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Putrada Ekadashi

Ekadashi tithi holds immense importance in Hinduism. It is a day devoted explicitly to Lord Vishnu. Ekadashi tithi occurs twice a month, one during the Shukla Paksha and the other in Krishna Paksha. The Ekadashi falling within the Shukla Paksha of the month of Paush is called Paush Putrada Ekadashi. The Putrada Ekadashi vrat is dutifully observed twice a year, with the first occurrence transpiring in the month of Paush, followed by another in the month of Sawan. Paush Putrada Ekadashi is a sacred Hindu festival with immense significance for couples longing for a child.


When is Putrada Ekadashi 2024?

Putrada Ekadashi, in 2024, falls on Sunday, Jan 21, marking a sacred day for observance and spiritual reverence.

Ekadashi Tithi Begins – 06:26 AM on Jan 20, 2024.

Ekadashi Tithi Ends – 07:30 AM on Jan 21, 2024.


Putrada Ekadashi 2024 Auspicious Muhurat and Parana Time 

The auspicious time for the Putrada Ekadashi Puja – 08:34 AM to 12:32 PM on Jan 21, 2024.

Parana refers to breaking the fast. Ekadashi Parana is performed after sunrise on the next day of Ekadashi fast.

Putrada Ekadashi Parana Time - 07:14 AM to 09:21 AM, On 22th January, 2024.


Significance of Putrada Ekadashi

Putrada Ekadashi is considered a highly miraculous fast for the attainment of child/progeny. Observing this fast is believed to lead to the blessing of having virtuous and cultured offspring. The significance of Putrada Ekadashi is also praised in religious scriptures and the Mahabharata. Lord Krishna had graciously imparted his wisdom to Dharmaraj Yudhishthir, revealing the remarkable benefits of observing the sacred fast of Putrada Ekadashi during the auspicious month of Paush. This revered practice holds the power to bestow upon devotees the great blessing of conceiving virtuous and worthy offspring.


Those deprived of the joy of having children may find solace in observing the fast of Putrada Ekadashi, leading to the blessing of having children and bringing happiness and peace to their marital lives.


On this day, taking holy dip donations at sacred rivers or pilgrimages is particularly important. Those who, with faith and belief, worship Lord Hari Vishnu along with Goddess Lakshmi on this day may find relief from sorrows, pains, worries, and poverty. The grace of Vishnu can bring prosperity and well-being to individuals.


Putrada Ekadashi 2024 Puja Vidhi:

According to religious traditions, on the day of Putrada Ekadashi, the worship of Lord Hari Vishnu and Mother Lakshmi is performed with due ceremony. The procedure for Putrada Ekadashi fasting is as follows:

  • Take a bath during the Brahma Muhurat (early morning) and offer Lord Vishnu incense, lamps, fruits, and Panchamrit.

  • Present coconut, betel nut, amla (Indian gooseberry), pomegranate, and cloves to Lord Shrihari.

  • Lord Vishnu is highly fond of Tulsi, so make sure to offer Tulsi leaves.

  • Perform the puja and aarti of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.

  • Offer sweetmeats along with Panchamrit to Lord Vishnu.

  • During the night of Ekadashi, engage in a vigil and sing hymns praising Lord Vishnu.

  • On Dwadashi (the next day), arrange a meal for a needy person and offer charity.

Dos for Putrada Ekadashi 2024.

  • Worship Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi on the day of Putrada Ekadashi.

  • Offer yellow clothes, flowers, and sweets to Lord Shrihari Vishnu.

  • While chanting the mantra "Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya," we also worship Mother Lakshmi on this day.

  • Consume Vegetarian Food on Ekadashi.

  • On this day, blessings of the elders of the house should be taken.

Don'ts for Putrada Ekadashi 2024.

  • Avoid eating rice on Ekadashi.

  • Do not pluck Tulsi leaves or touch the Tulsi plant on Ekadashi.

  • Avoid anger on Ekadashi.

  • Refrain from gossiping or dishonouring anyone on this day.

  • Do not consume non-vegetarian food on Ekadashi.

  • According to the scriptures, cutting hair and nails on Ekadashi is considered inauspicious.

  • By following these rituals and guidelines, individuals can observe Putrada Ekadashi with devotion and seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu for success and prosperity in life.

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