Kamada Ekadashi 2023: Kamada Ekadashi is being celebrated on April 1, know auspicious time and worship rules

Ekadashi is considered the most auspicious day in Hinduism. Kamda Ekadashi is being celebrated today i.e. on 1st April. A person who observes fast on this day and worships Lord Vishnu with a true heart gets freedom from all kinds of sins.

Ekadashi is considered the most auspicious day in Hinduism. Most of the devotees are involved in religious and spiritual activities on this day. Also some people keep fast on this day. Lord Vishnu is worshiped on the day of Ekadashi. Ekadashi comes twice a month. One Ekadashi falls in Shukla Paksha and the other in Krishna Paksha. The Ekadashi after Ram Navami removes sorrow and poverty. By observing fast on this day, a person gets freedom from sins knowingly or unknowingly. Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month i.e. Kamda Ekadashi is being celebrated on 1 April 2023.

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Kamada Ekadashi will be celebrated on 1st and 2nd April.

Ekadashi Tithi Begins: 1 April 2023 1:58 minutes

Ekadashi date ends: 2 April 2023 4:19 minutes

Paran Time: 1:40 pm to 4:10 pm on April 2

On the other hand, those who observe Ekadashi fast on April 2 can break the fast any time after 06:09 am on April 2.

Importance of Kamada Ekadashi

The word Kamada means the fulfillment of desires. The importance of fasting on Kamada Ekadashi has also been mentioned in many Hindu scriptures and Puranas. Lord Krishna told King Yudhishthira about the importance and benefits of Kamada Ekadashi. According to belief, observing Kamada Ekadashi fast helps a person to get rid of his sins and regain and improve his virtues. Apart from this, whoever observes this fast is forgiven from all sins, including the murder of a Brahmin. By fasting on Kamada Ekadashi, a married couple is blessed with a child. With the effect of this fast, a person attains salvation and reaches Baikunth, the abode of Lord Vishnu.

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On the day of Ekadashi, first of all take bath etc. and take a vow of fasting.

Then worship Lord Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi and offer sandalwood, flowers, fruits and incense to them.

The fast of Kamda Ekadashi starts from the ‘Dashami’ of Chaitra Shukla Paksha. On this day, food should be taken only once before sunset.

On the next day of fasting, offer food to a Brahmin and break the fast after giving Dakshina.

Vedic mantras and hymns of Sri Vishnu are also chanted on the day of Ekadashi.

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