Indira Ekadashi fast is considered to be best among of all fasts

In Hindu beliefs, the fast of Ekadashi is considered the best among all the fasts. The Ekadashi that falls on the Krishna Paksha in the month of Ashwin is called Indira Ekadashi. This Ekadashi has special recognition because this Ekadashi is falling in Pitru Paksha. Indira Ekadashi is called Mokshadayini Ekadashi.

Indira Ekadashi 2022 auspicious time

According to the Hindu calendar, Ekadashi date of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month will start at 09:26 pm on Tuesday, 20 September. This date will end on Wednesday, September 21, at 11:34 pm. As per Udaya date, Indira Ekadashi fast will be observed on Wednesday, September 21.

Mythology related to Indira Ekadashi fast

According to the legend, in ancient times a king named Indrasen ruled in the city of Mahishmati. He was a great devotee of King Vishnu. One day when the king was sitting in his meeting, Maharishi Narada came to his meeting. The sage told the king that all your organs are efficient and do you worship Vishnu, don’t you? Hearing all this, the king said that everything is fine.

I saw your father sleeping near Yamraj in Yamlok, he gave a message asking my son to observe Ekadashi fast. Hearing this, the king became bewildered and asked Narada to tell me the method of fasting. Narad said that on the day of Dashami, after bathing in the river, perform Shradh for the ancestors and on Ekadashi worship the Lord by eating fruits. By doing this your problem will go away.

At the same time, Naradji started saying that if you fast on Ekadashi without laziness by this method, your father will definitely go to heaven. Saying this Naradji left. According to the legend of Naradji, when the king fasted with his brothers and slaves, flowers rained from the sky and that king’s father climbed Garuda and went to Vishnuloka. King Indrasen also went to heaven after giving his son the kingdom due to the effect of fasting on Ekadashi.

Worship like this during Indira Ekadashi fast

The day of Indira Ekadashi is very special, on this day Shaligram form of Lord Vishnu is worshipped. On the day of Ekadashi, take a bath in the morning and offer Arghya to the Sun God. After this worship Vishnu ji. At the time of worship, pray to Lord Vishnu for the liberation or salvation of your ancestors. Also, ask God for the wrong deeds done by your ancestors. After the worship is over, perform Shradh for the ancestors. After that, send the Brahmins away after feeding them and giving dakshina. After that take fruit after taking the name of the Lord.

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