Nirjala Ekadashi in 2018 Date - (Sunday, 24 June)
As indicated by Markandeya Purana, the Harivansh canto impacts the enormity of Ekadashis. There are twenty four ekadashis those are watched during the time inside the Shukla (brilliant) and Krishna (dull) periods of the months. The Ekadashi that falls amid the brilliant portion of Jyeshta month is considered as the most favorable "Nirjala Ekadashi".
The quick performed amid this day is most strict as drinking water is restricted while performing it and that is the reason the day is called Nirjala Ekadashi. The word Nirjala – is made of 2 hindi words Nir which implies NO and Jal implies Water. It is said that by playing out this single Ekadashi's quick, the benefit of all different Ekadashis relates.
Nirjala Ekadashi During the time of Mahabharata, once Maharishi Vyas went to the Pandavas and Bhima made an inquiry to him that all his four siblings and mother Kunti and spouse Draupadi watched the quick of all Ekadashis and requested that him likewise play out the same yet he demonstrated his failure and asked for Maharishi Vyas to excuse him from all the twenty four Ekadashi fasts as by not playing out those he would be a piece of unethical act.
At that point Maharishi Vyas said that, there is a fire named "Brik" inside him and was not fulfilled until the point that he ate enough sustenance to beat hunger. Subsequently he can perform just a single Ekadashi of Jyeshta month regardless of all the twenty four Ekadashis of the year and will get the product of the considerable number of events yet he have to keep this Nirjala Ekadashi for the duration of the life.
Bhima played out the quick without breaking a sweat yet on the morning of extremely following day he wound up plainly oblivious. At that point he offered water of waterway Ganga with Tulsi to wind up his day long strict quick. From that point forward it is additionally seen as the "Bhimseni Ekadashi".
As a rule terms, while playing out the quick of Nirjala Ekadashi, Jagran or night supplication is seen in the vast majority of the sanctuaries in the nation. Function of "Jaldan" (give water through camps) begins from the day of Ekadashi itself where fans composed the camps of syrups, sodas and water on the streets in consuming warmth of Jyeshta month. Hitched ladies additionally play out the quick with full dedication and conviction.
According to the Hindu fanciful perceptions, quick of Nirjala Ekadashi ought to be seen by every one of the general population of society with full conviction and devotion. On this day after the ceremonies of washing and so on one ought to sit in a confined place so as to make convergences of Lord Vishnu, lying on Shesh Shaiya and do recitation of "Om Namah Bhagvate Vasudevay Namah".
Being got dried out for the duration of the day, one ought to perform Bhajans and reflections in night which is unavoidable. Dozing in night ought to be totally dissent on this specific day and in the wake of performing night vigil individual should clean up on following day morning of twelfth day.
After shower, give sustenance, garments, organic products, sherbet, drain and so on then individual can break quick by drinking sherbet once the enrichment of all things done.
Why We Celebrate Nirjala Ekadashi:
The Nirjala Ekadashi is a standout amongst the most remunerating ekadashi observances of the Hindus. This ekadashi is very devout and awards success, delight, life span and salvation. The significance of Nirjala Ekadashi was clarified by the colossal holy person 'Vyas'.
It is trusted that Nirjala Ekadashi vrat offer the joined temperances of alternate ekadashis to its eyewitness. Therefore enthusiasts who can't watch all the rest of the 23 ekadashis of the Hindu year, should keep the Nirjala Ekadashi quick to get every one of the advantages together.
It is more consecrated than going by Hindu journey places. Nirjala Ekadashi happens before storms and hence helps with cleaning the body. It is likewise a prevalent view that the onlooker of the Nirjala Ekadashi vrat, after death, is straight away taken to 'Vaikunta', which is the home Lord Vishnu.
Rituals and Fasting Details of Nirjala Ekadasi:
As the name recommends, the Nirjala Ekadashi quick ought to be seen without drinking even a drop of water. Henceforth this vrat is most strict and holy. Additionally as this quick falls amid the mid year season, keeping away from sustenance totally isn't a simple assignment.
The Nirjala Ekadashi quick goes on for 24 hours, beginning from dawn of the ekadashi tithi to the dawn of the dwadashi tithi. Individual with some type of illnesses or those under drug ought not keep the Nirjala Ekadashi fasting. For such fans, halfway fasting is endorsed, as commitment to ruler is more fundamental than the strict fasting rules.
The Nirjala Ekadashi vrat begins with 'Sandhyavandanam', a custom that is honed on the tenth day. Later in the wake of completing this petition, the spectator eats one supper (without rice) before dusk. The quick at that point proceeds with all through the Nirjala Ekadashi day.
The spectator of the vrat closes the quick on the twelfth day in the wake of worshiping Lord Vishnu and offering nourishment to Brahmins.
On the Nirjala Ekadashi day, Lord Vishnu is venerated with full commitment. Enthusiasts offer Tulsi leaves, bloom, products of the soil watering desserts to their ruler. The icon of Lord Vishnu is wonderfully embellished and adored at night with dhoop and incense sticks.
The onlooker of the Nirjala Ekadashi vrat should remain wakeful throughout the night and along these lines they visit Lord Vishnu sanctuaries to take an interest in the bhajans and kirtans, sorted out for this event.
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Perusing 'Vishnu Sahastranaam' and other Vedic mantras committed to Lord Vishnu is viewed as propitious on this day. On Nirjala Ekadashi it is a decent demonstration to give garments, sustenance, water and different basics to poor people and destitute.