New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Devotthan Ekadashi is one the most significant Ekdashis as on this day, Lord Vishnu wakes up. Also known as Prabodhini Ekadashi, it falls on the ekadashi tithi of Shukla Paksha of the Kartik month of the Hindu Lunar Calendar. As per Hindu belief, Lord Vishnu sleeps on Shayani Ekadashi and the Devotthan Ekadashi marks the end of the four-month period of Chaturmas. This year, the auspicious day is being celebrated on November 14, 2021. On this day, devotees will observe a day-long fast and seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu for a healthy, wealthy and prosperous life. 

Devotthan Ekadashi 2021: Date and time

  • Devutthana Ekadashi on Sunday, November 14, 2021
  • On 15th Nov, Parana Time - 13:10 to 15:19
  • On Parana Day Hari Vasara End Moment - 13:00
  • Ekadashi Tithi Begins - 05:48 on Nov 14, 2021
  • Ekadashi Tithi Ends - 06:39 on Nov 15, 2021

Prabodhini Ekadashi Parana

  • Vaishnava Devutthana Ekadashi on Monday, November 15, 2021
  • On 16th Nov, Parana Time for Vaishnava Ekadashi - 06:44 to 08:01
  • On Parana Day Dwadashi End Moment - 08:01
  • Ekadashi Tithi Begins - 05:48 on Nov 14, 2021
  • Ekadashi Tithi Ends - 06:39 on Nov 15, 2021

Devotthan Ekadashi 2021: Significance

Devotthan Ekadashi is the God's awakening day, this is also known as Prabodhini Ekadashi, literal meaning of which is awakening eleventh. Hindus believe that Lord Vishnu sleeps on Dev Shayani Ekadashi and wakes on Prabodhini Ekadashi. It is popularly known as Kartiki. Prabodhini Ekadashi is followed by Kartik Purnima and the day is celebrated as Dev Diwali. Marriages are prohibited during Chaturmas, Devotthan Ekadashi signifies the beginning of the wedding season.

In Pushkar, there is a temple of Lord Brahma, where the Pushkar fair is organized which continues till Kartik Purnima. A ritual dip during these days in Pushkar Lake is considered to lead to Moksha.

Devotthan Ekadashi 2021: Rituals

- A ritual marriage of Tulsi Plant called Tulsi Vivah is performed with the holy black coloured stone called Saligram, regarded as the husband of Tulsi.

- Devotees observe fast on this day.

- With red soul paste called geru and rice paste traditional floor designs are made.

- In the evening Lakshmi Pujan and Vishnu Pujan is observed.

- Sugarcane, rice and some traditional things are offered.

- Deepak's are lit, devotees listen the katha and chant mantras.

Posted By: Sanyukta Baijal