thriprayar ekadashi 2018 – Prominence of visiting triprayar sri rama temple
highlights of annual festival held at triprayar sri rama kshethra – Thriprayar ekadashi
According to hindu mythology it is believed the ekadashi is the great vrata among all, devotees take part in ekadashi to achieve the blessings of lord vishnu. ekadashi is well celebrate in mahavishnu temples. thriprayar ekadashi is one of the noted event in kerala that usually falls in malayalam month vrichikam. on the ekadashi day the procession of lord rama takes place by using more than twenty one elephants.
procession of prime deity on elephant is the star high light of triprayar ekadashi, it taken out from the sanctum and carried for the procession on elephant, dasami day is the previous day before ekadshi, on the dasami day the procession of lord ayyappa also takes place at the temple.some special rituals performed on that particular day in the temple. thriprayar ekadashi is the part of 14 day annual festival annually holds in the temple. thriprayar ekadashi celebrates as a very colorful event in the temple every year.
Except lord rama there are also some sub deities exist in the tripryar temple. ekadashi is well celebrated day in all other vishnu temples. ekadashi day appeared in 1eleventh day of malayalam calendar. ekadashi day is actually a great representaion of the devotion to lord vishnu, according to the hindu legends, ekadashi vrata is the greatest penance among all other vratas in hindu manners. fasting on the ekadashi day considered a the great penance, devotees will follows some strict rule as per hindu legends as the part of ekadshi fasting, it will take for one day.
things to do in ekadashi day:-
1. fasting is very important thing
2. visit a vishnu temple after bath on morning
3. drink the water boiled in osimum sanctum
4. do the chanting of vishnu sahasranama in evening time
5. sleep only on the floor on the particular day of ekadashi
2018 triprayar ekadashi date:- 3rd December, Monday