Observe Aja Ekadashi 2018 to Seek Prosperity in Life
By: Future Point | 30-Aug-2018Views : 1140
Aja Ekadashi is the Ekadashi that is observed during the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight of moon) in the Hindu month of ‘Bhadrapada’. In the English calendar it corresponds to the months of August-September every year.
According in the present year the Aja Ekadashi festival dates corresponds to 6th September 2018. This Ekadashi is also popularly known as “Ananda Ekadashi”.
Now, hear again, there is a slight difference in observing Aja Ekadashi. In the northern parts of India, the month of Bhadrapada is given importance, however in the rest of India, Sharavan month July-August is given importance.
The Paksha will be Krishan Paksha only in both these months. On this auspicious day, it is believed that Vrat should be observed.
Significance of Aja Ekadashi:
The significance of Aja Ekadashi has been known since the days of Puranas. Lord Krishna in the ‘Brahmavaivarta Purana’ stated the importance of Aja Vrat to Yudhishthira, the eldest of Pandavas. It is believed that the Pandavas observed this Vrat for the victory in the epic battle of Mahabharata. Also, this Vrat was performed by Raja Harishchandra, and as an outcome he got back his dead son and lost kingdom. This Vrat thus motivates a person to choose a path of salvation and ultimately achieve freedom from the cycle of birth and death. The observer of the Aja Ekadashi Vrat must keep control on one’s body, emotions, behaviour and food. The fast will purify the heart and soul completely.
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It is mentioned in the Puranas and other holy scriptures that when a person keeps the Aja Ekadashi Vrat with full devotion, all his sins of the present life will be pardoned. The native’s life will also be filled with happiness and prosperity, and after death they will be taken to Lord Vishnu’s abode which is ‘Vaikunta’. It is also believed that by observing the Aja Ekadashi Vrat, the person gets the same benefits as those by performing the ‘Ashwamegh Yagya’.
What is Aja Ekadashi Vrat is observed?
The Aja Ekadashi observance is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi, His consort. Hindus believe this Vrat to be most beneficial of all. Aja Ekadashi is observed with complete zeal and dedication across the country. It is believed that any one following this Vrat is free from debt, money problems, happiness is assured in the family and more so, there is good progress in overall life in one’s Life. A Native will find a permanent settlement and overall prosperity is assured. Though this ritual would attract certain discipline the following have been detailed down for the benefit of our readers.
Rituals of Aja Ekadashi:
Native interested to observe the Vrat of Aja Ekadashi, must follow the prescribed rituals mentioned below.
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