Yogini Ekadashi- A day dedicated to Lord Vishnu
Yogini Ekadashi is a highly auspicious festival dedicated to the commanding Lord Vishnu. The energies and blessings of Lord Vishnu protect from all the malicious forces and evil energies. Lord Vishnu is an integral part of the Hindu trinity or the powerful group of three godheads, including Lord Shiva and Brahma.
Significance of Yogini Ekadashi
Yogini Ekadashi acquires significant importance in Hindu cosmology. It is celebrated on Krishna Paksha of Ashadha month. The pious festivity nurtures life with the blessings and affection of Lord Vishnu. There is a notable legend linked with Yogini Ekadashi. Once, there was a gardener named Hem in the palace of King Kubera in the Alkapuri kingdom. Lord Kubera used to worship Lord Shiva daily religiously. Hem's duty was to bring a fresh flower daily from the Mansarovar for the puja ceremony. One day Hem got busy with her wife, and he forgot to bring the flower. In anger, King Kubera cursed Hem, and he got paralysed. One day the paralysed Hem met a renowned rishi called Markandeya. The rishi asked him to observe the fast of Yogini Ekadashi to get rid of all his problems. Hem observed the fast with immense dedication and found his problems resolved. He also attained the utmost salvation or moksha with the Lord Vishnu's blessings.
How to celebrate Yogini Ekadashi?
Yogini Ekadashi is celebrated by keeping a fast dedicated to the supreme Lord Vishnu. Worshippers organise a puja to honour mighty Vishnu. They chant legends, stories, mantras and slokas to please the Supreme Lord Vishnu. Worshippers devote fruits, flowers, light lamps and present other holy offerings. The breaking of fast or Parana is performed on the next day or the Dwadashi tithi.
Benefits of celebrating Yogini Ekadashi
Following are a few notable benefits of Yogini Ekadashi:
- ● Yogini Ekadashi brings the blessings of supreme Lord Vishnu.
- ● It brings peace and immense tranquillity to life.
- ● The glorious festival adores life with stability and good momentum in life.
- ● It helps attain salvation and liberation from all bondage.
- ● It helps them achieve success and glory in all endeavours.
- ● This fast removes all the chronic or acute diseases and disorders.
Seek all the above windfalls by celebrating Yogini Ekadashi with immense devotion. Get in touch with us to know more about this pious event. We will guide you on the right tithis and rituals to observe the occasion.