Putrada Ekadashi 2015: The Divine Day To Ask For A Child!

The date for Putrada Ekadashi in 2015 is August 26. Have you been childless till now? Then, your wait gets over this day. Venerate Lord Vishnu, this Putrada Ekadashi in 2015 and attain a child by god’s grace.

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Putrada Ekadashi 2015: What Is Putrada Ekadashi?

Putrada Ekadashi is observed in the pleasing month of Shravan, when the nature itself speaks everything. The day of Putrada Ekadashi takes place during the month of July-August. Do you think that these two lines are enough to describe such an auspicious day? That’s why we have brought you all the details about Putrada Ekadashi in 2015. Let’s take a look at them.

According to Hindu calendar , Putrada Ekadashi is observed during Shukla Paksha (bright fortnight) of the month of Savan on its Ekadashi Tithi or eleventh day. The day of Putrada Ekadashi is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and a Vrat (fast) is followed. It is a tradition that one should sleep by the idol of Lord Vishnu at night.

Putrada Ekadashi is mainly observed by childless couples in order to beget a child.

Now, before proceeding further, let’s know the date and timing of Putrada Ekadashi in 2015.

Putrada Ekadashi 2015 Date & Timing

Event Day Date Tithi
Putrada Ekadashi 2015 Wednesday August 26 Ekadashi

We hope that the date and timing to observe Putrada Ekadashi in 2015 will be helpful for you.

Putrada Ekadashi, where Putrada means ‘the giver of child’. But, why is it called by such a name? Want to know more about it? Then, do not wait and read the succeeding lines with utter devotion. Let’s now know the legends associated with Putrada Ekadashi.

Putrada Ekadashi 2015: Why To Observe Putrada Ekadashi In 2015?

According to the Hindu mythology, once, there lived a king named Mahijit. He was the ruler of Mahishmati. Although, he was very generous toward his subjects, but he didn’t have a child. To know the reason behind this, he summoned a number of saintly men to his kingdom. Among them was present Sage Lomesh.

Sage Lomesh told him that in his previous birth, Mahijit did not allow a thirsty cow to drink upon the water of his lake. This became the reason that in his present birth, he has not been able to get a child. Further, Mahijit was suggested by the sage to observe the fast of Shravan Ekadashi to eradicate his past life sins. He followed his advice and performed severe austerities on the Sravan Ekadashi along with his wife. Thus, he was able to beget a child. Since then, the day of Putrada Ekadashi came into being.

Now, let’s know the rituals that are to be carried out on Putrada Ekadashi in 2015.

Putrada Ekadashi 2015: How To Observe Putrada Ekadashi In 2015?

Following are the traditions that are followed on Putrada Ekadashi:

  1. Observe a 24-hour fast on the day of Shravana Putrada Ekadashi. Such a fast is performed by both, husband and wife.
  2. Offer donations (money, clothes, etc.) to Brahmins and needy persons.
  3. Jhulan Yatra also starts on this day. Jhulan Yatra is a five-day event, when Krishna and Radha are placed in a swing.

Observe the day of Putrada Ekadashi with devout hearts to seek the divine blessings of Lord Vishnu. Your wishes will surely be granted.

MyKundali wishes you all a Blessed Putrada Ekadashi in 2015!