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Nashik: Bhadrapad Rushipanchami Dwitiya or the third Shahi Snaan will be held on today in Nashik.It is assumed that solar eclipse on this day is assumed to be an extraordinary to the Hindu culture.On this
India TV News Desk September 18, 2015 13:57 IST
India TV News Desk

Nashik: Bhadrapad Rushipanchami Dwitiya or the third Shahi Snaan will be held on today in Nashik.

It is assumed that solar eclipse on this day is assumed to be an extraordinary to the Hindu culture.

On this special day is a sacred according to the Indian mythology, Lord Rama slaughtered the demon called Khar who happened to be the brother of Ravana on the edge of the river Godaveri.

A Naga sadhu or also called naked Hindu holy man, poses for a picture to show the importance of the festival during Kumbh Mela at Trimbakeshwat in Nashik.

In Indian mythology this day is important as it is said to be the day of victory for the gods over demons in a fuming battle.