Amalki Ekadashi to Krishna Shukla Paksha of Phalgun month…
According to Sanatan Dharma, as the date of Pradosh is very dear to Lord Shiva, similarly Lord Vishnu is considered as Ekadashi (Ekadashi) very dear. At the same time, according to religious belief, Amalaki means Amla, which is considered to be superior in both Hinduism and Ayurveda.
According to Padma Purana, Amla tree is very dear to Lord Vishnu. It is believed that Amla tree is inhabited by Shree Hari and Lakshmi.
According to the Hindu calendar, Amalaki Ekadashi falls on the Krishna Shukla Paksha of Phalgun month. It is also called Amalkya Ekadashi. It is generally celebrated every year in the month of February or March. This time in 2021, this Amalaki Ekadashi (Amalaki Ekadashi 2021) is falling on 25 March.
Amalaki Ekadashi (Amalaki Ekadashi 2021) Muhurta-
Sukarma – From 11:41 am on the morning of 24 March to 10 03 am on the morning of 25 March.
Dhriti – From 10 o’clock in the morning of 25 March to 07: 46 in the morning of 26 March.
Parana Muhurta – 26 March from 06:18:53 to 08:46:12.
Duration – 2 hours 27 minutes
It is believed that Lord Vishnu is worshiped in the Amla tree because of the abode of Lord Vishnu, the same is called Amalaki Ekadashi. On this day, boiling of gooseberry, bathing with gooseberry water, gooseberry worship, gooseberry meal and gooseberry should be donated.
Due to which the Amla tree is worshiped along with Lord Vishnu on this day. The Peepal and Amla trees have been considered similar to the deity in Hinduism.
It is believed that when Lord Shri Hari Vishnu gave birth to Brahma Ji for creation of the universe, at the same time Lord Vishnu also gave birth to the Amla tree. That is why Amla tree is worshiped. Every part of the Amla tree is considered to be the abode of God.
Amalaki Ekadashi: Know auspicious and inauspicious time: Amalaki Ekadashi 2021 Muhurat …
Abhijeet Muhurta – 12 noon 08 minutes to 12 noon 56 minutes.
Amrit Kaal – From 13 o’clock in the night 09 to 10 o’clock in the night.
Brahma Muhurta – from 04 in the morning to 53 in the morning from 05 to 41 in the morning.
Rahukaal – 02:00 to 03 minutes to 03 minutes to 34 minutes.
Yama Gand – 06:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Kulik – From 09:31 AM to 11:00 AM in the morning.
Dermuhurta – from 10 in the morning to 31 in the morning from 11 in the morning to 20 in the morning. After this, it is 03 to 22 minutes in the afternoon to 04 to 10 in the evening.
Virjyam – from 10:00 to 14 in the morning to 11: 45 in the morning.
Amalaki Ekadashi: Worship Method: Amalaki Ekadashi Puja Vidhi …
Amla has special significance in Amalaki Ekadashi. On this day, gooseberry is used in every task, from worship to food. This is how Amalaki Ekadashi worship method …
1. On this day you should wake up in Brahma Muhurta and meditate on Lord Vishnu and resolve the fast.
2. After taking the resolution of the fast, one should worship Lord Vishnu after retiring from the bath etc. Light a lamp of ghee and recite Vishnu Sahasranama.
3. After the Puja there should be installed a Kalash containing Navratna under the Amla tree. If Amla tree is not available, then offer Amla fruit to Lord Vishnu as a Prasad.
4. Amla tree should be worshiped with incense, lamp, sandalwood, roli, floral, Akshata etc. under it, a poor, needy person or a Brahmin should be fed under it.
5. After this, after bathing on Dwadashi the next day, after worshiping Lord Vishnu, a person or a Brahmin should donate an urn, clothes and amla etc. Then fasting should be taken after taking food.
Amalaki Ekadashi vrat Katha: Fast Story-
According to the legend, a king named Chitrasen ruled in ancient times. Ekadashi fasting was very important in his kingdom and all the people used to observe Ekadashi fast. At the same time, the king had great reverence for Amalki Ekadashi.
One day the king went far away in the jungle while hunting. Then some wild and mountain bandits surrounded the king. After this the dacoits attacked the king with weapons. However, whatever arms were bestowed on the king by Dev’s grace, he would turn into a flower.
Due to the high number of bandits, the king fainted and fell to the earth. Then a divine power appeared from the king’s body and became invisible by killing all the demons. When the king’s consciousness returned, he found all the demons dead. Seeing this, the king wondered who killed these bandits?
Then there was the air – O Rajan! All these demons have been killed by the effect of fasting your Amalaki Ekadashi. The Vaishnavi power of Amalaki Ekadashi originated from your body has killed them. After killing them, she again entered your body there. The king was pleased to hear this and returned and told everyone about the importance of Ekadashi in the kingdom.
Lord Vishnu is worshiped on Amadaki Ekadashi. It is believed that their worship fulfills every desire. The importance of this Ekadashi is also mentioned in the Puranas. It is believed that with the effect of this fast, all the sins of a person are destroyed.