Last updated on May 23rd, 2017 at 12:27 am
Tulsi Vivah is an auspicious holy day as per Hindu Calendar. On this day, devotees of Hindu culture perform a Pooja/Ritual of having a ceremonial marriage of Tulsi plant with Lord Vishnu(God). Every year, Tulsi Vivah 2016 is considered as an important day for the devotees of Lord Vishnu and is considered significant for fixing the good days for Marriages in the next year depending on the alignment of Nakshtras on this special day.
Every year, Tulsi Vivah falls in Ekadashi and in this year, Tulsi Vivah 2016 takes place in Ekadashi on November 11th, 2016. Many people start ceremony and pooja vidhi one day after Ekadashi on Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi. This season also marks a holy day in Hindu calendar and also the beginning of millions of Hindu marriage ceremonies.
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Tulsi Vivah 2016:
Tulsi Vivah translates into ‘The marriage of Tulsi’ and Tulsi is a holy plant used in all of the holy rituals in Hindu culture. Tulsi plant stands for uniqueness and holiness and also cannot be compared with any other plant as it also has many medicinal benefits. Holy Basil plant is called Tulsi in Hindu culture. In all Indian houses, Tulsi plant is grown in front of corridors so that no evil can enter the home and all the people in the home be always prosperous and healthy.
How to perform Tulsi Vivah?
Tulsi Vivah holy ceremony is performed between Prabodhini Ekadashi and the Karthik Purnima in the month of Karthika Ekadashi. This seasonal change indicates the end of monsoon and the start of winter in English culture whereas it indicates the beginning of the season of Holy marriage ceremonies in India. Tulsi Vivah ceremony is performed in home by offering water to the plant and chanting prayers to Lord Vishnu.
Tulsi Vivah 2016 Dates and Timings:
There are specific timings where this holy ceremony is performed and below are the timings for performing the holy ritual of Tulsi Vivah 2016.
Alternate Devutthana Ekadashi = 11/11/2016
On 12th, Parana Time for Alternate Ekadashi = 06:48 to 09:01
On Parana Day Dwadashi would be over before Sunrise
Ekadashi Tithi Begins = 11:21 on 10/Nov/2016
Ekadashi Tithi Ends = 09:12 on 11/Nov/2016
Tulsi Vivah is performed more in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Ujjain is the place where most celebrations are held. All the holy rituals are performed to improve healthy qualities for brain and improve healthiness and also to mark a sweet and happy marriage.
Happy Tulsi Vivah 2016!!