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Purushottam Ekadashi 2020 - Check Full List of Purushottam Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Date, and Timings, Significance, Importance

Purushottam Ekadashi 2020 - Purushottam Ekadashi 2020 was observed on the 27th of September 2020 this year. Purushottam Ekadashi is also known as Kamala Ekadashi in Padmapuran. According to the hindu calendar Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Purushottam Mass is known as Purushottam Ekadashi. On this day, in hindu households, the day is observed with fasting and worshipping Lord Vishnu. Do you want to know more about Purushottam Ekadashi 2020, please continue reading below article which will give you all details of Purushottam Ekadashi 2020.  

by Shalini | Updated Oct 16, 2020 12:53 PM

Purushottam Ekadashi 2020 - Check Full List of Purushottam Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Date, and Timings, Significance, Importance

Significance of Purushottam Ekadashi 2020

Purushottam Ekadashi is observed on the 27th of September every year. The Purushottam Ekadashi 2020 this year fell on Sunday. Most important ritual on this day is started with observing fasting the previous evening itself as soon as the sun sets and is continued till the second day early morning. Lots of importance is given to Purushottam Ekadashi because as per hindu calendar the day comes once in three years. The Purushottam Ekadashi gives importance to fasting because Lord Krishna himself had advised the Pandavas in Mahabharata about the benefits of fasting. Fasting enables a person to stay healthy and increases the positive energy in him. Fasting while  worshipping and performing puja rituals and to remain in constant remembrance of the Lord will bring in peace and prosperity in life.

Importance of Purushottam Ekadashi 2020

Purusottam Ekadashi is observed on the 27th of September as per English Calendar and on Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Purushottam Mass or Malamas as per Hindu calendar. The day occurs once in three years and therefore lots of importance is given to Purushottam Ekadashi 2020. Fasting is the most important ritual on this day followed by puja rituals. On Purushottam Ekadashi, all the puja rituals are dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The devotee should recite Vishnu Purana on Purushottam day. On Purushottam Ekadashi, Lord Vishnu is worshiped by the devotees on all the Prahars. The first prahar is performed with offerings of Coconut, the second prahar fruits and third prahar with betel leaves and nuts. Observing fast and following all the puja rituals strictly as per procedures with sincerity will receive the blessings of Lord Vishnu for prosperity and happiness.

Purushottam Ekadashi Date and Timings

- Purushottam Ekadashi auspicious timings will begins as follows:

- Purushottam Ekadashi date starts on September 26 at 09:40 pm

- Purushottam Ekadashi Prahar Muhurta starts on September 27 from 6.12 am.

- Purushottam Ekadashi date ends on September 28 at 09:25 am 

Purushottam Ekadashi Pooja Vidhi

Purushottam Ekadashi fasting starts from the day on which Ekadashi date begins. The devotee should start preparing the previous day itself by not eating any non vegetarian food or any food item made of rice, onions, garlic. Lentils and brinjals should be avoided. The day should start with the devotee having his bath, lit the lamp and perform aarthi to the Tulsi plant. He should keep reciting the Vishnu mantra in his mind. Observe fasting and perform the puja rituals during the three prahars of the day with coconut, Fruits and betel leaves and nuts. He should perform aarti to Tulsi but not disturb it as it is widely believed that on this day the Tulsi plant considered a favourite of Lord Vishnu is in deep penance and worship of Lord Vishnu. Purushottam Ekadashi Pooja Vidhi ends in the fourth prahar that is in the midnight of the second day. The devotees have to take his bath and perform the early morning ritual and end the fasting.

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Purushottam Ekadashi 2020 - FAQ's

1. When is Purushottam Ekadashi observed every year?    

Purushottam Ekadashi is observed on September 27th every year.

2. Why is Purushottam Ekadashi considered very important?  

Purushottam Ekadashi comes once in three years and is considered very important.