Tulsi Vivah is a Hindu festival that celebrates the symbolic marriage of Tulsi, the sacred basil plant, with Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. The festival is observed on the Dwadashi Tithi of Shukla Paksha in the month of Kartik.
Date and Time
In 2023, Tulsi Vivah will be celebrated on Friday, November 24th. The Dwadashi Tithi will begin at 9:01 PM on November 23rd and end at 7:06 PM on November 24th. The auspicious Muhurat for the Puja will be from 1:54 PM to 2:36 PM on November 24th.
The Shubh Muhurat for Tulsi Vivah 2023 is as follows:
- Date: Friday, November 24th
- Time: 1:54 PM to 2:36 PM
- Tithi: Dwadashi Tithi, Shukla Paksha, Kartik
The Tulsi Vivah Puja is a simple ritual that can be performed at home. The following are the basic steps involved in the Puja:
- Prepare the Puja space by cleaning and decorating it.
- Place a Tulsi plant in the center of the Puja space.
- Place an image of Vishnu or a Vishnu murti in front of the Tulsi plant.
- Gather the Puja samagri, including flowers, incense, camphor, and ghee.
- Perform the Sankalp, or invocation, to declare the purpose of the Puja.
- Offer prayers to Vishnu and Tulsi.
- Perform the Vivah ceremony, which involves tying the Tulsi plant to the Vishnu murti.
- Offer Prasad to Vishnu and Tulsi.
Tulsi Vivah is a festival that celebrates the union of the divine feminine and masculine energies. It is also a time to pray for blessings of peace, prosperity, and happiness.
In Hindu mythology, Tulsi is considered to be the embodiment of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. She is also a symbol of purity and devotion. Vishnu is the god of preservation and is often depicted as a protector of the universe.
The marriage of Tulsi and Vishnu is a symbolic representation of the union of these two divine energies. It is a reminder that the divine feminine and masculine energies are complementary and essential to the balance of the universe.
Tulsi Vivah is a popular festival in India and is celebrated by Hindus of all castes and creeds. The festival is a time for families and friends to come together and celebrate the sacred union of Tulsi and Vishnu.