The fast of Varuthini Ekadashi is considered to be an important one. Ekadashi or the eleventh date/Tithi falls twice a month and both of them are given supreme attention. In such a situation, the Ekadashi which arrives on the Krishna Paksha during the Baisakh month as per the Hindu calendar is known as Varuthini Ekadashi. It is also known as Varuthini Gyaras.
Varuthini Ekadashi fast can usually ward off all the sins from a person’s life. The virtues Attend after observing the Ekadashi fast and the fortunes gathered by it cannot be compared with anything else. It is said that a person who observes this particular fast comes into direct contact with all the pleasures and luxuries of this world as well as the other realms. Very often it is said that Chitragupt, the accountant of Lord Yama can also not keep count of the virtues acquired by a particular person who observes this Ekadashi fast.
What is the Importance of Varuthini Ekadashi Fast?
- It has been mentioned in Shastras that a person who observes this fast witnesses the inflow of happiness and prosperity in his or her life by keeping this particular fast. Such an individual also creates a special place for himself or herself in heaven.
- The virtues collected after observing this fast resemble the ones which can be collected while making donations during the Solar eclipse.
- Varuthini Ekadashi fast helps an individual to attain worldly pleasures and also of the other realms. By doing so, the person definitely creates a place for himself or herself in heaven.
- The auspiciousness which can be acquired by donating elephants and land can be attained after observing this particular fast.