May Month Ekadashi 2021: Why rice is not eaten on Ekadashi? Know the religious significance

May Month Ekadashi 2021: Why rice is not eaten on Ekadashi? Know the religious significance

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.

Religious reasons

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.

Mango Jam Recipe: Prepare delicious Mango Jam at home in this easy way

Mango Jam Recipe: Prepare delicious Mango Jam at home in this easy way

Many people like to make jam at home. It is very tasty. Making jam is very easy. You can make jam at home with many types of fruits. In summer, seasonal fruits can make delicious jam from mango. Mango jam tastes delicious on sandwiches. Let's know how you can make mango jam in summer.

Ingredients for Mango Jam

Mango - 2 large (approximately 2 cups of mango pulp)
Sugar - 1/2 cup Rest depending on the sweetness of the mango.
Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp

step 1

Cut the mangoes, put them in a blender and grind them.

Step – 2

Put it in a nonstick skillet and cook for 2 minutes.

Step – 3

Add sugar to it and keep cooking it till it becomes thick. It will take about 8 to 10 minutes.


Now take it off the flame and add lemon juice to it. Mix well.


After cooling it, fill it in an air tight container and keep it in the fridge.


Serve this delicious mango jam with sandwiches or any other dish. Jam can be prepared like this without pectin or preservatives. It is also beneficial for health.

health benefits of mango

Mangoes contain many nutrients like vitamin A, folate and vitamin B. Can help the body meet the needs of certain nutrients. It helps in increasing immunity. Therefore, you can include mango in your diet to increase immunity. It is rich in fiber, water and enzymes. It helps in making the digestive system healthy. It contains vitamin A. It is good for hair and skin. It contains potassium, magnesium and mangiferin. They help in keeping the heart healthy. It helps in reducing the risk of heart diseases.

It contains nutrients like Vitamin A, Lutein and Zeaxanthin. They help in keeping the eyes healthy. Mangoes are consumed in many ways in summer. It is used for making mango panna, smoothie, candy, pickle, mango papad, chutney and vegetables etc. Many types of mangoes are found in India. It includes mangoes like Langra, Chausa, Totapari, Alphonso, Dasheri and Mulgoba etc. They are famous all over the world for their taste.

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