Happy Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020, readers! Pausha Putrada Ekadashi is a holy day for the people of the Hindu community observed every year. The Pausha Putrada Ekadashi is also known as Putrada Ekadashi, which roughly translates to ‘Ekadashi that is the giver of sons’. This Ekadashi is observed usually by those couples who pray for a good son. Vaishnavas, the followers of Lord Vishnu commemorate the auspicious day with great joy and enthusiasm. If you are looking for Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020 date, significance, shubh muhurat, timings, and other details then you have landed at the right place, as you can find them all here. Paush Putrada Ekadashi 2020 Date and Shubh Muhurat: History, Significance and Puja Vidhi of This Auspicious Vrat.
What Is the Date of Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020?
The Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020 will fall on January 6, this year. The holy day of Pausha Putrada Ekadashi takes place on the 11th lunar day (Ekadashi) in the fortnight of the waxing moon, in the month of Pausha (as per the Hindu Samvat calendar).
The Pausha Putrada Ekadashi is not to be confused with Shravana Putrada Ekadashi. The former falls typically in the month of December-January, while the latter in July-August.
What Is the Shubh Muhurat, i.e. Pooja Timings, of Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020?
- Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020 Tithi Begins – January 06, i.e. Monday, from 03:06 AM
- Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020 Tithi Ends – January 07, i.e. Tuesday, from 04:02 AM
- Pausha Ekadashi 2020 Parana Time – January 07, Tuesday, from 01:51 PM to 04:03 PM
Note: ‘Parana’ means the ritual of breaking the fast.
What Is the Story of Pausha Putrada Ekadashi?
As per a legend, God Krishna narrated the story of Pausha Putrada Ekadashi to King Yudhishthira. The absence of a child grieved the King of Bhadravati, i.e. Suketuman, and his Queen Shaibya. Frustrated by this, the King left his kingdom and went to forests without telling anyone. There, he met sages at an ashram near the Mansarovar Lake, who advised him to observe a fast on ‘Pausha Putrada Ekadashi’. The King kept that fast, and when he returned to his kingdom, the royal couple was blessed with a kid.
What Is the Significance of Pausha Putrada Ekadashi?
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi is considered to be a very significant occasion for couples who are looking for a good son. Devotees observe fast religious on this day among other rituals. Lord Vishnu is worshipped on the auspicious occasion of Pausha Putrada Ekadashi. It is said that the couples who observe fast on this day, then they are blessed with a son. The Pausha Putrada Ekadashi is much followed in northern India, whereas the Shravana Putrada Ekadashi is more prevalent in the other parts of India.