Varuthini Ekadashi 2017: The Spiritual Path to Heavenly Abode!
Varuthini Ekadashi is observed on an Ekadashi tithi of Hindu month Chaitra. In 2017, it will be marked on 22nd of April. Devotees observe a fast on this day to attain Moksha and to please the 11 incarnations of Lord Vishnu so that he the Lord can protect them. Keep reading this article to know more...
There are two calendars that are followed in North India and South India. Hence, the celebrations of the Varuthini Ekadashi vary from North India to South India.
As per the North Indian, known as Purnimant calendar, the Varuthini Ekadashi occurs in the Hindu month Vaishakh. But, as per the South Amavasyant calendar, the Varuthini Ekadashi occurs in the Hindu month, Chaitra.
Lord Vishnu is worshiped on the occasion of Varuthini Ekadashi. Let us see what all is important about the Varuthini Ekadashi, so that we should have sound knowledge before we go ahead and observe the day of Varuthini Ekadasi.
Varuthini Ekadashi : Significance Of The Day
Varuthini Ekadashi holds a lot of significance for the ones who observe the Varuthini Ekadashi fast. Before going ahead to observe the Varuthini Ekadashi fast, let's take a look at the significance of Varuthini Ekadasi.
The significance that the Varuthini Ekadashi holds is such high that if a person has some difficulty in walking, he/she is able to walk properly, by observing the Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat. All those who observe Varuthini Ekadashi are sure to become prosperous in the present birth and in the future birth, as well.
Every person observing this Ekadashi fast, gets relieved from the unending cycle of birth and death. Hence, Varuthini Ekadasi is the one that brighten up one's life, and destroys all the sins. Hence, on this Varuthini Ekadashi, do not forget all these significant points about Varuthini Ekadashi and be the one to get peace and remove your sins, by the grace of Lord Vishnu.
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The comparison of the benefits of Varuthini Ekadashi are countless. If one really wishes to get the benefit from any Ekadashi, the perfect one is the Varuthini Ekadasi. Let's see the benefits that the day of Varuthini Ekadashi gives to those who observe the Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat (fast).
It is said that one may receive immense benefits on this day, if he/she make donations. One may achieve higher benefits from the Varuthini Ekadashi that are not even received by donating a horse, elephant, cows, gold and silver, food grains, or sesame seeds.
However, the highest benefit is achieved when one shares his/her knowledge with other people and enlighten them from knowledge of truth. It is also believed that doing all such things on Varuthini Ekadashi not only benefits a person, instead it pleases one's ancestors, along with all the gods and the living things.
Hence, anyone who observes the Varuthini Ekadasi fast, will get free from any sinful acts and will find a way to the spiritual and the eternal abode. Lord Krishna is also worshiped on this day, at some places. It is also said that one who narrates or hears or reads the glories of Varuthini Ekadashi, he/she earns immense merits.
Hopefully, this information on Varuthini Ekadashi, will help you observing all the rituals and helps you getting free from all the sins. May Lord Vishnu, accepts your prayers on this Varuthini Ekadasi and may you get liberated from the unending cycle of life and death.
AstroSage wishes you a blessed Varuthini Ekadashi!