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Jaya Ekadashi 2023: When is Jaya Ekadashi fast?

Jaya Ekadashi 2023

Jaya Ekadashi 2023 February

Jaya Ekadashi 2023 Fast is observe by devotees in Shukla Paksha of Magh month. On the occasion of Jaya Ekadashi, devotees observe a day-long fast and abstain from eating or even drinking anything.

Jaya Ekadashi is also known as ‘Bhoumi Ekadashi’ and ‘Bhishma Ekadashi’ by some Hindu communities in South India, especially in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Of all the fasts, the Ekadashi fast is given the highest respect. Every Ekadashi, no matter which one it is, has its own meaning in the Hindu scriptures. Every year, Jaya Ekadashi Vrat is celebrate in the month of Magha Shukla Paksha. This year it will be celebrate on Wednesday, February 1, 2023. There are common people of Hindu tradition who believe that by following these customs and rituals in their entirety, including all ceremonies and Vedic customs, divine blessings can be obtaine. from lord Vishnu. Moreover, the graces of Mata Lakshmi are also upon us. Not only is she freed from all kinds of sorrow as a result. According to legend, invoking Sri Hari Vishnu on the day of Jaya Ekadashi will not prevent the fear of the demon from appearing.

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Jaya Ekadashi 2023

Ekadashi: Meaning

Ekadashi is a very auspicious and significant day in the Hindu calendar. Fasting on Jaya Ekadashi is believe to cleanse one’s sins. Jaya Ekadashi is dedicate to Lord Vishnu. It is also auspicious for the worship of Lord Shiva as it falls in the month of Magh. The end of the Ekadashi fast is in the sign of Parana. On Ekadashi day, the parana is complete after dawn.

Jaya Ekadashi February: Date and Time

This year, Jaya Ekadashi will be observe on February 1, 2023. According to Drika Panchang, Ekadashi Tithi will start on January 31 at 11:53 AM and end at 2:01 PM on February 1, 2023. On February 1, 2023, the time in Paraná will be from 7:10 AM to 9:20 AM.

Ekadashi 2023 February: Puja Rituals

  1. On the occasion of Jaya Ekadashi, devotees observe a day-long fast during which they abstain from eating and drinking anything.
  2. Devotees should wash the place of worship with Gangajal or pure water.
  3. Once the idol is built, the worship rituals must begin.
  4. Chant Narayan Stotra, Vishnu Sahasranama and Lord Krishna bhajans during worship.
  5. Offer prasad, flowers, coconut, water, basil, fruit and incense sticks.
  6. Chants should be recited while performing the puja.
  7. After feeding the Brahmins on Dwadashi, offer them ‘janeu’ (holy thread) and betel nuts. One should eat only after completing this Jaya Ekadashi ritual.
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Jaya Ekadashi 2023

Jaya Ekadashi Vrat Katha

In prehistoric times, a festival was held in the Nandan forest where monks and would-be sages joined all the deities for a day of chanting and celebration. This festival featured a Gandharva singer named Mallyavan and a dancer named Pushyavati. Pushyavati was mesmerize by Mallyawan’s physical appearance and start trying to seduce him. This affected Malyavan who was draw to Pushyavati and as a result, he forgot Suratal completely. Due to the lack of synchronization in his music, the colour of the festival began to fade, causing Devraj Indra to become enraged and banish them both to planet Earth.

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Jaya Ekadashi 2023

He began living the lives of both demons in the Himalayan forests of darkness. He felt remorse for his bad deeds and regretted this evil life. On Magh Shukla’s Jaya Ekadashi, both of them ate only the tuber root and nothing else and slept under a tree, begging forgiveness for their mistake and vowing never to do it again. The next morning, when they woke up, he found himself relieved from their terrible life, unaware of the fact that it was Jaya Ekadashi, and inadvertently fasted for it. So the grace of Lord Vishnu was on him and both of them were freed from the yoni demon. Amazed to see Malyavan and Pushyavati heading for heaven, he asked both about redemption from the curse. Then he talks about the impact of Jaya Ekadashi fasting. Since then, people have assumed that fasting on Jaya Ekadashi absolves them of sins.

Conclusion

According to Hindu mythology, on the day of Jaya Ekadashi, one should refrain from harbouring enmity in one’s heart and should worship Lord Vishnu with all one’s heart and soul. The emotions of enmity, delusion and lust should never be recall. Recitation of Narayan Stotra and Vishnu Sahasranam would also be quite beneficial during this period. The blessings of Mata Lakshmi and Shri Hari Vishnu shower on those who observe this fast with all its rites.