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Lord Vishwakarma is the presiding deity of all architects. He is the official builder of all the gods' palaces, and the designer of all celestial vehicles and weapons. Hindus widely regard Vishwakarma as the god of architecture and engineering.

September 17 every year is celebrated as Vishwakarma Puja -- a resolution time for workers and craftsmen to increase productivity and gain divine inspiration for creating novel products. This ritual usually takes place within the factory premises or shop floor, and the otherwise mundane workshops come alive with fiesta. Vishwakarma Puja is also associated with the buoyant custom of flying kites. This occasion in a way also marks the start of the festive season that culminates in Diwali.

In some Indian states, Vishwakarma Puja is also observed the day after Diwali. But, according to the Bengali calendar, Viswakarma Puja falls on Monday, September 17 this year.

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September 15, 2009 at 3:28 am
(1) Shilpa says:

Hi!

Correct me if I am wrong but does’nt Vishwakarma Puja happen one day after diwali? Also, it does not happen on the same date every year…

September 15, 2009 at 3:51 am
(2) Parul Sharma says:

Hi Subho,

I thought Vishwakarma puja is always a day after Diwali?

Parul

September 15, 2009 at 7:50 am
(3) Sanjay Bhagat says:

Shilpa and Parul, I think you have mistaken by some south Indian festival.
Vishwakarma puja is always celebrated on 17 September

September 15, 2009 at 11:29 am
(4) Subho says:

It’s almost always the 16th or the 17th of September every year – strangely enough for the lunar calendar!

September 15, 2009 at 11:20 pm
(5) Ankit Singhal says:

Yes, Sanjay is absolutely correct…………

September 16, 2009 at 1:31 am
(6) vineet kumar sharma says:

hi Shubo
it has definitely been wonderful to speak to you. will be sedning the goods shortly.
shilpa and parul, vishwakarma happens every year on the same date. a day after diwali we also celebrate “bhaiya dooj” .
Shubo must say wonderful work
good luck
take care
vineet kumar sharma

September 19, 2009 at 12:43 pm
(7) hinduism says:

Thanks, Vineet!

September 17, 2009 at 1:59 am
(8) Rashmi says:

The next day of Diwali is celebrated as Bhaiya Dooj as well as with “Govardhan Pooja” and “Annakoot” where some of the Hindus offer 56 food items (Chappan Bhojan) to Lord Krishna (who had picked up the Govardhan Parvat on his little finger). You may get to enjoy this if you visit any big temple (like ISKCON Temple) on this day.

September 17, 2009 at 1:59 am
(9) Ajay Kumar Sahu says:

Vishwakarma puja is always celebrated on 17 September

September 17, 2009 at 8:34 am
(10) ravi says:

today is 17th of september 2009 and vishwakarma puja is being celebrated all over orissa today.

September 17, 2010 at 8:27 am
(11) Shashank says:

Vishwakarma pooja is is always on 17 sept.. The next of diwali is celbrated as “Bhaiya Dooj” and “Chitragupta Puja” also known as kalam-dawaat(pen-ink) puja and gowardhan pooja is also celbrated ..

October 9, 2010 at 9:20 am
(12) manish says:

hi,

i found like there are different dates or i must say tithis (lunar calnder) in different parts of the sub continent for vishwakarma jayanti and pujas. why is it confusing ?? well i hope all of the vishvakarma decedents would definetly like to know the exact tithis, puja rituals, strotras and havans.
The load who created our surroundings and the sone ki lanka for load shiva must be known to all including brahmins who should know the vedik or puranik facts about what i call brahma-vishwakarma. as load brahma is not worshiped…………..?

