Nirjala Ekadashi 2021, Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat Katha
Nirjala Ekadashi Date in 2021 - 21st June 2021, Monday
Nirjala Ekadashi is the most important and sacred Ekadashi among all the twenty four Ekadashis that comes in a year. Nirjala means without water and Nirjala Ekadashi fasting is observed without any food or water. As this fasting is Nirjala Ekadashi Vratam, it is the toughest among all Ekadashi's of the year due to a strict fasting rules. Nirjala Ekadashi and also all the Ekadashi's are dedicated to Lord Vishnu. While observing Nirjala Ekadashi fast, Vishnu devotees do not take food as well as water the whole day and the fast is only over the next day after ekadashi.
It is a strong belief that those who fast on this day of Nirjala Ekadashi are received by messengers from Vaikuntha, the abode of Vishnu, after death, and not by Yama, the god of death. It is also believed that Lord Vishnu transformed himself into Ekadashi to make all the humanity get rid of their sins.Observing this fast is equal to going to pilgrimage. The sins of this life and the previous one are considered burned by observing this fast. Nirjala Ekadasi fast helps in getting longevity, happiness, salvation, wealth, and prosperity with the blessings of Lord Vishnu. It is recommended not to fast on this day of Nirjala Ekadashi for those who are undergoing treatments or medications, if one can observe they can have fruits and milk, tea but not any form of atta or wheat and salt. It is a known fact that one should not eat rice on any ekadashi day including Nirjala Ekadasi.
Nirjala Ekadashi 2021 Date and ParanaNirjala Ekadashi 2021 Date - Monday, June 21, 2021On 22nd Jun, Parana Time - 05:28 AM to 08:14 AM
On Parana Day Dwadashi End Moment - 10:22 AM
Ekadashi Tithi Begins - 04:21 PM on Jun 20, 2021
Ekadashi Tithi Ends - 01:31 PM on Jun 21, 2021