Papankusha Ekadashi 2020: Date of Papankusha Ekadashi, auspicious time, method of worship, fast story and significance
Papankusha Ekadashi has a great significance in Hinduism. On this day, there is a law to worship Lord Vishnu, the creator of the world, and to remain silent and perform Bhagavad remembrance and bhajan-kirtan. It is believed that worshiping God in this way purifies the mind of the devotee and includes virtues in it. It is believed that Lord Krishna himself told Dharmaraja Yudhishthira the importance of Papankusha Ekadashi in the Mahabharata period, saying that it prevents Ekadashi (Ekadashi) sins That is, it protects from sins. It is said that by observing the fast of Papankusha Ekadashi one gets many fruits like Ashwamedha Yajna and Surya Yajna.
When is Papankusha Ekadashi?
According to the Hindu Panchang, Papankusha Ekadashi fast is observed on Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. According to the Gregorian calendar, Papankusha Ekadashi falls in the month of October every year. This time, Papankusha Ekadashi is on 27 October.
Papankusha Ekadashi date and auspicious time
Ekadashi date begins: 09:00 AM on Oct 26, 2020
Ekadashi date ends: 10:46 AM on Oct 27, 2020
Paran Muhurta on Dwadash: 28 October 2020 from 06:30 AM to 08:44 AM
On Parana Day Dwadashi End Moment - 12:54 PM
Importance of Papankusha Ekadashi
It was called Pap Kunsha Ekadashi because of intercepting the elephant of sin with the virtuous curb of fasting. It is believed that due to the effect of fasting of this Ekadashi, the accumulated sins of man are destroyed and salvation is attained. According to the beliefs, even after thousands of Ashwamedh Yajnas and hundreds of Surya Yajnas, the result of this fast is not as much as the 16th part. It is said that by fasting on this day one attains virtuous fruits and paves the way to heaven. At the same time, for those who cannot fast in full, it is said to have fasting for Ekadashi by eating a meal in the mid-day or evening. The fast of Papankusha Ekadashi is very fruitful and on this day, due to true devotion and due charity, it brings special blessings of Shri Hari Vishnu on the person.
Papankusha Ekadashi fasting method
On Ekadashi, wake up in the morning and take a bath and wear clean clothes.
- Presently take the goal of the quick
- After this, install the Ghat in the temple of the house or place of worship.
- Now place a statue or picture of Lord Vishnu on the floor.
- Now show the lamp to the statue of Vishnu and offer flowers, coconut and naivedya.
- After this, recitation of Vishnu Sahasranama should be done.
- Now take the aarti of Vishnu ji with incense and lamps.
- While worshiping Vishnu, keep a Tulsi party.
- Jagran at night and do Bhajan-Kirtan of God.
- On the next day, that is, provide food to the Brahmins on the Dwadash and give them Dakshina as soon as possible.
Those observing Ekadashi fast should observe the fast from Dashami date.
Seven types of cereals - wheat, urad, moong, gram, barley, rice and lentils should not be eaten on Dashami. Actually, these seven grains are worshiped on Ekadashi.
Papankusha Ekadashi Vrat Katha
According to the legend, once upon the Vidyachal mountain a very cruel hunter used to rage. He had only done evil works in his whole life. In the last days of his life, Yamraj sent one of his messengers to take him. Anger was very afraid of death. He goes to the sage named Angara and begs him for help. On this, the sage tells him to keep a fast on the Shukla Paksha Ekadashi of Ashwin month, telling him about Papankusha Ekadashi. With anger, true devotion, devotion and devotion, Papankusha Ekadashi fasts and worships Shri Hari Vishnu. With the effect of this fast, all his accumulated sins are destroyed and he gets salvation.