Dev Uthani Ekadashi: Custom, Belief, Rituals and Best Wishes

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“Utho dev jago dev, Anguriya chatkao dev, 
Utho dev, jago dev
Kuaran ke biyah karo”

November is considered as the wedding month for Hindu religion. People throughout India and Hindus living outside celebrate this month as wedding season. 

This season starts with the worship of God Vishnu and goddess Laxmi ( wife of Bhagwan Vishnu) annually on Dev Uthani  Ekadashi in Kartik Shukla paksha. This day we wake lord Vishnu from a long sleep of four months Ashaad, Saavan, Bhado and Kunwaar. The Kartik month marks the start of auspicious ceremonies in Hindu religion.

This year we are celebrating Dev Uthani  Ekadashi on 25th December 2020, Wednesday. We also celebrate tulsi Shaligram vivah on this Ekadashi. 

Dev Uthani Ekadashi Rituals

Dev Uthani Ekadashi starts from the morning where we decorate our homes with Rangoli made of Geru and Khadiya. The floral motif designs are made inside of Chauk(square). The legs of animals along with Goddess Laxmi are drawn at gates for their welcome in our homes.

On this day we serve seasonal vegetables such as reddish, carrot, banana, berries, water chestnut and sweet yellow dishes in the form of Prasad. A bundle of sugarcane in 3,5 and 11 in numbers are placed on chauk. Jaggery made of sugarcane is good for health because of its warmth properties to the body. Harvesting of sugarcane at the end of November is a ritual that’s why we worship sugarcane on this day before its harvest. 

Dev Uthani Ekadashi is also considered as a chhoti Diwali in India. People wear new clothes and decorate their houses for the welcome of Lord Vishnu and his wife Goddess of gold Laxmi.

Here are some wishes for your loved ones on Dev Uthani Ekadashi…

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आपे घर में मंगल गीत गाये जायें , देवउठनी एकादशी माई आपके घर सुख समृद्धि हज़ार लाये। देवोत्थान की शुभकामनाएँ

हम प्रार्थना करते है की भगवान विष्णु आपके जीवन में आने वाली बाधाओं को दूर करे और सारी मनोकामना पूर्ण करें। देवोत्थान एकादशी की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ

One who fasts on Ekadashi and worships Lord Vishnu with great devotion …attains much more benefits those obtained by studying all spiritual literature. Happy Devshayani Ekadashi !!!!

O, Lord Vishnu! We pray to you to remove all the obstacles
that stand in our spiritual & earthly life, Happy Devshayani Ekadashi

गन्ने का मंडप सजाएंगे हम,
विष्णु तुलसी का विवाह रचाएंगे हम,
आप भी होना खुशियों में शामिल ,
एकादशी का पर्व मिल के मनाएंगे हम ,
देवोत्थान एकादशी की शुभकामनाएँ

On the occasion of Dev Uthani Ekadashi¸, I pray that blessings of Lord Vishnu are always there to show you the right path to walk on.
Happy Dev Uthani Ekadashi.

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उठो देव हमारे, उठो इष्ट हमारे,
खुशियों से आँगन भर दो.
सभी को देव उठनी एकादशी की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं!

Happy Dev Uthani Ekadashi to you and your family! May Lord Vishu and Goddess Lakshmi give you all happiness, wealth and prosperity.

Let us celebrate Dev Uthani Ekadashi with our loved ones to thank Lord Vishnu for all his blessings and love, for all his support and guidance.

हर घर के आँगन में तुलसी,
तुलसी बड़ी महान है.
जिस घर में ये तुलसी रहती,
वो घर स्वर्ग सामान है.
देवोत्थान एकादशी की शुभकामनाएं

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