Date – 21st August 2022
Day – Sunday
Vikram Samvat – 2079 (Gujarat-2078)
Ayan – Dakshinayana
Season – rainy season
Month – Bhadrapada (Shravan according to Gujarat and Maharashtra)
Paksha – Krishna
Tithi – Dashami 22nd August till 03:35 am after that Ekadashi
Nakshatra – Mrigashira till full night
Yoga – Harshaan till 10:39 pm, then thunderbolt
Rahukaal – from 05:29 in the evening to 07:04 in the evening
Sunrise – 06:20
Sunset – 19:03
Dishashul – in the west direction
Vrat festival details –
Special – It is forbidden to have sex and use sesame oil on a Sunday. (Brahmavaivarta Purana, Brahma Khand: 27.29-38)
One should not eat lentils, ginger and red colored greens on Sundays. (Brahmavaivarta Purana, Shri Krishna Khand: 75.90)
One should not eat food in a bronze vessel on Sunday (Brahmavaivarta Purana, Shri Krishna Khand: 75)
According to Skanda Purana, Bilva tree should be worshiped on Sundays. By this the great sins like killing of Brahma are also destroyed.
Benefits of Ekadashi fasting
22 August 2022 is Ekadashi from 03:36 am on Monday to 23rd August, 06:06 am on Tuesday.
Special – On Tuesday, 23 August, keep the fast (fast) of Ekadashi.
There is no other virtue like the virtue of fasting on Ekadashi.
Many times more virtue is obtained by fasting on Ekadashi than that which is done by charity during solar eclipse.
The virtue which is done by donating cow-donation, gold-donation, Ashwamedha Yagya, is more virtuous than by fasting on Ekadashi.
The ancestors of those who observe Ekadashi are freed from the lowly vagina and shower happiness on their family members. Therefore, there is peace and happiness in the house of those who observe this fast.
There is an increase in wealth, grain, daughter etc.
🙏🏻 fame increases, faith-devotion increases, due to which life becomes happy.
🙏🏻 God’s happiness is attained. The sins of seven births are destroyed, there is no doubt about it. The fasting done on Ekadashi day, donating cows etc. has infinite folds of merit.
Doable on Ekadashi day
🙏🏻 Read Vishnu Sahastra Naam by lighting a diya on Ekadashi. Then the quarrels in the house will also be calm.