Vaikuntha Ekadashi 2023 USA begins on 22nd Dec and continue till Dec 24.
Vaikuntha Ekadashi is a very important Hindu festival for those who are devoted to Lord Vishnu. This day is observed with prayers, fasting, and temple visits, particularly at the Tirumala Tirupati temple. The Vishnu Sahasranama and Shree Hari Stotram are chanted by devotees in an attempt to obtain blessings and escape from the cycle of life and death.
On this day, devotees seeking blessings can enter Vaikuntha, the abode of the Lord, with special opening. Vaikuntha Ekadashi is a well-known festival in South India, observed on the eleventh day of Shukla Paksha, or Ekadashi Tithi, in the month of Margashirsha. It falls on December 23, 2023, this year.
Times and Dates
Ekadashi Tithi Commences at 08:16 AM on December 22, 2023
Ekadashi Tithi ends at 07:11 AM on December 23, 2023.
December 24, 2023, from 06:18 AM to 06:24 AM in Parana
Dwadashi End Time: 06:24 AM on December 24, 2023
Customs and Perceptions
On this day, devotees carry out particular rites in honor of Lord Vishnu:
Take an early bath to start the day.
On a wooden plank, place an idol of Lord Vishnu holding a Shree Yantra.
Give Tulsi Patra and light a diya.
Chants and Recitations:
Recite the Shree Hari Stotram and Vishnu Sahasranama.
Say the mantra “Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaye” 108 times over.
Chant the Shri Krishna Maha Mantra, if you’d like.
Again, offer prayers to Lord Vishnu.
Current bhog prasad, encompassing halwa, kheer, and panchamrit
When is the Vaikuntha Ekadashi 2023 USA?
Vaikuntha Ekadashi occurs on December 23, 2023, which is the Ekadashi Tithi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Margashirsha.
What is the celebration of Vaikuntha Ekadashi?
In South India, devotees lavishly celebrate this Ekadashi because they think that keeping this fast will bring about salvation.
Vaikuntha Ekadashi is a time to seek Lord Vishnu’s divine blessings and spiritual renewal. It is thought that devotees who follow the rituals with sincerity and dedication will be closer to achieving freedom from the cycle of life and death.
Let’s embrace this auspicious occasion to seek spiritual fulfillment and Lord Vishnu’s grace this year.