Dev Uthani Ekadashi, Kartik Prabodhini Ekadashi or Devutthana Ekadashi Tithi, in Kartik Maas, is considered most auspicious, a preferred day for marriage (Shubh Vivah Muhurat) also known as Hari Uthani Ekadashi.
The auspicious festival, Dev Uthani Ekadashi is celebrated in the Shukla Paksha of the lunar month of Kartik, during waxing Moon on Ekadashi.
Dev Uthani Ekadashi, 2020
Dev Uthani Gyaras or Dev Uthani Ekadashi Vrat happens on Wednesday, November 25th, 2020. This is also known as Prabodhini Ekadashi Devutthana Ekadashi or Kartik Prabodhini Ekadashi.
Auspicious Tithi of Dev Uthani Ekadashi/ Prabodhini Ekadashi is celebrated on Kartik Ekadashi in the second fortnight of Kartik Chandra-maas (Kartik Shukla Paksha). It is also known as Hari Prabodhini Ekadashi.
Dev Uthani Ekadashi is observed as the beginning of the wedding season and other auspicious ceremonies, with Lord Vishnu’s Awakening and marriage of Tulsi (Tulsi Vivah) with Saligram after the four month’s period of Chaturmas.
Dev Uthani Ekadashi/ Prabodhini Ekadashi, 2020
Muhurat for Dev Uthani Ekadashi 2020:
The date for observing auspicious Prabodhini Ekadashi is on Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
Ekadashi Tithi begins – 02:42 on Nov 25, 2020(all-time is in IST)
Ekadashi Tithi ends – 05:10 on Nov 26, 2020
Prabodhini Ekadashi Parana Muhurat
Parana is very important, which is performed on Dwadashi, the next day after the sunrise.
Paran will begin on Tuesday, 26 November 2020. Parana means breaking or ending of a fast.
On 26th November, Parana Time – 13:18 to 15:26
On Parana Day Hari Vasara end Moment – 11:49
Vaishnava Devutthani Ekadashi on Thursday, November 26, 2020
On 27th Nov, Parana Time for Vaishnava Ekadashi – 06:56 to 07:46
On Parana Day Dwadashi end Moment – 07:46
What is Chaturmas?
Chaturmas is the sacred sleeping period of Lord Vishnu in Yog-Nidra, for the four months. This begins from eleventh Tithi of Ashadh Shukla Paksha, i.e. Dev Shayani Ekadashi, till the eleventh day of Kartik Shukla Paksha,i.e. Kartik Prabodhini Ekadashi.
Lord Vishnu sleeps on Shayani Ekadashi for four months, which is usually considered as the end of all the auspicious activities.
Tithi and Muhurat for Ashadhi Ekadashi, Hari Shayani Ekadashi or Devshayani Ekadashi
Padma Ekadashi, Devshayani Ekadashi happens on Friday, July 12, 2019.
Parana Time is from 05:33 AM to 08:35 AM on 13th July 2019
On Parana Day Dwadashi ending Moment is at 02:59 PM.
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.