Safla / Saphala Ekadashi is observed on the day of Ekadashi of the Parsush month of Krishna Prabha according to the Hindu Calender. This year Safla Ekadashi fast will be celebrated on December 13, 2017. The person doing this fast should take a morning bath on the day of fasting and God should make aarti and bless the Lord. Pooja or worship of Lord Narayana, who is a form of Lord Vishnu, on this day is of particular importance. Hindu people believe to Foods or donations should be given to Brahmins and the poor will be significant on this day. Keeping kirtan texts while jagran is very fruitful.
It is also a belief of devotees that by doing this fast, success is achieved in all the works. This Ekadashi day of Parsush month provides success to the devotees in all their tasks.
Safla Ekadashi Vrat Vidhi
It is believed that doing fast on the day of Safla Ekadashi, the virtue of this Fast is equivalent to which people attained by doing austerity in the millennial years. He meets virtuous will attain by the devotees if they follow the devotional worship, accompanied by the night Jagaran on this day. The fasting of Ekadashi has removed all the sins of many generations. Ekadashi fasting purifies the heart of a person.
God Vishnu is worshiped in the form of Lord Narayana on Safla Ekadashi by devotees. The person who wants to fast for Ekadashi, and initiate this fast with the resolution of this fast, starting from the date of Dasami. On the fast day, the general rules of fasting should follow. Along with this, as far as possible, should eat sattvic food on fast day. He or She should not use salt in the meal at all.
Dinner should be eaten only once in the night while opening the fast. After taking the resolution, worshiping Lord Vishnu and Narayana Dev with panchamrita and fruits also light the dia or lamps. Even in the night, we should awaken while doing kirtan of Lord Vishnu.