When is October’s Papankusha Ekadashi? Shubh muhurat, puja samagri & everything about Vrata

Read HERE Papankush Ekadashi 2023 significance, its auspicious occasions, rituals and more.

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The auspicious festival of Papakusha Ekadashi is dedicated to the worship of Lord Padmanabha, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Hindus celebrate this festival with joy every year. Some of their devotees fast and pray for blessings from the gods.


When is Papakusha Ekadashi in October 2023?


Papakusha Ekadashi falls on the eleventh day of the bright fortnight in the month of Ashwin( In October). It is celebrated through fasting on the whole day and offering prayers to seek blessings from the gods.


Scroll down to know the date of the fasting festival, its significance, auspicious muhurat, rituals, puja items, parana time, and more.


Drik Panchang October 2023:


Drik calander (Panchang) states that Papakush Ekadashi falls on Wednesday, October 25 on this year. Ekadashi Tithi will start on 24th October at 3:14 pm and end on 25th October at 12:32 pm.


Meanwhile, on the day after Ekadashi Vrata, before the end of the Dwadashi Tithi, after sunrise, Parana (the period of breaking the fast) is observed. Parana will fall on October 26. Exact parana time will be from 6:28 a. to 8:43 p.m.


Papankush Ekadashi’s significance:


Devotees seeking the love and affection of Lord Vishnu keep Ekadashi fast which promises and brings blessings and worldly happiness.


Since Papakush Ekadashi is dedicated to the worship of Lord Vishnu’s incarnation, Lord Padmanabha, his prayers can help people get rid of their miseries. It is also believed that the Papakusha Ekadashi fast can lead to liberation from the cycle of birth and death and salvation.


Papankush Ekadashi 2023 rituals and puja items:


One should not keep Ekadashi Vrat Parana on Hari Vasar. Those engaged in fasting have to wait for the end of Hari Vasara before breaking their fast. Hari Vasar is the first one-quarter period of Dwadashi Tithi. The best time to break the fast is in the morning.


Apart from that, picking Tulsi leaves, speaking harsh words, drinking alcohol, eating Tamsik foods etc. are forbidden during the fast.


Some other rituals include taking bath in the morning and placing an idol of Vishnu in place and to worship the idol inside your home with flowers and sweets.


In the evening one should recite thousand names of Vishnu in Ekadashi and perform Ekadashi pooja again. One can also break the fast by performing aarti and eating sattvic food.