Devshayani Ekadashi 2021: According to the Panchang, 20 July 2021, Tuesday is the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha of Ashadh month. The special significance of the date of this Ekadashi has been told in the scriptures. Ekadashi of Ashadh Shukla is called Devshayani Ekadashi. Special worship of Lord Vishnu is done on this day.
Significance of Devshayani Ekadashi
Devshayani Ekadashi is the last Ekadashi of the month of Ashadh. According to mythological beliefs, Chaturmas starts from Devshayani Ekadashi. Devshayani Ekadashi begins the sleep period of Lord Vishnu. From this date, Lord Vishnu leaves for rest in Hades. The sleeping time of Lord Vishnu ends on Devuthani Ekadashi.
Auspicious time for Devshayani Ekadashi fast
Devshayani Ekadashi date starts – July 19, 2021 at 09:59 PM
Devshayani Ekadashi ends – July 20, 2021 at 07:17 PM
Devshayani Ekadashi fasting – July 21, 05:36 AM to 08:21 AM
July 20 is a Tuesday. Tuesday is considered the best day for worshiping Hanuman ji. It is believed that worshiping on Tuesday pleases Hanuman ji and blesses his devotees. Worshiping Hanuman ji also pacifies Shani Dev. Those who are on Shani’s half-century and Shani’s dhaiya, they get relief from worshiping Hanuman ji on Tuesday. On this day, reciting Hanuman Chalisa and Sundarkand fulfills wishes. Hanuman ji has been called Sankat Mochan. Worshiping Hanuman ji gives freedom from the troubles in life. Worshiping Hanuman ji also removes the defects of Mars.