Kamada Ekadashi: Kamada Ekadashi fast meets all worldly pleasures

Lord Vishnu is worshiped on the day of Kamda Ekadashi. Pundits believe that by observing this fast methodically one not only gets rid of all kinds of worldly sorrows but also fulfills all the wishes.

Today is Kamda Ekadashi, due to the effect of this fast, the devotee gets freedom from ghosts too, so let us tell you about the worship method and importance of Kamda Ekadashi.

Learn about Kamada Ekadashi

Kamda Ekadashi is celebrated on the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. This time this Ekadashi is on Saturday, 1st April. Kamda Ekadashi is also known as Phalda Ekadashi. Kamda Ekadashi has special significance because of being the first Ekadashi of the Hindu Samvatsar. In Hinduism, twenty-four Ekadashi fasts are observed in a year. There are two Ekadashi fasts in every month, one on the Ekadashi date of Shukla Paksha and the second fast is performed on the Ekadashi date of Krishna Paksha.

Benefits of Kamada Ekadashi fast

Lord Vishnu is worshiped on the day of Kamda Ekadashi. Pundits believe that by observing this fast methodically one not only gets rid of all kinds of worldly sorrows but also fulfills all the wishes. Due to the effect of this fast, it is also known as Falda Ekadashi. If your husband or child is a victim of any kind of bad habit in your house, then also ask them to fast on Kamada Ekadashi, it will be beneficial.

Ways to please Lord Vishnu and Lord Shani on Kamada Ekadashi

This time Kamda Ekadashi is falling on Saturday, in such a situation, definitely use sesame seeds on this day. Mole has been described as an object related to Saturn in astrology, which originated from Lord Vishnu. Sesame has special importance in the worship of Sri Hari, Shani Dev and Surya Dev. On Kamda Ekadashi, anoint Vishnu ji by mixing white sesame seeds in Ganges water. Then enjoy sweets containing sesame seeds. Pundits believe that this brings happiness in married life and the chances of progeny increase. On Saturday, on Kamada Ekadashi, float a handful of black sesame seeds in running water. Also donate black sesame seeds. It is believed that this reduces the inauspicious effects of Saturn and Rahu-Ketu. On the day of Kamda Ekadashi, mix black sesame in milk and offer it to Peepal tree, bad times end soon. Money related problems also end.

Mythology related to Kamda Ekadashi

According to the story related to Kamda Ekadashi, in ancient times, the king of snakes ruled in a kingdom, his name was Pundarik. There was a Gandharva named Lalit and an Apsara named Lalita in his court. Both loved each other very much. One day a dance music program is going on in the court. At that time, a snake god named Karkotak was also present in the meeting. Lalit was dancing at that time when he remembered his wife Lalita and made a mistake in dancing. Karkotak caught this mistake of his and told it to King Pundarik. King Pundrik got very angry on this mistake of Lalit too and he cursed Lalit to be an ugly demon. Lalit’s wife Lalita was very sad because of this and started trying to free her husband from this form. That’s why a sage asked Lalita to fast on Kamda Ekadashi. Lalita did this fast with full devotion and with the effect of this fast, her husband became a beautiful Gandharva like before after getting free from the demon vagina.

Auspicious time of Kamda Ekadashi

Ravi Yoga is being formed on the day of Kamda Ekadashi, as well as this day being Saturday, fasting along with Sri Hari will also receive the blessings of Shani Dev. Black sesame and oil must be donated in the yoga of Saturday and Ekadashi. This removes the inauspiciousness of Shani and life becomes happy with the blessings of Lord Vishnu.

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Must know these rules on the day of Kamada Ekadashi

Due to Kamda Ekadashi being the main fast of Hindus, it is necessary to follow some rules in it. Try to make the fast of Kamda Ekadashi waterless. On the day of Ekadashi, wake up early in the morning and take a bath and worship Lord Vishnu. Offer yellow marigold flowers to Lord Vishnu. After that seasonal fruits like mango, melon, sesame milk and Peda can also be offered as Prasad. Along with this, do worship-prayer and kirtan by remembering Lord Vishnu throughout the day. Also chant Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaye. There is special importance of feeding and donating Brahmins in Kamda Ekadashi fast, so donate food to Brahmins. Only after that observe the fast of Dwadashi.

– Pragya Pandey

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