Varuthini Ekadashi is also known as the Baruthani Ekadashi, which is a Hindu Holy day, the festival falls on an 11th lunar day of the fortnight of vanishing moon in the Hindu month of Chaitra according to the South Indian Amavasyant Calendar.
Every month ends with a new moon and this falls on the same day in April or May which is very similar to Ekadashis, The fifth avatar of the God Vishnu as Vamana, is being worshipped during this day.
This was the day when the god Krishna said something to the King Yudhishthira in regarding the Bhavishya Purana. The Ekadashi can turn a lame person to walk normally on this day.
A person will observe fast on this day of the festival Varuthini Ekadashi, in order to seek the forgiveness for all his sins and as per mythology on this day of the carnival Varuthini Ekadashi by doing puja we can also rewarded with the good fortune and abundances’ of the happiness.
It is also said that the ultimate power of Vaishnava Varuthini Ekadashi can also help people and devotees to grant the ‘Moksha,’ the word means the freedom from the cycle of rebirth and death.
History of Varuthini Ekadashi
Varuthini Ekadashi is also known as the Bhavishya Purana. As per the story, Lord Krishna recounted the significance of the Varuthini Ekadashi to the King Yudhisthira as he also said that this is a sacred day when all living being can release from the cycle of birth and death.
In the same way, any person suffering from the life-threatening disease can be cured if we pray to Lord Vishnu on Varuthini Ekadashi. Donating to the needy brings luck on the Varuthini Ekadashi.
As per the mythological believes for parents giving one’s daughter in marriage or performing the Kanyadaan is the biggest daan ever and this can help people to achieve moksha too.
One should observe a fast and have only one meal on the #VaruthiniEkadashi day and people restricted to eat meat, black gram, red lentil, chickpea, honey, betel nut, paan, and spinach.
Consuming in Bell metal utensils and eating in someone else’s house is also prohibited.
How to Celebrate #VaruthiniEkadashi
Celebrating the Varuthini Ekadashi is like very simple puja, as, like all Ekadashis, the God Vishnu is worshipped on this day also.
On this particularly day, the Lord Vishnu’s his fifth avatar Vamana is being worshipped and people can rejoice the day by praying to God, singing devotional songs and hymns with the whole family.
And on this day people are prohibited from gambling sports, anger, robbery, sleep, lying, being narrow-minded, exercise, brushing one’s teeth, smearing oil on one’s body, shaving one’s head, face or body, and saying something bad about any other person if you perform the puja of #VaruthiniEkadashi.
The day #VaruthiniEkadashi is known for providing protection and safeguards from all harm and evil and gain good fortune. Following all these rules Varuthini Ekadashi is believed to receive prosperity name and fame the devotees or person who perform the puja anyway.
On 13th, Parana Time = 06:01 to 08:33
On Parana Day Dwadashi End Moment = 09:04
Ekadashi Tithi Begins = 06:40 on 11/Apr/2018
Ekadashi Tithi Ends = 08:12 on 12/Apr/2018
Varuthini Ekadashi Mantra:
Om Namo Bhagavate Vaasudevaaya Mantra, Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram or Vishnu Ashtottaram.
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