Amalaki Ekadashi 2016: Attain Liberation On Amalaki Ekadashi!

The holy day of Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016 is on March 19, a day that gives you health, wealth, prosperity and much more. All you need is to observe the Amalaka Ekadasi fast with faith in Lord Vishnu, and the doors of liberation will be opened before you. Read on to explore more…

Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016 is a very special day for Indian gooseberries that are also known as Amla.

Amalaki Ekadashi is the day when the devotees worship the Amla tree. Lord Vishnu is the deity of the day, who is worshiped on the day of Ekadashi. It is believed that Lord Vishnu resides in Amla tree; hence, the tree is worshiped by the devotees.

Amalaki Ekadashi is the one considered to be the wealth giver and it helps in attaining liberation. Keeping faith in Lord Vishnu helps in getting all these things in life.

Let’s get to know more about the Amalaki Ekadashi and what all can be done on the day of Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016.

Amalaki Ekadashi 2016

The Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016 is made for worshiping the Amalaki tree (phyllanthus emblica). It is also known as Indian gooseberry. As mentioned, the deity for the day of Amalaki Ekadashi is Lord Vishnu.

Amalaki Ekadashi also marks the celebrations of the festival of colors, Holi. Hence, on Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016, worship the Amla tree and please Lord Vishnu to earn his blessings.

Amalaki Ekadashi 2016: Significance Of The Day

Amalaki Ekadashi holds a very important place for the devotees. It is said that if someone keeps a fast on the day of Amalaki Ekadashi, the one gets a lot of wealth. Along with this, the fast of Amalaki Ekadashi helps a person to get rid of the sins and frees the person from the ill effects of ill deeds.

The Amalaki Ekadasi Vrat helps in attaining liberation. It is believed that one who keeps the fast on the day of Amalaki Ekadashi and worship Amla tree, the person gets pure as he donates a thousand cows in charity to a pious Brahmin (priest). Amla tree has a significant role on the day of Amalaki Ekadashi, as it is considered to be the residing place for Lord Vishnu. Hopefully, you would observe the Amalaki Ekadasi 2016 fast with more dedication after knowing the significance of Amalaki Ekadashi.

Legend Of Amalaki Ekadashi

Let’s take a look at the legend of Amalaka Ekadashi. It is also known as Amalaki Ekadashi Vrat Katha.

As per the legend, a King named Chitrasena kept the Ekadashi fast. While observing the Amalaki Ekadasi fast, he was going to the forest, but he lost his way. He got caught by the tribals; this made him fall unconscious. While the tribals came to harm him, a divine light emerged from King’s body, which destroyed the tribals. When the King regained consciousness, a divine voice from sky came and said that the King remained safe because he was observing the Ekadashi Vrat. After listening to the story, all the people of the kingdom also started observing this fast to get Lord Vishnu’s blessings. Hence, the Amalaka Ekadashi fast became famous.

Amalaki Ekadashi 2016: Rituals Of The Day

Let’s take a look at the rituals of the Amalaki Ekadasi fast, so that you can observe the fast of Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016 and attain the best results.

As part of the rituals, the person who observes the Amalaki Ekadashi fast, first take bath followed by pouring water on the Amalaki tree. Along with this, the flowers and the incense sticks are also a part of the Amalaki Ekadasi rituals. After the Puja rituals are completed, the devotees offer clothes and other things to the priests. By donating all these, they seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu as well as the priests for good health, wealth, and happiness.

Hopefully, all this information on Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016 will help you observing the Amalaki Ekadashi fast in 2016 with full devotion and dedication. Follow all the rituals of Amalaki Ekadasi in 2016 and get blessings of Lord Vishnu.

AstroSage wishes you a blessed Amalaki Ekadashi in 2016!

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Amla - Indian gooseberry

Amla – one of the most famous plants of Ayurveda, one of the most healing and is widely used in various Ayurvedic formulations.On its medicinal properties, and know modern medicine and traditional Indian healing system, but not often mention his sacred meaning. Meanwhile, among its other name – Amalaki, Anavala, Aonla – a name dhatri or Dhatrichameaning Earth or Mother.
The sacred origin of the plants in the traditions of India, due to both Shiva and Vishnu, both Lakshmi and Parvati.
Amla - ALUOLA - Emblica officinalisTradition says that Lakshmi and Parvati, heading Prabhas, one of the holiest places in Gujarat have decided to come up with another way to worship their spouses.They shed tears of joy on earth and love and tears of those grown tree dhatri or Amla.
So they and propitiate Shiva and Vishnu. And since then, this plant is used for offerings in the Vaishnava tradition,
and the tradition Shaivas.

Amalaki is widely used during the celebration of Shivaratri. At this time the red and yellow garlands of flowers and fruits of amalaki clothe statues of deities.
In Gujarat, this tree is considered especially sacred, especially revered. On the ninth day of the month of Kartika, called Akshaya-Navami, women who wish to conceive a male child, walk around Amalaki, uveshivaya his garlands and offering up a request to the gods.
This plant is considered endowed with magical properties and it is usually planted on the south side of the house or temple.

About populyarnosti Amalaki can be seen from the large number of his paintings and images displayed on several brands of India.

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