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Narad Jayanti About

Narada jayanti is the auspicious day of appearance of Devasri Narada Muni. 

It is observed on the day after the full moon day (Poornima) in the month of Vaishaka (April-May). In the year 2012, Narada jayanti is observed on 6th May.

Sage Narad is a precursor of modern day journalist and mass communicator. So the day is also called ‘Patrakar Diwas’ and is celebrated in this form across the country. 

He is believed to be the inventor of Veena. He has been held the chief of the Gandharvas who were the divine musicians.

Narada muni, also addressed as Devasri Narada, is divine celestial sage who spreads the divine message and glories of the Supreme Lord. 

He is regarded as the Manasaputra, one who has taken birth from the mind of Lord Brahma. In this regard, sage Narada is one of the ten Prajapatis born to Lord Brahma, who completed the work of creation.

Narada muni is described in Hindu scriptures as an effulgent, young sage who holds Veena in hands. He is ever-wandering and always singing“Narayana..Narayana…” He is known as communicator between gods.

 It is also said that Narada muni creates trouble among the demigods with a positive intention and the drama of trouble eventually does good to all, giving all good morals.