Devshayani Ekadashi 2021: Devshayani Ekadashi is considered to be the most important Ekadashi of the month of Ashadha among the festivals and festivals of Hindu religion. Because Chaturmas starts from this day and Lord Vishnu goes to sleep in Hades. According to the Hindi calendar, apart from Devshayani Ekadashi, the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha of Ashadh month is also called Padma Ekadashi, Ashadhi Ekadashi or Harishyani Ekadashi.
Mythological texts believe that on the day of Devshayani Ekadashi, all the deities, including Lord Vishnu, go into yoga nidra. After this Lord Shiva runs this creation. That is why Lord Shiva and his family are worshiped in Chaturmas and no auspicious or auspicious work is done during this four months.
Devshayani Ekadashi 2021 date
According to the Panchang, the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha of Ashadh month is starting from 09:59 pm on July 19 and this Ekadashi date is ending on the next day i.e. July 20 at 07.17 in the evening. In such a situation, according to the rule of Udaya Tithi, Ekadashi fast will be kept on 20th July. This Ekadashi is called Devshayani Ekadashi because on this day Lord Vishnu goes to sleep in Hades.
Devshayani Ekadashi fast of Rule and prayer Method
On the day of Ekadashi, the fasting person should wake up in the morning and after taking bath, take the vow of fasting by considering Lord Vishnu as a witness. After that, to worship Lord Vishnu and Mata Lakshmi, their idol should be installed at the post of the place of worship. After that Lord Vishnu should do his aarti by lighting incense, lamp, naivedya etc. After the aarti, break the fast by keeping a fruit fast on the next day by worshiping it in the same way.