Shattila Ekadashi- Devoted to Lord Vishnu
Shattila Ekadashi is an auspicious occasion devoted to Lord Vishnu. The commanding Lord Vishnu brings immense stability and harmony to life. He is the protector and saviour of the universe. He shatters the darkness and invites supreme glory in life.
Significance of Shattila Ekadashi?
Shattila Ekadashi is one of the glorious occasions in Hindu cosmology. It is observed in the Magha month of the Hindu lunar calendar. An important story is linked with the Shattila Ekadashi celebration in the Vedic realm. Once there was a brahmani who was an ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu. She used to keep all the Ekadashi fasts to please the imperial lord and worship him with utmost determination and devotion. Brahmani performed all the rituals, but she never used to devote any anna or food while observing the fast. After Brahmani’s death, she received a place in the Vaikuntha loka but couldn't get food there. Then, Lord Vishnu guided her about her mistakes and asked her to observe Shattila Ekadashi fast. Brahmani followed the orders and kept the fast, and received liberation from all the bondages.
How to celebrate Shattila Ekadashi
Shattila Ekadashi is celebrated by keeping a fast dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The fast is initiated by taking a bath in a divine water body. They devote fruits, flowers and other holy offerings to Lord Vishnu. They light a lamp and present sincere prayers to the mighty deity. Devotees chant legends and mantras to attract the peaceful aura of Lord Vishnu.
Boons of celebrating Shattila Ekadashi
Here are a few notable benefits of celebrating Shattila Ekadashi-
- ● One can attain the glorious blessings of Lord Vishnu by Shattila Ekadashi fasting.
- ● The festivity cherishes the devotee’s life with immense peace and harmony.
- ● It brings endless harmony and glory to life.
- ● The festival cherishes devotee’s life with stability, divine aura and prosperity,● The festival helps attain a good life in the Vaikuntha loka after death.
li style="text-● It eliminates darkness from life and brings endless light and illumination.
● The festival grants spiritual awakening and salvation.
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