Sahastrarjun Jayanti is also known as Sahasra Arjuna Jayanti. Sahasra Arjuna was the great king of ancient time of India. About him it is mentioned in Hindu Purans and Vedas. Sahasra Arjuna was also called as Sahastra Bahu and Kartikvirya. Sahasra Arjuna Jayanti observe each of the year on the seventh day of waxing phase of moon in the month of Kartik of Hindu calendar.

Sahasra Arjuna was the owner of thousands arms. There is a saying Sahasra Arjuna was the incarnation of a weapon Sudarshan Chakra of lord Vishnu. There is another myth that he had defeated a demon Rawan in a war. Sahasra Arjuna was once stolen a magical cow from Jamadagni ashram. In a war Sahasra Arjuna killed Maharshi Jamadagni. Jamadagni was the father of lord Parashurama the sixth incarnation of lord Vishnu. Than lord Parashurama killed Sahasra Arjuna’s clan 21 times.

Celebration of Sahasra Arjuna :

Each of the Sahasra Arjuna celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm in various parts of country. Kansara Samaj and Sahasrarjun Kshatriya Samaj in India observe or celebrated this festival each of the year with a fasting day. They also perform various ritual acts.

Sahasra Arjuna Jayanti In Year 2011: 2 November

Sahastrarjun Jayanti is a major festival or celebration for Kansara community or Sahasrarjun Kshatriya community and they celebrate it on seventh day of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month. In year 2011 the date of Sahasra Arjuna Bahu Jayanti will be 2  November.

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