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- In addition to Lord Vishnu on Wednesday and Ekadashi, auspicious yoga for Ganesh worship, Tulsi marriage on this day also
On Wednesday, 25 November, it is Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. It is called Devauthani Ekadashi. On this date Lord Vishnu wakes up from the bed and all kinds of Manglik Karmas begin. This year a rare yoga of Guru and Shani is being formed on Devauthani Ekadashi.
According to Pt. Manish Sharma, Jyotishacharya of Ujjain, Saturn-Guru will remain in Capricorn on Devuthani Ekadashi. Capricorn is the sign of Saturn. Such yoga was formed on 18 November 1961, 59 years before 2020. This time this Ekadashi is being made in Uttarabhadrapada Nakshatra, it will be pleasing for 8 months from Wednesday. Chaturmas will also end on 26 November the next day.
Chaturmas was five months old this time
This year, Chaturmas was not four but five months because of excess. Lord Vishnu wakes up on Devprabodhini Ekadashi. On this date, all kinds of auspicious actions begin again. Till now the auspicious work of idols’ life, start of building, marriage etc. were forbidden, but from 25th, all these works can be done again.
Vishnuji killed Shankhasura
According to the legend, Lord Vishnu slaughtered the demon Shankhasura and went to rest in Kshirsagar to erase tiredness. From the Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Ashada month, he rested for four months till the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. Since then, these four months have become popular as Chaturmas.
Date of marriage of Tulsi and Shaligram
Lord Shaligram is married to Tulsi on Devauthani Ekadashi. There is a tradition of planting Tulsi in the house-courtyard and every year on the Devuthani Ekadashi, this plant is married on Shaligram. One should fast on this date. Should perform Bhajans, Kirtans of God.