Tulsi Vivah is a Hindu ceremonial marriage of the Tulsi plant (holy basil) to the Lord Vishnu. It’s believed that Lord Vishnu married to goddess Tulsi on Prabodhini Ekadashi (also known as Devotthan Ekadashi). This year, Tulsi Vivah 2020 will be observed on Thursday, November 26, 2020. The Tulsi Vivah signifies the end of the monsoon and the beginning of the wedding season in Hinduism.
Tulsi Vivah 2020 date and time
- Tulasi Vivah Date – Thursday, November 26, 2020
- Dwadashi Tithi Begins – 05:10 AM on Nov 26, 2020
- Dwadashi Tithi Ends – 07:46 AM on Nov 27, 2020
Tulsi Vivah rituals and significance
The ceremonial wedding of Goddess Tulsi and Lord Vishnu is performed anytime between Prabodhini Ekadashi and Kartik Poornima. The day varies regionally. On the day of event, the ritual marriage of the Tulsi plant is performed with god Vishnu, in the form of the holy black colored Shaligram stone, which is regarded as the husband of Tulsi. The devotees keep fast on the Tulsi Vivah day until evening when the ceremony begins.