Shattila Ekadashi 2024: When is Shattila Ekadashi of Magh month, know the puja time, fasting method and remedies – shattila ekadashi 2024 know shubh muhurat vrat vidhi upay of ekadashi tlifdg theinsiderinsight

Shattila Ekadashi 2024: There is a tradition of worshiping Lord Vishnu on the day of Shattila Ekadashi. According to astrology, sesame has a very special significance on Shattila Ekadashi. In this fast, bathing with sesame seeds, applying sesame paste, havan with sesame seeds, tarpan with sesame seeds, donating sesame seeds and consuming things made from sesame seeds are considered very auspicious. This time the fast of Shattila Ekadashi will be observed on 6th February, Tuesday.

Shattila Ekadashi auspicious time (Shattila Ekadashi 2024 Shubh Muhurat)

According to the Hindu calendar, the festival of Shattila Ekadashi is celebrated on the Ekadashi date of Krishna Paksha of Magh month. On this day, the Ekadashi tithi will begin on January 5 at 5:24 pm and its tithi will end on January 6 at 4:07 pm. According to Udayatithi, Shattila Ekadashi will be celebrated on 6th February. On February 7, it will be from 7:06 am to 9:18 am.

Shattila Ekadashi Pujan Vidhi

After morning bath, worship Lord Vishnu and offer him flowers, incense etc. After observing fast on this day, worship Lord Vishnu at night and also perform Jagran and Havan at night. After this, on the day of Dwadashi, wake up early in the morning and after taking bath, offer food to Lord Vishnu and after feeding the pundits, eat food yourself.

Shattila Ekadashi Remedy

1. On the day of Shattila Ekadashi, perform havan with sesame seeds and while worshiping Lord Vishnu on this day, chant the mantra Om Namo Bhagwate Vasudevaya Namah.

2. Apart from this, offering sesame seeds on the day of Shattila Ekadashi brings peace to the souls of ancestors. By offering sesame seeds on this day, the ancestors are pleased and bless the family with wealth and prosperity.

Shattila Ekadashi story

According to religious belief, once Narada Muni reached Vaikuntha, the abode of Lord Vishnu. There he asked Lord Vishnu about the importance of Shattila Ekadashi fast. On the request of Narad ji, Lord Vishnu told that in ancient times, a Brahmin's wife lived on earth. Her husband had died. She was a great devotee of mine and used to worship me with devotion. Once he worshiped me by fasting for a month. Due to the effect of fasting, her body got purified but she never donated food for the sake of Brahmins and Gods, hence I thought that this woman would remain unsatisfied even after living in Vaikuntha, so one day I myself went to her to beg for alms. When I begged him for alms, he picked up a lump of clay and placed it on my hands. I took that mass and returned to my abode. After some time she left her body and came to my world.

Here he found a hut and a mango tree. Seeing the empty hut, she came to me in fear and said, I am a pious person, then why did I get an empty hut? Then I told him that this happened due to not donating food and giving me a lump of mud. I then told him that when the deities come to meet you, you should open your door only until they tell you the rules for fasting on Shattila Ekadashi. The woman did the same and observed the fast of Shattila Ekadashi following the methods that Devkanya had told her. Due to the effect of fasting his hut was filled with food and money. Therefore, O Narad, consider this to be true that the person who observes fast on this Ekadashi and donates sesame seeds and food grains, attains liberation and prosperity.

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