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When is Moon worshipped as God?

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Asked by tanuja, 12 Jan '13 11:52 am
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Karwa chaut and during ramadan sighting of the moon
Answered by Radha, 12 Jan '13 11:53 am

 
  
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Never heard of moon being worshiped as God
Answered by iqbal seth, 12 Jan '13 11:53 am

 
  
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Perhaps the Moon's crucial contribution to existence is the reason that so many religious celebrations are timed with the Moon, especially the full Moon. Although Moon worship has long been absent from the world's dominant religions, She still has a subtle influence behind the scenes. Easter Sunday, the most important Christian festival, is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full Moon that follows spring equinox. The Hindu festival of lights, Deepavali, takes place at the new Moon...!
Answered by Dil Se, 12 Jan '13 01:03 pm

 
  
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MOON WORSHIP :
Although the moon has not had great prominence in the history of religion, the worship of it has been known since earliest recorded timein the oldest literature of Egypt, Babylonia, India, & Chinaand still exists today in various parts of the world, particularly among certain African and Native American groups. Moon worship is founded on the belief that the phases of the moon and the growth and decline of plant, animal, and human life are related. In some societies food was laid out at night to absorb the rays of the moon, which were thought to have power to cure disease and prolong life. Among the Baganda of central Africa it was customary for a mother to bathe her newborn child by the light of the first full moon. The moon was frequently equated with wisdom and justice, as in the worship of the Egyptian god Thoth and the Mesopotamian god Sin. In general, however, the moon has been the basis for many amorous legends and some superstitions (madmen were once considered ...more
Source: RELIGIONS AND CULTURES OF MOON WORSHIP compiled by Dee Finney
Answered by Nitin Ray, 12 Jan '13 12:31 pm

 
  
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On moon diwas
Answered by gaurav hooja, 12 Jan '13 12:28 pm

 
  
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Not only moon but all the nav grahas and sun is worshipped as god
Answered by PRANIL MUNGEKAR, 12 Jan '13 12:07 pm

 
  
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Before marriage.............
Answered by pramod rajapurkar, 12 Jan '13 12:00 pm

 
  
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I think every Poornima by budhhist they call it Poya Day
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 12 Jan '13 11:55 am

 
  
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In tribal belief , the sun ,moon ,hills, snake, elephant, horse are gods, In Rohini nakhstra, the moon is worshiped it is in the month may-june.
Answered by lalit mahata, 12 Jan '13 10:14 pm

 
  
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Ye it is on sharat purneema day
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 12 Jan '13 01:53 pm

 
  
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