahma and lord Vishnu. Demon Tripura was destroying the people and going on a bad path. To save people form Tripura lord Shiva destroyed Tripura.
Fair at Pushkar (Ajmer) In Kartik Month :
During that time of Kartik Purnima in Pushkar at Rajasthan each of years organizes a ritual fair for long ten days. During this ritual fair thousands of people like saints, pilgrims and others reached at here and take a royal bath for reduce their sins of life. During that time in fair numerous stalls held for business purpose. On this time people worship Lord Brahma in Brahma temple at Pushkar and a Puja also done in a temple of Savitri on a hill.
Kartik Purnima Snan in 2012: 28th November
Kartik Purnima Snan celebrated each year in month of Kartik on various religious places specially at Pushkar.