September 11, 2011 at 8:11 am
(13) Leena says:

Hi Thanks for the info on viswakarma puja

September 12, 2011 at 2:15 am
(14) Kornika says:

Vishwakarma Puja is a huge affair in the Industrial areas of Eastern India. It is the time to worship the tools and also marks the beginning of month long festivities that will culminate with Diwali. Time for some mouth watering fare too. I never knew much about the food served on Vishwakarma puja until I came across http://www.ifood.tv/network/vishwakarma_puja

September 12, 2011 at 2:19 am
(15) kornika says:

It is on 18th Sept this year. I’m looking forward to some mouthwatering food too. I found out a lot about the kind of food that one can expect on the d-day by visiting http://www.ifood.tv/network/vishwakarma_puja

September 16, 2011 at 1:16 am
(16) yashpalraghav says:

sir came to know that because of some mahadasa of Sun this year Viswakarma puja is on 18th.

September 16, 2011 at 2:29 am
(17) sumer says:

hey kornika, the link shared by u is quite informative…..i love the foods shared by u there……….this year’s vishvakarma puja wud really be great i suppose

September 16, 2011 at 2:31 am
(18) sumer says:

hey kornika, the link shared by u is quite informative……………this year’s vishvakarma puja wud really be great i suppose

September 16, 2011 at 2:32 am
(19) sumer says:

this year i think it is being celebrated on 18 sept na?

September 16, 2011 at 6:33 am
(20) Meghna says:

Vishwakarma was the divine architect and to celebrate a day to commerate his works is really interesting. I like the traditional way of celebrations, but modernism changes the ways of worshipping. However. food is always there and the grand feast on the day always fascinates me :)

September 16, 2011 at 10:30 am
(21) angel krsna says:

wow! great article on Vishwakarma Puja, Subhamoy! Kornika, the article that you shared on Vishwakarma Puja food was a treat to read!

September 16, 2011 at 4:00 pm
(22) Nita Menon says:

This is a very good information on Vishwakarma Puja. Thanks for sharing it with us.

September 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm
(23) Shruti says:

Nice link Kornika…v informative

September 17, 2011 at 2:21 pm
(24) Shruti says:

cool link Kornika!

September 17, 2011 at 2:24 pm
(25) Shruti says:

Lord Vishwakarma is also known as Lord of Machines.

September 18, 2011 at 1:04 am
(26) Nasir says:

I am a engineer (civil) i like vishyakarma bhagban realy.

September 18, 2011 at 4:49 pm
(27) Dena says:

Please Save the Cows

January 2, 2012 at 7:40 pm
(28) Gyncmoott says:

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(29) Reulkdalene says:

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February 10, 2012 at 3:18 am
(30) jayakumar says:

Rishi Panjami(5 rishi’s leading concept-to make agreat culture ,an individual karmam with viswabrahmam concept).celebrates sanskrit year bhadrapadham-panchami day.it is not 17th september.thisday is an accident with bhihar -patna viswakarma ksheyram

April 23, 2012 at 7:04 am
(31) Akiladevi M says:

During Viswakarma pooja what are the things we have to follow?????????

August 19, 2012 at 7:02 am
(32) GIRIYACHAR B S says:

THE WORLD ENGINEER VISHWAKARMA BHAGHVAN GIVES PEACE SUCCESS TO ALL WE MUST PRAY IN THIS PUJA DAY.THANKS
GIRIYACHAR BS HARIHAR KARNATAKA STATE INDIA

September 10, 2012 at 9:54 am
(33) FUNA HASYON says:

On which date Vishwakarma pooja 2012 falls ?

September 11, 2012 at 12:00 am
(34) hinduism says:

Viswakarma Puja is on September 17, 2012.

September 12, 2012 at 9:11 am
(35) sanjeev -ATS indirapuram says:

THE WORLD ENGINEER VISHWAKARMA BHAGHVAN GIVES PEACE SUCCESS TO ALL WE MUST PRAY IN THIS PUJA DAY.

THANKS ALL

sanjeev kumar – ATS advantage indirapuram

September 16, 2012 at 4:35 am
(36) p n mishra says:

Lord Vishwakarma is the creater of all architects. He is the son of Lord Brahmaji and god of engg. and the designer of all celestial vehicles and weapons. Hindus widely regard Vishwakarma as the god of architecture and engineering.Vishawakarma day is the birthday of Lord vishawakarmaji and September 17 every year is celebrated as Vishwakarma day and all engibeers,technical peoples worship of Lord Vishwakarma on 17th sept every year……………………………..

