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Tulsi Vivah 2020: From Date to Puja Vidhi to Amazing Story

By November 20, 2020October 18th, 2023No Comments

Hindus give reverence to many plants and trees like Gods and Goddesses. As per the Hindu religion, tulsi or the holy basil is one of them. It is believed to be a mark of purity with brilliant medicinal properties. That is why the plant is found in almost all Hindu homes. Needless to say, Tulsi holds a great reputation in the lives of Hindus, why won’t she have a festival in her name? Yes, here is a special ceremony associated with this holy plant in the form of Tulsi Vivah or Tulsi marriage. Let’s read the content and find out more about Tulasi Vivah.

Tulasi Vivah 2020: Date and Meaning

Marriages happen all the time, and you’ll wonder how this sort of wedding takes place! Well, you’d be surprised to understand that this is often a marriage of the Holy Basil plant with the powerful Hindu God Vishnu. Interesting, isn’t it?
This year, Tulsi Vivah falls on the 26th of November, 2020, and below are the date (tithi) and time:
• Dwadashi Tithi Starts: 26th November  2020, 05:10 AM
• Dwadashi Tithi Ends: 27th November  2020, 07:46 AM
As per the Hindu scripts, Tulsi Mata is said to be the avatar of Lakshmi Devi who is the wife of Lord Vishnu. She took birth as Vrinda. Hence, today is taken into account to be auspicious for conducting rituals and ceremonies associated with a wedding alongside Kanyadaan.

Tulsi Vivah Puja Vidhi

If you are planning to do Tulsi Vivah puja vidhi, it can be performed at home or temple. Fasting is also a key tradition practiced by a few Hindus during any festival. Generally, women observe fast on this day and break it in the evening after offering rituals. The puja vidhi include:
• Bathe the Tulsi plant with water, clean the statue of Lord Vishnu, and adorn it with flowers and garlands.
• Get the Tulsi plant ready in the form of a bride. You can wrap a red cloth around and embellish it with ornaments and bindi.
• Tie a holy thread between Tulsi and Lord Vishnu’s idol.
• Offer Prasadam along with fruits and flowers and conclude the Puja with Aarti.
• You may also sing devotional songs and narrate the Tulsi Vivah Vrat Katha. Distribute the Prasadam among everyone afterward.

Tulsi Vivah Story

You may wish to realize the astrological significance of Tulsi Vivah. There is a story related to the celebration of this holy festival. A woman named Vrinda was a fanatical admirer of Lord Vishnu and an immensely sacred person. She was married and a really devoted wife of the demon king Jalandhar. He was believed to be Lord Shiva’s demon son. The King had great powers, but thanks to his evil nature, he headed towards conquering all Gods and being the Asura King. Killing Jalandhar was impossible till the time Vrinda stayed loyal to him.

Hence, other Gods requested Lord Vishnu to require Jalandhar’s appearance and meet Vrinda with an intention to conquer Jalandhar. Unable to realize that the disguised husband was Lord Vishnu, Vrinda spent an entire night with him. Ultimately, the Gods could defeat and kill Jalandhar due to Vrinda’s inability to guard him anymore. As a result, she was very agitated with Lord Vishnu’s deeds. He wanted to rectify his acts and gave justice to Vrinda. So, the Lord transmuted her soul into the Holy Basil plant. Vishnu Dev also gave the blessing of marrying Vrinda in her next incarnation to compensate for his misconduct. Thus, this legendary tale led to such an auspicious ceremony of Tulsi marriage!

Amazing Facts about Tulsi Vivah

Tulsi Mata is known to signify spiritual purity. Hence, her wedding with Vishnu Dev depicts the Lord’s love for purity. Guess what, the word marriage itself symbolizes the mingling of a soul with God and experiencing total oneness!

Did you recognize that the sugarcane pavilion is additionally used to adorn Tulsi on this holy festival? You might get awestruck to get that the plant is really dressed sort of a bride close to tying the marital knot. Many people also summon a priest to perform the rituals and Puja adequately. You can also book renowned Pandits online to perform accurate Puja with zero hassles. You can also chat with an online astrologer from India.

And, one more thing. With Tulsi Vivah, it is time to bid farewell to the monsoon season and welcome the Hindu marriage season! This indicates the start of the marriage season with huge fervor after concluding the ceremony of Tulsi Vivah.

With such a wonderful union of Tulsi Mata and Lord Vishnu, let your hearts cheer with joy while celebrating the occasion. We wish you a life crammed with happiness, peace, prosperity, and good health!

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Neeraj Kumar

About Neeraj Kumar

An astrology enthusiast, avid writer, and content curator who loves to see how stars predict fortune beyond this metaphysical world.

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