kamika ekadashi: Fasting on the day of Kamika Ekadashi with true mind ends all kinds of problems and brings success in every work.
Ekadashi fast is very important in Hinduism. Ekadashi falling in Sawan month is even more important. Ekadashi falling in the Krishna Paksha of Sawan month (Sawan 2019) is called Kamika Ekadashi. Today is Kamika Ekadashi. Lord Vishnu is worshiped on this day.
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It is believed that whoever observes this fast on this day gets freedom from sin. It is said that worshiping Lord Vishnu during the month of Savan also leads to the worship of deities, Gandharvas and serpents.
It is believed that on the day of Kamika Ekadashi, fasting with true mind ends all kinds of problems and gives success in every work.
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According to the Puranas, Lord Krishna told Yudhishthira about Kamika Ekadashi. Krishna had said that the observer of this Ekadashi fast receives the fruit equal to Ashwamedha Yagya.
Method of worship
- On the day of Kamika Ekadashi, take a bath and wear yellow colored clothes. Take the resolution of the fast by meditating on Lord Vishnu.
- After this, bathe the idol of Lord Vishnu with pure water, offer yellow fruits, sesame milk and panchamrit etc. on it.
- Please read Sahastranam on this day. Along with this, chant ‘Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevaya’ mantra of Lord Vishnu as much as possible.