Kamada Ekadashi 2023 Date, Time to Break Fast/ Upvas, Rituals, Tithi

Kamada Ekadashi is a Hindu festival that is celebrated on the 11th day of the Hindu lunar month of Chaitra. This festival is also known as Paapamochani Ekadashi, which means the day that eradicates sins. Kamada Ekadashi falls during the season of spring, which is considered an auspicious time to observe fasts and perform religious rituals.

On this day, devotees of Lord Vishnu observe a strict fast and perform puja (worship) to seek the blessings of the lord. The fast is observed from sunrise on the day of Ekadashi until sunrise the next day. During this time, devotees refrain from consuming food and water.

The ritual of Kamada Ekadashi is believed to have the power to cleanse one’s sins and help them attain Moksha (salvation). It is believed that Lord Vishnu grants wishes to those who observe this fast with complete devotion and sincerity.

Kamada Ekadashi 2023 Date: April 1, Saturday.

Ekadashi Tithi Begins: April 01, 2023 1:59 AM.

Ekadashi Tithi Ends: April 02, 2023 4:20 AM.

Parana Time/ Fast Breaking Time: April 02, 1:44 PM – April 02, 4:11 PM.

On the day of Kamada Ekadashi, devotees wake up early in the morning and take a bath. They then offer prayers to Lord Vishnu and observe the fast for the entire day. Devotees read the story of Kamada Ekadashi, which narrates the significance of the festival.

In the evening, devotees perform aarti (a ritual of waving a lamp in front of the deity) and offer food to Lord Vishnu. They also offer fruits and flowers as a symbol of their devotion. The fast is broken the next day with the consumption of food and water.

Kamada Ekadashi is considered an important festival in the Hindu religion as it is believed to help people get rid of their sins and attain salvation. It is also believed to bring peace, prosperity, and happiness to one’s life. The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in many parts of India, with people coming together to offer their prayers to Lord Vishnu.

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