Nirjala Ekadashi is the most imperative and huge Ekadashis. According to Hindu logbook Ekadashi falls on the eleventh day of each lunar fortnight. In this way, there are 24 Ekadasis in a year. Ekadashi Vrat is considered exceptionally devout and is thought to be one of the approaches to accomplish Moksha.
Nirjala Ekadashi falls on the Shukla paksha in the time of Jyestha. It is likewise called “Jyeshtha Shukla Ekadashi” or “Bhimsaini Ekadashi”. It is considered as a standout amongst the most remunerating quick.
Significance of Nirjala Ekadashi
It is equivalent to going on journey.
It gives goodness of each of the 24 Ekadashi.
It washes away all wrongdoing.
Grants bliss, thriving, life span and moksha (salvation).
This Ekadasi occurs before storm season and in this way it is additionally helps in purging the body.
Nirjala implies without water. Henceforth, quick is seen without water and nourishment. It is considered as the most strict and thus, most holy of all Ekadashis. This quick is to a great degree hard to take after as it falls in the hot Indian summer. The 24 hours in length quick starts from dawn on Nirjala Ekadashi to dawn the following day. Individuals quick and offer puja to Lord Vishnu on this day.
The quick starts with Sandhyavandanam – a petition. This petition is performed in the prior night Nirjala Ekadashi, i.e. on tenth lunar day. After petition fan takes just a single supper, without rice (as rice eating is disallowed). The strict quick ceaseless all through Ekadashi. It gets over on next morning. Aficionados offer supplication, tulsi, organic products, and desserts to Lord Vishnu and afterward complete their quick.
Ceremonies and festivities of Nirjala Ekadasi
Offer Puja to Lord Vishnu and look for his effortlessness.
Bath the icon of Lord Vishnu with Panchamrit.
Wash with clean water and after that wearing new garments.
Offer blooms, incense, water, lights and a hand fan.
In evening, love Vishnu with Durva grass.
Visit close-by Vishnu sanctuary and watch Jagran during the evening.
Chant bhajans, Vishnu Sahasranama and different slokas committed to Lord Vishnu
Donate garments, sustenance grains, umbrellas, hand-fans, pitchers loaded with water, gold and so on.
Story of Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat
Bhimsen – the second Pandava sibling and huge eater needed to keep Ekadashi Vrat. Every one of his siblings, spouse Draupadi and mother Kunti watched Vrat on 24 Ekadasis consistently and ask for him to do likewise. Be that as it may, he was not able play out the custom because of intolerable appetite throbs. Bhima, was disturbed because of his feeble assurance. He was additionally consecrated of disrespecting to Lord Vishnu. In this way, when Maharishi Vyasa went to them Bhima requesting that he discover an answer. Sage Vyasa prompted him to watch single Nirjala Ekadasi fasting. This quick would make up for not watching all Ekadashi fasting in a year. Bhima played out the quick without any difficulty yet on the morning of extremely following day he ended up noticeably oblivious. At that point he offered Ganga water with Tulsi to wind up his day quick. Because of this legend Nirjala Ekadashi is otherwise called Bhimseni Ekadashi, Bhima Ekadashi or Pandava Ekadashi.