Dev Uthani Ekadashi 2023: According to the Hindu calendar, there are 2 Ekadashis in every month and 24 in a year. Dev Uthani Ekadashi falls in the Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. In Hindi calendar, Kartik Shukla Ekadashi is called Devotthan, Devuthani or Prabodhini Ekadashi. This day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This year Devuthani Ekadashi is on 23rd November.
On this day, the marriage of Mother Tulsi (Tulsi Vivah) is also performed and all auspicious and auspicious works start from this day. Bathing in the major rivers of the country on this day also has great importance. Devotees take bath and worship at the Ganga ghats early in the morning.
Devuthani Ekadashi 2023 date
Ekadashi Tithi will start on 22nd November 2023 at 11:03 AM and its ending time is on 23rd November at 09:01 PM.
Importance of Devuthani Ekadashi
Chaturmas also ends on the day of Devuthani Ekadashi, that is why this Ekadashi is considered special. According to religious beliefs, Lord Vishnu rests during Chaturmas. On the Ekadashi of Ashadha Shukla Paksha, the gods go to sleep and wake up from Yoga Nidra on the Ekadashi of Kartik Shukla Paksha, with this Chaturmas also ends. That is why it is called Devotthan Ekadashi. After the awakening of Hari, auspicious and auspicious works postponed for four months start again.
Importance of Tulsi Vivah
Tulsi marriage is also organized on Devuthani Ekadashi. On this day Tulsi is married to Shaligram. It is believed that Lord Krishna, the ninth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, married Goddess Vrinda (Tulsi) on Ekadashi. Therefore Dev Uthani Ekadashi is also considered auspicious for marriage.
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