Rishi Panchami viratham is observed to honour the seven great sages who passed down their wisdom to enlighten people on the principles of living life. It is observed by women on the fifth day of the sukla baksham of the Bhadrapada month.
In this video Kumbakonam Brahmasree Dinakara Sarma, an erudite vedic scholar, explains the significance of Rishi Panchami viratham and the spiritual benefits of this fast.
Our sincere thanks to Sri Sethurama Sarma, Solaiyappan street, Kumbakonam
Courtesy : Smt. Malathi Jayaraman, Kumbakonam