How to observe Shayana Ekadashi Vrat: Dev Sayani Ekadasi vrat Procedure

How to observe Shayana Ekadashi Vrat, Dev Sayani Ekadasi vrat Procedure, Shayana Ekaashi Vrat Vidhi, how to do Devsayani Ekadashi Vrat puja?

Shayana Ekadasi or Devshayani Ekadashi is observed on eleventh day in bright fortnight of Ashada maas. This article gives you a glimpse of Shayana Ekadasi vrat procedure and tells you how to observe Shayani Ekadashi vrat. In 2016, Shayani Ekadasi date is July 15.

Why this is also known as Pratham Ekadasi or Tholi Ekadasi? It brings along a lot of festivals hence it is also known as Pratham Ekadashi or Maha Ekadasi.

How to do Shayana Ekadasi Puja?

Clean the puja place and place the idols or images of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu. First install Haridra Ganapati idol (Ganesh idol made up of turmeric powder) and perform Ganesh Puja. After that Lord Vishnu is also offered puja with Shodashopachar puja steps. Recite the following mantra:

Thwayimasthe Jagannatha

Jagathsaptham bhavedidham

Vibuddhe thwayi buddhyetha

Thathsarwam sa characharam

After the puja of Lord Vishnu, observe fasting day and night on Ekadasi. Perform Jagran (stay awake) in the night. Chant Vishnu Sahasra nama stotram, Vishnu Puranam, Bhagvad Gita, and Bhagvat.

And on Dwadasi wake up early morning and after having bath perform Vishnu puja. Devotees should break their fast and vrat during Dwadashi only. Those who will not break their fast during Dwadashi will not get merits and benefits of Shayani Ekadasi vrat.

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