Among the five auspicious yogas, the Ekadashi of Papmoch, worship-bathing-donation will result in inexhaustible virtue. – News India Live
Ekadashi fast is the fast to remove all the problems of life. One of the 24 Ekadashis of the year is called Papmochani. Papmoch’s Ekadashi fast will be observed on March 18 in five auspicious yogas, on this day worship-bathing-donation will give renewable virtue. On this day Tithi, Vaar, Nakshatra and Planet are making four auspicious yogas. In this alliance, the virtue of fasting and charity will be inexhaustible.
In Puranas, this Ekadashi is also called Papmochini Ekadashi. By worshiping Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi on this day, all kinds of sins and faults committed knowingly or unknowingly end.
day with five auspicious yogas
On March 18, Saturday, the Moon will be in its own Nakshatra. Lord Vishnu is the lord of Shravan Nakshatra along with Moon. That’s why this Ekadashi fast will be even more special. The date of this day and the planetary constellations Sarvarthasiddhi, Shiva and Sthira Yoga are forming. Apart from this, when Jupiter is in its own sign i.e. Pisces, Mahapurush Yoga called Hans Yoga will be formed. At the same time, due to the combination of Sun and Mercury, auspicious yoga named Budhaditya is also being formed. Donations and fasting done in this auspicious position of constellations will give Akshay Punya.
What can and cannot be eaten during fasting
In this fast only fruit is eaten at one time. Vrati should not eat any kind of grains, common salt, red chillies and other spices. Sweets made of milk, milk-curd and fruits are offered and these items are also donated. After fasting on Ekadashi, on the second day of Dwadashi, there is a rule to donate food grains, pulses, salt, ghee etc. and some money directly.