Vishwakarma Puja was celebrated with great pomp across the country on Saturday. Tomorrow, special arrangements are made for Vishwakarma Puja in factories and industries. Almost everyone knows about the worship of Vishwakarma in the factories, but you have rarely seen the worship of elephants on this day. It is true that some people who have reverence for Vishwakarma also worship elephants on this day. A similar sight has been seen in Siliguri, West Bengal.
The mahouts of Bengal Safari in Siliguri worship their two elephants on the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja. Mahavat Narjinari said, We have two female elephants named Urmila and Lakshma. We have worshiped elephants to pray for their safety. The question is, why worship these elephants only on the day of Vishwakarma Puja?
Why are elephants worshipped?
So the answer is that the elephant is known as the vehicle of Vishwakarma. That is why people not only worship Vishwakarma, they also worship his vehicle. Those who keep elephants definitely worship them on the day of Vishwakarma Puja. This is the reason why the mahouts of Bengal Safari in Siliguri worshiped their elephants.
Get ready after taking a bath
Before the worship, they are washed and decorated and then they are worshipped. During this time they are also fed fruits. Tilak is applied on the forehead of male elephants. Many pictures of elephant worship in Bengal Safari have also come to the fore. Seeing which you can guess how much mahouts have reverence for elephants.
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