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Parivartini Ekadashi Importance, Rituals, and Fasting

Parivartini Ekadashi Importance, Rituals, and Fasting

Ekadashi fasting is considered very special and special significance in Hinduism. On this day the gods and goddesses associated with the fast are worshiped with great reverence. On this day, fasting is kept with the full method so that special results can be obtained. Thus, according to the Hindi calendar, there is a total of 24 Ekadashi in a year and devotees observe a fast on this day. Everyone observes a fast on this day according to their faith. Some people keep fast only on the day of the yoga of a particular Ekadashi to fulfill their wish and Parshva Ekadashi is one of the very special Ekadashi.


Parivartini Ekadashi Date & Time

Parivartini Ekadashi on 14 September 2024, Saturday

Paran Time on 15th September- 06:06 am to 08:34 am
Paran Divas Dwadashi End Moment - 06:12 pm

Ekadashi Date Starts - 13 September 2024 from 10:30 pm
Ekadashi Date Ends – 14 September 2024 at 08:41 pm


Significance of Parivartini Ekadashi


Parshva Ekadashi is also known as Vamana Ekadashi and Parivartini Ekadashi. Vaman an incarnation of Shri Hari, is worshiped on this day to get the blessings of God. It is believed that Vaman is considered one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu and worshiping him fulfills all kinds of wishes. This Vamana Ekadashi is the Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada month.


Parivartini Ekadashi Fasting Method


    • Ekadashi fasting is started on the night of Dashami Tithi. Food should not be taken after the sun sets on the tenth day, if it is not possible then fruits and milk can be consumed.

    • On the day of Ekadashi, wake up before sunrise in the morning and take bath in a holy river.

    • If there is no holy river near your house, then you can take bath by mixing a little Ganges water in your bathing water.

    • After taking bath, wear clean clothes and meditate on Lord Vishnu and take a vow to observe Ekadashi fast.

    • Now sit in the worship room of your house facing east and keep a wooden post in front.

    • Now purify it by sprinkling a little Ganges water on this.

    • Now establish an idol or picture of Lord Vishnu by laying a yellow cloth on the post.

    • Diya of incense and cow's ghee in front of the idol of Lord Vishnu.

    • Establish the Kalash in front of the idol of Lord Vishnu.

    • Now offer fruits, flowers, betel, betel nut, coconut, clove, etc. to Lord Vishnu according to your ability.

    • In the evening, listen to the story of Vaman Ekadashi fasting and eat fruits.

    • If you are not able to fast for the whole day, then you can have fruits during the day also.

    • The next day, after taking a bath in the morning, after offering food to the Brahmins, give donations to them and break the fast.

    • Reciting Vishnu Sahasranama on Ekadashi gives special grace to Lord Vishnu. 


Parivartini Ekadashi Fasting Story


The story of Vamana's incarnation of Lord Vishnu is heard on the occasion of Variti Ekadashi. Lord Vishnu took the test of King Bali in his Vamanavatar. King Bali had taken control over all the three worlds, but one of his qualities in him was that he did not send any Brahmin empty-handed, he definitely gave charity to him. The demon Guru Shukracharya also made him aware of the tricks of Lord Vishnu, but despite his sacrifice, he promised to give three steps of land to Lord Vishnu in the form of Vamana. Then in two steps, Lord Vishnu measured all the worlds, there was nothing left for the third step, so Bali, fulfilling his promise, placed his head under his foot. By the grace of Lord Vishnu, Bali started living in Hades, but at the same time, he had also promised Lord Vishnu to stay with him.


If you also want to fast for Parivartini or Vaman Ekadashi with full devotion, then do it with the advice of astrology so that you can get good and desired results. To know about fasting rituals and Muhurta, talk to astrology.

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