As per Hindu calendar Tulsi Vivah is an important ritual. Tulsi Vivah, the ceremonial marriage of Tulsi plant with Lord Vishnu. This year the date of the Tulsi Vivah pooja falls on Ekadasi day which is November 11. Some people perform the pooja one day after after Ekadasi on Karthika Shuddha Dwadashi. Tulasi Vivah also marks the beginning of holy wedding season of the Hindus.
The month of festivity and celebration is considered one of the most suspicious months and Tulsi Vivah during this time is considered the best example of marriage. During the Vivah ritual, seek blessings from Tulsi, restore your faith in the good times and diminish negativity.
This year Tulsi Vivah is being celebrated on November 11th.
- 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
This holy ceremony is performed anytime between the Prabodhini Ekadashi and the Karthik Purnima in the month of Karthik. This alliance also signifies the end of monsoon and beginning of the holy wedding season of the Hindus. It is believed that Tulsi is an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi, who is the beloved of Lord Vishnu. This plant possesses different healing qualities that improve the brain and body.