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About Today Padmini Ekadashi Vrat

Today 27 Aaugust Celebrate Padmini Ekadashi.This Day also Known as Kamla Ekadashi.
Padmini Ekadashi is observed on during the waxing phase of the moon (Shukla Paksha) only in the Adhika Masa or extra month added to the Hindu lunar calendar. Also known as Kamala Ekadashi, this ritual is conducted to wash away the sins and seek a place in the abode of Lord Vishnu, known as Vaikunta. While the rules for observing the Padmini Ekadashi are same as any other Ekadashi, the story behind its observance is associated with Padmini, wife of King Kartavirya. Continue scrolling through the lines below to know about the story of Padmini Ekadashi vrat and the procedure for observing the same.Legends go around King Kartavirya who was the ruler of the kingdom of Tretayuga. The king had been married to a thousand queens only on the pretext of having a son that could rule his dynasty. Hence in order to get a son, the king had performed several austerities for over ten thousand years but to no avail. Thus, he set out to the forests. Knowingly, Padmini (one of the thousand queens of Kartavirya) followed him and met Anasuya (Maha Pathivrata) on the way. On enquiring about any vrat that could help in conceiving a baby, Anasuya asked her to observe two Ekadashis that fall in the Adhika Masam. As directed, both Kartavirya and Padmini observed the said fasts.
Soon after, Lord Vishnu appeared before the couple and further informed that they would soon be granted their wishes as they had observed vrats in the month that is considered highly auspicious. In due course of time, the couple was blessed with a healthy son, named Kartaviryarjuna, who was not only powerful but also defeated and imprisoned Ravana. 

How to Objerve Padmini Ekadashi Vrat

Legends go around King Kartavirya who was the ruler of the kingdom of Tretayuga. The king had been married to a thousand queens only on the pretext of having a son that could rule his dynasty. Hence in order to get a son, the king had performed several austerities for over ten thousand years but to no avail. Thus, he set out to the forests. Knowingly, Padmini (one of the thousand queens of Kartavirya) followed him and met Anasuya (Maha Pathivrata) on the way. On enquiring about any vrat that could help in conceiving a baby, Anasuya asked her to observe two Ekadashis that fall in the Adhika Masam. As directed, both Kartavirya and Padmini observed the said fasts.
Soon after, Lord Vishnu appeared before the couple and further informed that they would soon be granted their wishes as they had observed vrats in the month that is considered highly auspicious. In due course of time, the couple was blessed with a healthy son, named Kartaviryarjuna, who was not only powerful but also defeated and imprisoned Ravana. The Padmini Ekadashi vrat is observed by following the same routine as that of Ekadashi. Devotees have to restrict themselves from consuming food items, such as rice, urad dal, chickpeas, spinach, honey, and so on.

Padmini Ekadashi Vratkatha

There is an interesting associated with Padmini Ekadasi. This Katha was narrated by Pulastya Muni to Sage Narada.
In the Treta Yuga there lived a King named Krtavirya. He was a very powerful and famous king. But the king had no son to inherit the kingdom and the King was worried about the future of his people after his death. So he decided to go to forest and do tapas and other austerities to please Lord Vishnu.
Krtavirya’s wife, Padmini, came to know about her husbands intentions and decided to go along with him.
The king made an ashram near Sage Atri and started performing austerities but he was not able to please Lord Vishnu. A worried Padmini then consulted Sage Atri’s wife Anasuya. She advised her to observe two ekadasis falling in the Adhika Masa.
Krtavirya and Padmini then observed the two Ekadasis falling in Adhika Masa. Soon Lord Vishnu appeared before the couple and said that their wishes will be fulfilled as they had observed the two Ekadasis in Adhika Masa which is highly auspicious. (Please note that the Adhika Masa is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is also known as Purushottam Masa).
Queen Padmini in due course of time gave birth to Kartaviryarjuna, who was a very powerful king and he is even believed to have defeated and imprisoned Ravana.

Padmini Ekadashi Vrat Process

Lord Krishna has said the legislation is the vow of Ekadashi. Retired from the day of Ekadashi Snanadi to the worship of Lord Vishnu precisely. Dry fast the mythology auditory or text. Keep dry at night fasting and chanting hymns to the awakening. O'clock at night to worship Vishnu and Shiva. Submit Prhr of God in each individual offering coconut at first Prhr other Prhr Bell, in the third Prhr Cthe Prhr pumpkin and orange and the contract requested.
Dwadshi day morning to worship God Brahmin alms food, including having to leave after the meal itself. Thus this Ekadashi fast, the human life is successful, the person in public life well Bhogkr enters Sri Hari.

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