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Significance of Thursday: Know About Brihaspati (Guru)

Significance of Thursday: Know About Brihaspati (Guru)

In Hinduism, every day is dedicated to a specific god in the Hindu pantheon. Thursday, which is Brihaspatiwar or Vrihaspativar, is specially dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Brihaspati, the Guru of Devas. Yellow is the color of the day.
Thursdays are considered to be the best days for the worship of Jupiter.Worship of this Devata results in a cure from ailments affecting the stomach and helps one to ward off his sins, helps him in gaining strength, valour, longevity etc. He grants the boon of father-hood to the childless, good education.
In the zodiac, He is the Lord of Dhanus and Meena. Guru stays for one year in each. Rasi, taking 12 years to complete the cycle.
Bṛhaspati attained the position of Guru of the Devas by performing penances on the banks of Prabhas Tirtha. Lord Shiva granted him this position, as well as his position as one of the Navagrahas (Nine Planets).
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