September 16, 2012 at 6:55 am
(37) Ashwini says:

This festival is also celebrated on Kartik Shukla Padyami, the first day of the lunar New Year in Gujarat. The date of Vishwakarma puja date in Gujarat is 14 November 2012. This day happens to be a day after Diwali. But in Eastern & North India this is celebrated every year on 17th Sept.
Lord Vishwakarma is believed by Hindus to be the “Principal Universal Architect”, the architect who fabricated and designed the divine architecture of the Universe, the Lord of Creation. He has four hands, wears a crown and a large amount of gold jewelry and holds a water-pot, a book, a noose, and craftsman’s tools in his hands.

On this day all the workers in the workshops and offices worship their tools and instruments in front of Lord Vishwakarma, which are generally used in their profession.
Vishwakarma Day, is celebrated by the engineering and architectural community. This festival is celebrated by professionals like artisans, craftsmen, weavers, mechanics, smiths, welders, industrial workers and factory workers

September 16, 2012 at 11:25 pm
(38) ashok kumar goswami says:

THE WORLD ENGINEER VISHWAKARMA BHAGHVAN GIVES PEACE SUCCESS TO ALL WE MUST PRAY IN THIS PUJA DAY.

September 17, 2012 at 12:27 am
(39) OmParkash Sharma says:

Rashmi is rightly says vishavakarma puja celebrates in India 17th September as well as the next day of Diwali festival both r equal

September 17, 2012 at 3:10 am
(40) mani says:

Dear friends

I went through all of yours statements about Viswakarma Puja. I would like to share you that This day is always celebrated on 17 Sep. But in some parts of India it is also celebrated on day after Diwali. Bhai duj and chitragupta puja are celebrated on next to next day of diwali. however annkut and govardhan puja is celebrated on next day of diwali.

September 17, 2012 at 1:34 pm
(41) Govardhan says:

JAI VISHWAKARMA today is Celbreting VISHWAKARMA DIN or VISHWAKARMA PUJA

October 13, 2012 at 6:56 am
(42) acharya somarajan says:

Om sree virad viswabrahmane namaha
Om sree swarad viswsbrahmane namaha
Om sree samrat viswabrahmane namaha
He is not a Artitect
He is a world producer
What is meaning of viswakarma

WiswÓm means world
Karma means creature,produšer

He is not a blacksmth
Carpenr
Goldsmith
He is the GOD of the world

OM sree viswskarmane namaha….

October 23, 2012 at 9:00 am
(43) bapi says:

viswakarma sir is already dead….he created all the celestial vehicles n weapons but gave it to usa…but he’s an indian god…it’s cheating…wake up guys………..

November 13, 2012 at 10:02 pm
(44) neeraj says:

IN Delhi it is celebrated on the day after Diwali

November 14, 2012 at 7:57 am
(45) Anupam says:

Vishwkarma Puja is always celebrated on 17 September every year and the reason why this date is fixed because as opposed to other hindu festival which follows lunar calendar Vishwkarma puja follows the solar calendar ( a gap of 365 days) since Vishwkarma is the creation of Lord Brahma at the same time of creation of Sun and Agni.

Don’t know why delhi people celebrate Vishwkarma day on the next day of Deepawali, but in most of the Industrial and Mining States like Jharkhand, Bihar, MP, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Karnataka and Assam it is widely celebrated on 17 Sept every year.

September 14, 2013 at 1:40 am
(46) AMRESH says:

vishwakarma pooja is all jewellery products of india

September 17, 2013 at 7:04 am
(47) SONIT SONI says:

I dont understand why one event came two times in a year
Please Advise which date is corect so we can celebrate

September 17, 2013 at 8:36 am
(48) hinduism says:
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