Vasudeva Dwadashi is devoted to Lord Krishna. It is celebrated on the day after Devshayani Ekadashi, amid the Ashada Masam. It denotes the start of Chatur Maas (the four holy months of monsoon). Lord Krishna and Maa Lakshmi are prayed on this day. Devotees who dedicate themselves for the four months of Ashadha, Shravan, Bhadrapada, and Ashvin can attain surprising advantage and salvation of the spirit. As indicated by Puranas, Lord Vishnu speaks to Ekadasi and Goddess Mahalakshmi speaks to Dwadasi. Giving rice, farm-grown products and clothes to the priest and poor people is viewed as auspicious on this day.
Importance of the Vasudeva Dwadashi Fast
Vasudeva Dwadashi is festival committed to Lord Krishna. It falls on the day after Devshayani Ekadashi. It is a day of worship of the Krishna avatar of Lord Vishnu and Maa Lakshmi as well. The devotees who take fast for the four months of Ashada, Shravan, Bhadrapada, and Ashvin can get blessings from the gods. Performing charity is said to be very holy during this time.
Festivities and Rituals
Devotees take up holy bath on this day to cleanse the body and soul from negative influence. Devotees take fast on this day to achieve prosperity and blessings. Offering flowers, incense, water, light and sweets to the idol is viewed as holy. Performing prayers for the Lord Vishnu is truly good. Devotees visit Vishnu temples to tune in and sing bhajans and bhakti melodies. Reciting of Vishnu Sahasranama and different mantras of Lord Vishnu is also considered auspicious.
Devotees of Vishnu who experience severe penance for four months of Ashada, Shravan, Bhadrapada, and Ashvin can gain salvation of the spirit.
Askganesha has a team of learned Purohits who can help in performing a variety of Puja-Homams, Yantras, and Mantras for praying to Lord Vishnu on the auspicious day of Vasudeva Dwadashi.
Vasudeva Dwadashi: Get the blessings of Lord Krishna by AskGanesha Astrologer