Valmiki Jayanti is a commemoration of the revered ancient poet Valmiki, renowned as the author of the epic Ramayana, which encompasses 24,000 verses (shlokas) and 7 cantos. Valmiki, often referred to as Adi Kavi, the first poet of Sanskrit literature, composed numerous shlokas in Sanskrit. This day marks the birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki, traditionally observed on the full moon day of Ashwin, a month in the Hindu calendar, frequently known as Panchanga.
देशवासियों को वाल्मीकि जयंती की अनंत शुभकामनाएं। सामाजिक समानता और सद्भावना से जुड़े उनके अनमोल विचार आज भी भारतीय समाज को सिंचित कर रहे हैं। मानवता के अपने संदेशों के माध्यम से वे युगों-युगों तक हमारी सभ्यता और संस्कृति की अमूल्य धरोहर बने रहेंगे। pic.twitter.com/wls3yN8ZfJ— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 28, 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes on this auspicious occasion. “Best wishes to the countrymen on Valmiki Jayanti. His precious thoughts related to social equality and goodwill are still irrigating the Indian society. Through his messages of humanity he will remain an invaluable heritage of our civilization and culture for ages,” he posted in Hindi on social media platform X, formerly Twitter. PM Modi also shared an image of him paying tribute to Maharishi Valmiki.
Here are 20 wishes, quotes, and messages to share on the occasion of Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti:
VALMIKI JAYANTI 2023 WISHES
Happy Valmiki Jayanti! May the blessings of Maharishi Valmiki guide you on the path of Dharma and righteousness.
Wishing you a joyful and auspicious Valmiki Jayanti. May you be filled with the light of wisdom and compassion.
On this Valmiki Jayanti, let us remember the teachings of the great sage and strive to live a life of virtue and honour.
May the divine blessings of Lord Rama and Maharishi Valmiki be with you on Valmiki Jayanti and always.
Wishing you peace, joy, and prosperity on this auspicious occasion of Valmiki Jayanti.
VALMIKI JAYANTI QUOTES
“The path of righteousness is often difficult, but it is the only path worth treading.” – Maharishi Valmiki
“In the Ramayana, we find not just a story, but a guide for living a life of virtue and honor.” – Maharishi Valmiki
“The true essence of life is in discovering the divinity within ourselves.” – Maharishi Valmiki
“May the wisdom of Maharishi Valmiki and the love of Lord Rama fill your heart with light.” – Maharishi Valmiki
“Valmiki Jayanti reminds us that our journey is not just about living, but about living with purpose and devotion.” – Maharishi Valmiki
VALMIKI JAYANTI MESSAGES
On this Valmiki Jayanti, let us remember the great sage and his timeless teachings. May his wisdom inspire us to be better human beings and to live our lives with purpose and compassion.
Let us celebrate the birth of Maharishi Valmiki by reading and reflecting on the Ramayana. This epic poem is a treasure trove of wisdom and guidance for living a righteous and fulfilling life.
May the divine blessings of Lord Rama and Maharishi Valmiki be with you on Valmiki Jayanti and always. Have a peaceful and joyous day.
Wishing you a happy and auspicious Valmiki Jayanti. May you be filled with the light of knowledge, the strength of wisdom, and the warmth of compassion.
May the wisdom of Maharishi Valmiki guide you in making virtuous choices, and may his teachings continue to illuminate your life’s path.
VALMIKI JAYANTI 2023 SIGNIFICANCE
Legend has it that Valmiki crossed paths with Lord Rama, who was in exile in the forest after being banished from his kingdom. It is also recounted that Maharishi Valmiki provided refuge to Goddess Sita when she was expelled by Lord Rama. Valmiki is said to have imparted the teachings of the Ramayana to Lord Rama’s sons, Lava and Kusha.
The Arulmigu Sri Valmiki Temple, situated in the Thiruvanmiyur area of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, is the most renowned shrine dedicated to this saint in the entire country. It is believed that the saint sought solace at this temple after composing the Ramayana.
On Valmiki Jayanti, devotees of Saint Valmiki visit his temples across the nation. In his honour, they recite shlokas from the Ramayana and present offerings of fruits and flowers.