Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April: Tithi, Katha, Parana and Significance

Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April: Let me tell you that according to Hindu religion, Ekadashi tithi is considered to have special significance. It is believed that Lord Vishnu is always happy with those who observe Ekadashi Vrat.

There are 2 Ekadashis in every month. That means 24 Ekadashis are celebrated throughout the year. Which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Out of which each Ekadashi vrat has its own distinct results and significance.

In such a situation, it’s falling of Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April. Let me tell you that according to panchang Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April will be observed on Friday, 19 April .

Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April

Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April is the first Ekadashi after Chaitra Navratri and Ram Navami. So it’s marking an important event in the Hindu calendar. 

This day is significant in Hinduism. As it is believed that observing the Kamada Ekadashi fast can help in absolving even the sin of Brahmin killing.

Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April Muhurt

We explain Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April Tithi with date and timings in below.

Kamada Ekadashi 2024 in April Sanyog

Brahma Muhurta04:23 am to 05:07 am
Vijay Muhurta02:30 pm to 03:22 pm
Godhooli Muhurta06:48 pm to 07:10 pm
Nishita Muhurta11:58 pm to 12:42 pm

Kamada Ekadashi Puja Vidhi

Let us now know about Kamada Ekadashi Puja Vidhi.

  • One day before Kamada Ekadashi i.e. on Dashami Tithi, take bath and eat satvik food in the morning.
  • On the day of fasting, after waking up in the morning and taking bath, clean clothes (if possible yellow) are worn.
  • Now remember Lord Vishnu and take a pledge to fast. So that your fast is successful.
  • Now for worship, spread a clean cloth on a wooden platform and install the idol of Lord Vishnu.
  • Now put water, flowers, akshat, sesame seeds and roli in the pot.
  • Now light a ghee lamp and remember Shri Hari and Maa Lakshmi in your mind.
  • Meditate on Lord Vishnu and offer flowers to him. Now offer fruits, milk, panchamrit and sesame seeds etc. to Lord Vishnu.
  • Now chant the mantra “ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय” 108 times with Tulsi rosary.
  • Chant the mantras dedicated to Lord Vishnu and finally read the Vrat Katha. Now perform the aarti of Lord Vishnu as per the rituals. After that complete the puja.

Kamada Ekadashi vrat tips

  • You can observe Kamada Ekadashi fast with nirjala or falahaar.
  • You should observe the fast of Kamada Ekadashi to get spiritual benefits. Avoid the illusion of external appearances.
  • Do not lie during the fast. Even one should never lie in his life.
  • Protect yourself from negative thoughts, ego and greed.

Kamada ekadashi vrat katha

Kamada ekadashi vrat katha is associated with Dwapar Yuga. It discusses Yudhishthir, Kamadeva and Lord Vishnu. Let us now know about Kamada ekadashi vrat katha.

Let me tell you that in Dwapar Yuga, when Yudhishthir asked Kamadeva’s consent for the test of fire. Then Kamadeva refused Yudhishthir for some reason.

This made Yudhishthir very angry. He got angry and shraap (cursed) Kamadeva to turn into ashes. After cursing Kamadeva, Yudhishthir started repenting. They felt that they had made a huge mistake.

Now to free Kamadeva from the curse, Yudhishthir started doing penance to Lord Vishnu. Lord Vishnu was very pleased with Yudhishthir’s rigorous penance. Lord Vishnu told him the solution to observe the fast of Kamada Ekadashi.

Now Yudhishthir observed the Kamada Ekadashi vrat as per the rituals. Due to which Kamadeva was freed from the curse.

Therefore, fasting on Kamada Ekadashi due to religious beliefs destroys the sins committed unintentionally and by mistake. By observing this fast, wishes are fulfilled.

What are the rituals of Kamada Ekadashi?

Kamada Ekadashi is an important ritual in Hinduism. This fast is especially revered for its ability to fulfill desires and remove sins. The rituals of kamada ekadashi 2024 in april are as follows:

Early Bath, Devotees start the day with an early bath at sunrise.

Fasting, A strict fast is observed throughout the day. It’s starting from the ‘dashami’ (10th day) until the ‘dwadashi’ (12th day).

Worship, Lord Vishnu and Maa Lakshmi are worshipped with devotion. Often in the form of his avatar, Krishna.

Night Vigil, Devotees stay awake during the night and engage in prayers, hymns, and meditation.

Donation, Giving charity to Brahmins, poor, weak and helpless person and the needy is considered auspicious.

Kamada ekadashi significance

Let me tell you that Lord Vishnu and Maa Lakshmi are worshiped on the day of Kamada Ekadashi. According to some beliefs, by fasting on Kamada Ekadashi, the seeker gets results equal to 100 yagyas.

Kamada Ekadashi is also called the Ekadashi of attaining salvation. By observing this fast one gets freedom from sins.

Fulfillment of Desires

The word ‘kamada’ translates to ‘fulfillment of desires’. Observing this Ekadashi is believed to grant the devotees their worldly desires.

Absolution of Sins

It is said that fasting on Kamada Ekadashi can cleanse even the most heinous sins. Such as the sin of Brahmin killing.

Spiritual Merit

The fast and rituals performed are thought to bring religious merit. Which can aid in overcoming difficulties and achieving salvation

Power Of Devotion And The Efficacy

The story behind Kamada Ekadashi involves a celestial couple, Lalit and Lalita. Highlights the power of devotion and the efficacy of observing the Ekadashi fast. It’s a tale of redemption and the transformative power of faith in Lord Vishnu.

Kamada ekadashi Parana time

Kamada ekadashi Parana time, which is the time for breaking the fast. It is on April 20, from 06:13 AM to 08:45 AM. 

During this time, take bath, meditate and worship Lord Vishnu. After puja, fed food to cow, dog and crow. After this, perform Parana by donating to Brahmins.

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