Varuthini Ekadashi 2023: Fasts and festivals are considered to be quite significant in Sanatan Dharam. Among all the fasts, the fast of Ekadashi is highly auspicious and divine. Every month there are two Ekadashis that occur, one is the Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha, and the other Ekadashi is of Krishna Paksha. So, by this calculation, the total number of Ekadashis that occur in a year are 24. The Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha which comes in the month of Vaisakh is known as Varuthini Ekadashi. This Ekadashi is also known as “Kalyankari Ekadashi” as well. It is said that when Lord Krishna described the significance of Varuthini Ekadashi he said that whoever with complete devotion, and proper methods observes the fast of Varuthini Ekadashi goes to heaven or Vaikuntha Lok, all their sins get eradicated as well.
On the auspicious day of Varuthini Ekadashi Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi both are worshiped. The word Varuthini is derived from the revered and ancient language of Sanskrit, the word “Varuthin” means protector, shield, and protection. So, similarly Lord Vishnu protects all his devotees from all kinds of challenges and distress. Without waiting any further let us all discover the date and the significance of this day, the fantastic remedies one can indulge in, and the ancient lore associated with this day!
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Varuthini Ekadashi 2023: Tithi & Muhurat
This year the Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha of the month of Vaisakh will come on 16th April 2023. The Varuthini Ekadashi Tithi will commence from 8:47 pm on 15th April 2023, Saturday, and will conclude on the next day that is 16th April 2023 at 6:16 pm.
Varuthini Ekadashi 2023: Vrat Parana Time
Varuthini Ekadashi Parana Muhurat: 17th April from 5:54 am till 8:28 am.
Duration: 2 Hours 34 Minutes
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Varuthini Ekadashi 2023: Prominence Of The Fast
The description of the fast of Varuthini Ekadashi can be found in the Shastras, and out of all the fasts, this one is considered to be the most fruitful. According to religious beliefs, one who observes the fast of Varuthini Ekadashi attains benefits of those equal to giving donations to a Brahmin, meditating for crores of years, and Kanyadaan. By observing this fast one also attains the blessings of Lord Vishnu, Lord Krishna, and Goddess Lakshmi and the devotees receive prosperity and peace in their lives.
Varuthini Ekadashi 2023: Worship Methods
The person who is observing the fast of Varuthini Ekadashi should restrain themselves from amative activities. The person should abstain from talking ill about others and should also stay away from any kind of immoral work. The worship methods of this fast is below-mentioned:
- In order to observe the fast of Varuthini Ekadashi, the person should not eat onion, garlic, and rice from the Dashmi Tithi itself.
- On the day of Ekadashi, get up early in the morning and take a bath, after wearing clean clothes, make a vow to observe the fast. After this, purify your worship place with holy Ganga water.
- After this bathe the idol of Lord Vishnu and put clean clothes on it and then install the idol in your worship place.
- Then worship Lord Vishnu with complete and proper ritual methods, using Akshat, Deepak and other 16 ingredients.
- Make sure you offer Lord Vishnu, flowers, fruits, and Tulsi. It is believed that Lord Vishnu adores Tulsi (Holy basil) and in every fast of Ekadashi Tulsi must be always offered.
- On this day, the devotee must offer Lord Vishnu Kheer or Melon.
- While doing the worship of Lord Vishnu on this day, one must recite his Mantras. It is said that by reciting this Mantra one gets rid of all kinds of problems; ‘om~ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya namaḥ’।
- During the night the devotee must worship Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
- After taking a bath the next day, worship Lord Vishnu and if possible offer food to a Brahmin and then break this fast at the given time.
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Varuthini Ekadashi 2023: The Ancient Lore
According to earlier legend, a king named Mandhata lived on the banks of the Narmada river. One day the King Mandhata was lost in his penance which he was doing in a jungle, and suddenly a wild bear attacked him and chewed his feets. After this, he dragged the king with him, and the King then prayed for his protection and remembered Lord Vishnu. The prayer of the King got answered and Lord Vishnu came to his rescue and killed the bear with this Chakra (weapon). When King Mandhata saw that the bear was killed and he was saved, he took a breather, but as he looked at his feets, he became sad.
When Lord Vishnu saw that his devotee is sad then he said “O son, don’t worry and go to Mathura and observe the fast of Varuthini Ekadashi and then worship my Varaha Avatar’s idol with complete and proper devotion and methods, with the pious effects of this fast your feets will be healed and you will become powerful than before”. King Mandhata did what he was told by Lord Vishnu and with the auspicious effects of this fast the King became more handsome and robust. So, since then it is observed that whoever contemplates on Lord Vishnu, and observes the highly divine fast of Varuthini Ekadashi gets all of their wishes fulfilled and their sins get eradicated as well.
Productive Remedies To Do On Varuthini Ekadashi
Offer Lord Vishnu yellow-colored flowers on the day of Varuthini Ekadashi in order to gain profits and progress in your business. With this, also recite this Mantra 11 to 21 times: ‘om namo bhagavate nārāyaṇāya।’
To Receive Positive Energy
Fill the Dakshinavarti conch with water on the day of Varuthini Ekadashi and then perform Lord Vishnu’s Abhishek and save some of the water from the conch and sprinkle it all over your family members. It is believed that by doing this, positive energies come into the house and all kinds of problems leave the person.
For Attainment Of Promotion
Offer a coconut covered in a yellow-colored cloth at the feets of Lord Vishnu in order to attain promotion and for increment of your wages. With this, also offer yellow flowers to Lord Vishnu. On the next day, pick up all the items i.e, cloth covered coconut and flowers, and keep them with you. By doing this, sooner you will achieve promotion and an increase in your salary.
For Prosperity And Happiness
In order to have joy, wealth, and prosperity on the auspicious day of Varuthini Ekadashi, offer water to Tulsi and then take wet mud from its roots and apply a little bit on every member’s head.
To Annihilate Troubles
In order to get rid of all troubles and challenges then, offer Lord Vishnu yellow fruits, yellow flowers and Kheer. After doing this, allocate the Prasad to all members of the family.
For Financial Status
To get rid of loans and debts, and to gain financial benefits, then, on the day of Varuthini Ekadashi, along with worshiping Lord Vishnu also worship Goddess Lakshmi. By doing this, you will get financial benefits.
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