Dev Uthani Ekadashi, Kartik Prabodhini Ekadashi or Devuthana Ekadashi Tithi, in Kartik Maas, is considered most auspicious, and a preferred day for marriage Dev Uthani Ekadashi is also known as Hari Uthani Ekadashi.
The auspicious festival, Dev Uthani Ekadashi happens in the Shukla Paksha of the lunar month of Kartik, during the waxing Moon on Ekadashi.
Dev Uthani Ekadashi, 2022
Dev Uthani Gyaras or Dev Uthani Ekadashi Vrat happens on Friday, November 4, 2022. This is also known as Prabodhini Ekadashi, Devuthana Ekadashi or Kartik Prabodhini Ekadashi.
Auspicious Tithi of Dev Uthani Ekadashi/Prabodhini Ekadashi falls on Kartik Ekadashi in the second fortnight of Kartik Chandra-maas (Kartik Shukla Paksha).
Dev Uthani Ekadashi is observed as the beginning of the wedding season (Shubh Vivah Muhurat) and other auspicious ceremonies.
As Prabodhini Ekadashi begins with the Lord Vishnu’s Awakening and marriage of Tulsi (Tulsi Vivah) with Saligram after the four-month period of Chaturmas, the other name of this Ekadashi is Hari Prabodhini Ekadashi.
Dev Uthani Ekadashi/ Prabodhini Ekadashi, 2022
Muhurat for Dev Uthani Ekadashi 2022:
The date for observing auspicious Prabodhini Ekadashi is on Friday, November 4, 2022
Ekadashi Tithi begins – on Friday, Nov 4, 2022 (all-time is in IST)
Ekadashi Tithi ends – on Saturday, Nov 5, 2022
Prabodhini Ekadashi Parana Muhurat
Parana is very important and is performed on Dwadashi, the next day after sunrise.
Paran will begin on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Parana means breaking or ending a fast.
What is Chaturmas?
Chaturmas is the sacred sleeping period of Lord Vishnu in Yog-Nidra, for four months.
This sacred Chaturmas period begins from the eleventh Tithi of Ashadh Shukla Paksha, i.e. Dev Sayani Ekadashi, till the eleventh day of Kartik Shukla Paksha,i.e. Kartik Prabodhini Ekadashi.
Lord Vishnu sleeps on Sayani Ekadashi for four months, which is usually considered the end of all the auspicious activities.
Tithi and Muhurat for Ashadhi Ekadashi, Hari Sayani Ekadashi or Dev Shayani Ekadashi
Padma Ekadashi, Dev Shayani Ekadashi happens on Sunday, July 10, 2022.
Parana day is on 11th July 2022, on Dwadashi
People should avoid All the auspicious celebrations, such as Grah Pravesha (house warming ceremony) and Shubha Vivah Muhurat (wedding season) during Chaturmas.
Significance of Prabodhini Ekadashi
All the auspicious events or celebrations start from this significant Tithi Prabodhini Ekadashi.
Hindus observe fast on this sacred day and perform Parana, as it is believed that it ends or washes away most of the ill effects of their past Pap-Karma.