Devuthni Ekadashi~देवउठनी एकादशी in the year 2019 will be celebrated on Friday, 8th November 2019.
Prabodhini Ekadashi ( Devuthni Ekadashi) is one of important ekadashis observed by the Hindus that occurs on the ekadashi tithi (11th day) during the Shukla Paksha (the waxing phase of moon) of the auspicious month of Kartik in the traditional Hindu calendar. If you follow the Gregorian calendar, it corresponds to the months between October-November. Prabodhini Ekadashi is also known as Dev Utthana Ekadashi, Vishnu-Prabodhini or Dev Prabodhini Ekadashi. On this day the propitious Tulsi Vivaah ceremony is also performed and the Chaturmas period, when Lord Vishnu is supposed to sleep, also comes to an end with Prabodhini Ekadashi. As per the Hindu scriptures, Lord Vishnu goes off to sleep on Shayani Ekadashi and wakes up on Prabodhini Ekadashi.
The Prabodhini Ekadashi vrat is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is observed by Vaishnavas in different parts of the country with full enthusiasm and fervour. Devotees pray to Lord Vishnu to invoke His divine blessings. This day is very significant in many ways as the renowned Kartik Month Pandarpur Yatra also ends on the Prabodhini Ekadashi day. This ekadashi is also referred as Kartik Shukla Ekadashi or Kartiki Ekadashi. The celebrations of Prabodhini Ekadashi are very renowned in the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. The famous month-long Pushkar Fair commences from this day.
Parana means breaking the quick. Ekadashi Parana is carried out after day break on one day from now of Ekadashi quick. It is important to do Parana inside Dwadashi Tithi unless Dwadashi is over before first light. Not doing Parana inside Dwadashi is like an offense.
Parana ought not be carried out throughout Hari Vasara. One ought to hold up for Hari Vasara to get over before breaking the quick. Hari Vasara is initial one fourth term of Dwadashi Tithi. The most favored time to break the quick is Pratahkal. One ought to abstain from breaking the quick throughout Madhyana. On the off chance that because of a few reasons one is not fit to break the quick throughout Pratahkal then one ought to do it after Madhyana.
On occasion Ekadashi fasting is recommended on two successive days. It is prompted that Smartha with family ought to watch fasting on first day just. The exchange Ekadashi fasting, which is the second one, is proposed for Sanyasis, dowagers and for the individuals who need Moksha. At the point when exchange Ekadashi fasting is recommended for Smartha it matches with Vaishnava Ekadashi fasting day.
Ekadashi fasting on both days is recommended for staunch fans who look for adoration and warmth of Lord Vishnu.