Shravana Putrada Ekadashi : woman this fast with blessings of child , Know its importance.
In the month of Paush, Shukla Paksha Ekadashi is called Shravana Putrada Ekadashi. In this vow, the hair form of Lord Hari Vishnu is worshiped. This fast is considered rewarding for attaining the son. Destined couples must do this fast for child happiness.
Son comes two times in the year of Ekadashi. Once in the month of Paush and the second time in the month of Savan. This time it is on 29th December. By keeping the fast of Son Ekadashi, the child is protected from the coming troubles. By keeping this fast from law, human beings become scholars and successful. This fast should be done with holy mind. Do not lie to anyone, nor hurt anyone’s heart.
The rules of this fast should be followed from the night of Dasamati date. Dashee should not eat after sunset and should sleep in the meditation of Lord Shri Vishnu in the night. After getting up from the sunrise in the morning, after retiring from the routine action, bathing ganga water should be bathed in water. In this fast, rice and grains should not be used. The destined couple should worship Lord Hari Vishnu together. In this vow, the Brahmins must give food and donation to Dakshina.
The faster should eat pure food without garlic, onion on the Dasami day. On the day of Ekadashi, worshiping Shri Narayana should be worshiped and should be given light by retiring from the bath nights. The one who is fasting should do his work while meditating on God, following the celibacy of mind and speech from the day of Dasami.