Kathmandu, 8 November : Hindus are observing the Haribodhini Ekadashi across the country today.
Hindu devotees across the nation celebrated Haribodhini Ekadashi festival, also known as Tulasi Bivaha or Lord Vishnu’s awakening by bathing in rivers and fasting worshiping tulasi (basil plant) as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Devotees pay obeisance to Lord Vishnu on this day by observing fast and taking holy dips at rivers and ponds since early in the morning.
Hindu people believe that one, who fasts on this day and worships Vishnu, gets blessings.
Haribodhini Ekadashi is considered an important festival as on this day, Vishnu awakens from his monsoon month’s slumber.
A wedding of tulasi (basil) planted in Ashadh Shukla Ekadashi is done.
Thousand of Devotees visit Changu Narayan of Bhaktapur, Bishankhu Narayan of Lalitpur, Sesh Narayan and Ichangu Narayan of Kathmandu districts to worship the god and observe the festival
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