Rangbhari Ekadashi is the last Ekadashi of Falgun month. Rangbhari Ekadashi fast is observed on Ekadashi of Phalgun Shukla Paksha. On this day Lord Shiva is worshiped along with Shri Vishnu and Amla tree.Hindus especially celebrate Rangbhari Ekadashi. This Ekadashi is considered very auspicious in Hindu religion, so let us tell you about the importance and worship method of Rangbhari Ekadash
Special worship is done on the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi. The one who fasts on this day should follow all the rules from the day of Dashami itself. For this, one night before, sleep after meditating on Lord Vishnu. On the second day early in the morning, after retiring from all work, place the statue or idol of Lord Vishnu at the place of worship. After this, taking sesame, kush, coin and water in hand in front of the statue, make a resolution that I keep the fast of Rangbhari Ekadashi with the desire of Lord Vishnu’s happiness and salvation. May God keep me in your shelter so that this fast of mine is successfully completed. After this chant this man
Legend related to Rangbhari Ekadashi
Rangbhari Ekadashi has special importance in Hindu religion. The legend about Rangbhari Ekadashi is prevalent in our scriptures. According to this legend, after being born from the navel of Lord Vishnu, Lord Brahma got curious as to who he is. To know the answer of this question, Brahma ji started doing penance of Parabrahma. In this way Lord Vishnu appeared after being questioned by Brahma ji’s penance. Seeing Lord Vishnu in front of him, Brahma ji started crying happily. By crying like this, his tears started falling at the feet of Lord Vishnu. Lord Vishnu was pleased to see this devotional feeling of Brahma ji and from the tears of Brahma ji, Aamkali i.e. Amla tree was born. Lord Vishnu said to Brahma that the tree and fruit of Amla produced from your tears will be very dear to me. Whoever worships the Amla tree on the day of Aamkali Ekadashi, all his sins will end and the person will get salvation. Khatu Shyam Mela 2023: Shree Shyam of Khatu is the symbol of the faith of the people.
Lord Shiva is worshiped on the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi.
Amla tree is also worshiped along with Lord Sri Hari Vishnu. On the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi, the Shiva family including Lord Shankar is worshiped in Varanasi, the city of Kashi Vishwanath. It is believed that Baba Vishwanath visits the city with Mother Parvati and Holi is played with Gulal in the whole city. It is said that Vishwanath had come to Kashi for the first time after performing the gauna of Mata Gaura, then he was welcomed with color and gulal. For this reason, every year on the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi in Kashi, Baba Vishwasath and Mata Gaura are celebrated with pomp.
Importance of Rangbhari Ekadashi
Rangbhari Ekadashi has special religious significance. Lord Vishnu is specially worshiped on this day. The glory of Ekadashi fast is described in the Mahabharata. Rangbhari Ekadashi tells the importance of Amla in life. This Ekadashi not only tells the importance of Amla but also tells us to be conscious towards the environment. That’s why Amla is also called Adi Vriksha. According to the scriptures, Lord Vishnu resides in the Amla tree.
Plant gooseberry plant at home on the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi
On Rangbhari Ekadashi, by planting Amla plant near the temple or in the house, special blessings of Lord Vishnu are received. But if you want to plant Amla plant in the house, then you should take special care of the direction. According to Vastu Shastra, it is considered auspicious to plant Amla plant in the north or east direction of the house. Pundits believe that applying Amla in the house destroys negative energy and sweetness remains in married life. Along with this, love remains in all the members of the family and the problem of money etc. also goes away.
Donate yellow things on the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi
Yellow things should be donated on the day of Rangbhari Ekadashi, donating banana, saffron or turmeric is considered best on this day. Along with this, Amla should also be donated. The donation of these things gives virtuous results.