Importance of Mokshada Ekadashi in India
Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Margashirsha month is called Mokshada Ekadashi. This is an important fast, by observing which one attains salvation. This time Mokshada Ekadashi is being celebrated on 22 December 2023.
By fasting on Mokshada Ekadashi, ancestors get salvation. Worshiping Lord Vishnu on this day brings happiness, prosperity and a son. Those observing fast on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi should eat satvik food only on the day of Dashami. Keep a fast on the day of Ekadashi and worship Lord Vishnu. On the day of Ekadashi, revolve around the Tulsi plant and take Prasad of Tulsi leaves.
The worship method of Mokshada Ekadashi is as follows:
On the day of Dashami, take bath and eat satvik food.
On the day of Ekadashi, wake up early in the morning, take bath and wear clean clothes.
Clean the puja place in the house and install the idol or picture of Lord Vishnu.
Offer yellow flowers, yellow fruits, basil leaves, akshat, roli, mauli etc. to Lord Vishnu.
Perform Aarti of Lord Vishnu.
Ask Lord Vishnu for the boon of attaining salvation.
Those observing fast on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi should remain fasting throughout the day. You can have fruits in the evening after sunset.
The importance of Mokshada Ekadashi is as follows:
By fasting on Mokshada Ekadashi one attains salvation.
Worshiping Lord Vishnu on this day brings happiness, prosperity and a son.
Those who keep fast on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi, their ancestors get salvation.
By observing fast on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi, one gets freedom from all types of sins and attains salvation.