Chaturmas 2021: According to the Panchang, Chaturmas has started from the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha of Ashadh month on Tuesday, 20 July 2021. Ekadashi of Ashadh Shukla is called Devshayani Ekadashi. It is believed that on this Ekadashi the sleeping period of Lord Vishnu begins. On this day the deities go to sleep. That is why this Ekadashi is called Devshayani Ekadashi.
How long is Chaturmas? (Chaturmas 2021 Start and End Dates)
According to the Hindu calendar, Chaturmas has started from the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha of Ashadh month on 20th July, Tuesday. The duration of Chaturmas is four. Chaturmas will end on 14 November 2021 on Devotthan Ekadashi. This Ekadashi is called Devotthani Ekadashi. That is, the sleeping period of Lord Vishnu ends on this date.
These works are not done in Chaturmas
The special significance of Chaturmas has been told in Hinduism. One should meditate on God during Chaturmas. Special worship of Lord Vishnu is done in Chaturmas. It is believed that Lord Vishnu bestows his blessings on those who live life with rules, discipline, noble deeds and love in these Chaturmas. Disciplined routine should be adopted in Chaturmas. With the beginning of Chaturmas, auspicious and auspicious works are stopped. The work related to marriage etc. is also not done in Chaturmas. Along with this, these works should also not be done-
anger- One should meditate on God during Chaturmas. One should stay away from anger and ego. Anger and ego are the biggest enemies of a person.
greed- One can understand the meaning of life only by staying away from greed. In Chaturmas, one should do spiritual practice to remove one’s own shortcomings.
balanced diet- A balanced and nutritious diet should be taken during Chaturmas. Health should be taken care of in Chaturmas. Efforts should be made to increase immunity in this month. Meat, alcohol etc. should be renounced during Chaturmas. One should keep distance from these things.