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Utpanna Ekadashi 2023: Pooja rituals, bhog to samagri, all you want to know

Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST
  • People believe that observing the Utpanna Ekadashi fast with a pure mind and intention can lead to the absolution of past sins.
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Utpanna Ekadashi, also known as Utpatti Ekadashi, is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Vishnu. On this day, devotees worship Lord Vishnu through various rituals, including hawan and kirtan bhajan. Many followers observe a fast and offer prayers to mark this auspicious occasion. This year, the fast will be observed on December 9. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

Utpanna Ekadashi, also known as Utpatti Ekadashi, is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Vishnu. On this day, devotees worship Lord Vishnu through various rituals, including hawan and kirtan bhajan. Many followers observe a fast and offer prayers to mark this auspicious occasion. This year, the fast will be observed on December 9. (Pexels)

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It is believed that devotees who observe a fast with full devotion on this auspicious day can be rid of their past sins, and Lord Vishnu grants them a place in Vaikuntha Dham. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

It is believed that devotees who observe a fast with full devotion on this auspicious day can be rid of their past sins, and Lord Vishnu grants them a place in Vaikuntha Dham. (PTI)

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On this day, devotees rise early in the morning for a holy bath. Before commencing the rituals, they clean both the house and the puja room. Additionally, they bathe the idols of Lord Krishna and Laddoo Gopal Ji. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

On this day, devotees rise early in the morning for a holy bath. Before commencing the rituals, they clean both the house and the puja room. Additionally, they bathe the idols of Lord Krishna and Laddoo Gopal Ji. (REUTERS)

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Following that, they light a diya in front of the idols, decorate them with garlands, and make offerings of sweets. (Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Following that, they light a diya in front of the idols, decorate them with garlands, and make offerings of sweets. (Pinterest)

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In the evening, they continue by offering prayers to Lord Vishnu and present bhog prasad, including panchamrit and other offerings. (HT Photo/Deep Saxena) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

In the evening, they continue by offering prayers to Lord Vishnu and present bhog prasad, including panchamrit and other offerings. (HT Photo/Deep Saxena)

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Devotees perform Lord Vishnu Aarti and break their fast, even though the fast is fully broken the next day on Ekadashi. (istockphoto ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

Devotees perform Lord Vishnu Aarti and break their fast, even though the fast is fully broken the next day on Ekadashi. (istockphoto )

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Fasting on Ekadashi is believed to purify the body and refresh the mind. (Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

Fasting on Ekadashi is believed to purify the body and refresh the mind. (Pinterest)

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The fast usually lasts from sunrise on the day of the beginning of Ekadashi to the next day.  (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

The fast usually lasts from sunrise on the day of the beginning of Ekadashi to the next day.  (PTI)

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