Apara Ekadashi 2022: Apara Ekadashi today, know the story, worship method and benefits

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Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2022, 7:26 [IST]

New Delhi, 26 May. Today Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha of Jyeshtha month means that Apara Ekadashi Is. It is also called Achala Ekadashi. This Ekadashi got its name because it is extremely rewarding. By observing the fast of Apara Ekadashi, there is never any reduction in the virtuous deeds of a person. He becomes the master of immense happiness, means. On this Ekadashi day, offering melon or cucumber naivedya to Lord Vishnu, the fruit of the same is served. On being asked by Dharmaraja Yudhishthira, Lord Krishna told that the person who observes the fast of this Ekadashi with complete dedication, all his sins committed unknowingly are destroyed, but once the sins are destroyed, then there is no sin again in life. should do. There is also Sarvarthasiddhi Yoga on this day which will start from 5.46 am and will continue till the end of the day.

Apara Ekadashi 2022: Apara Ekadashi today, know the auspicious time and importance of worship. oneindia hindi

Know the story, worship method and benefits of Apara Ekadashi

Benefits of Apara Ekadashi

‘Apara’ means one who gives immense virtue. By observing the fast of Apara Ekadashi, a person gets freedom from all the unknown sins. It also bestows wealth and wealth and happiness and splendor by raising the fortune. By observing Apara Ekadashi fast, listening to or reading its story, one gets all the material wealth. While living on earth, man enjoys all the happiness and splendor, and after death he attains Haridham.

Method of Apara Ekadashi fasting

On the day of Apara Ekadashi, wake up before sunrise and take a bath. Take a vow of fasting and stay fast for the whole day. If you want, you can eat melon fruit. Use basil, flowers, sandalwood, incense-lamp in the worship of Lord Vishnu. Make Makhane Kheer and offer it to Lord Vishnu as bhog. After the worship, distribute the prasad of Kheer. In the night, do Jagran while worshiping Lord Vishnu. Break the fast on the next day on Dwadashi.

apara ekadashi fasting story

In ancient times there was a godly king named Mahidhwaj. The king’s younger brother, Vajradhwaj, was jealous of his elder brother. One day, taking a chance, he killed the king and buried the body under a peepal tree in the forest. Due to premature death, the king’s soul became a phantom and started residing on the Peepal tree. That spirit used to trouble everyone who passed through that path. One day a sage was passing through that path. The phantom spirit came down from the tree with the aim of disturbing them too. The sage learned the reason behind his becoming a phantom by his penance. The sage preached the divine knowledge to the spirit soul and himself kept a fast on Apara Ekadashi to free the king from the phantom yoni. On the completion of the fast on the day of Dwadashi, the virtue of the fast was given to the phantom. After attaining the virtue of fasting on Ekadashi, the king became free from Pretyoni and went to heaven.

Ekadashi date time

  • Ekadashi date starts from 10.34 am on 25th May
  • Ekadashi date complete 25 May till 10.56 am
  • Parana of fast on 27th May from 5.42 am to 8.23 ​​am

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