Ekadashi is of special importance in Hinduism. There is a total of 24 Ekadashi in a year. On the day of Ekadashi, worship of Lord Vishnu is done. On this day, all your sufferings are removed by worshiping with law. Lord Vishnu fulfills all your wishes. According to the scriptures, those observing Ekadashi fast have to follow certain rules. On this day, fast, meat, fish, garlic, onion and rice should not be eaten. It is believed that onion and garlic are vindictive. Eating these things impure the mind. But do you know why rice should not be eaten.
According to a legend, Maharishi Medha sacrificed his body to escape the wrath of mother power. Their body parts were absorbed into the earth. It is said that on the day the body of Maharishi Medha dissolved on the earth, it was Ekadashi. He was born on earth as rice and barley. For this reason, rice is considered an organism. Therefore, rice is not eaten on Ekadashi. It is believed that eating rice on this day means consuming the meat and blood of Maharishi Medha.
Varuthini Ekadashi is on 7th May
On the Krishna Paksha of Vaishakh month, Varuthini Ekadashi is falling. This time, Varuthini Ekadashi is on 7 May 2021. According to the Hindu Panchang, 06 May 2021 will be from 2.10 pm to 2.30 pm on 07 May 2021 at 03:32.
What to do on Ekadashi
On the day of Ekadashi, Lord Vishnu should be worshiped with ritualistic rituals. By worshiping on this day, Lord Vishnu fulfills all your desires. Some people observe fast on this day. Non-vegetarian food should not be eaten on Ekadashi. Satvik food should be eaten on this day.
Worshiping Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi should be done on Ekadashi. Offer Lord Vishnu with sattvic things on this day. Use Tulsi leaves in the worship of worship.