Dev Uthani Ekadashi, also known as Prabodhini Ekadashi, is a Hindu festival that marks the end of the four-month-long Chaturmas period, during which Lord Vishnu is believed to rest. This year, it will be observed on Thursday, November 23, 2023. On this day, Lord Vishnu is said to awaken and people perform various religious rituals to mark the occasion. Devotees observe a fast and offer prayers to Lord Vishnu. They also take a holy bath and perform various charitable acts. This day is considered auspicious for beginning new ventures, especially marriages, and people often tie the knot on this day.