Valmiki Jayanti

Valmiki Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of the great author Maharishi Valmiki. It is celebrated every year on the full moon day during the month of Ashwin.

Maharishi Valmiki was the first poet of Sanskrit literature and is believed to have drafted the first ever Sanskrit shloka.

Valmiki authored the epic Ramayana which contains 24,000 shlokas and 7 cantos. It is believed that when Rama banished Sita, after people questioned her ‘purity’, Valmiki rescued her and provided shelter.

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