Of the numerous Hindu festivals, Tulsi Vivah festival, a significant Tulsi Pooja, is carried out by the worshippers of Tulsi/basil plant.
The worship of Tulsi, is one of the significant aspects related to one’s dailyprayers in a Hindu household, be it, the inmates are worshippers of Siva or Vishnu.
Every pious household, has a Tulsi Vrindavan in their courtyard and does Tulsi ppoja every morning & evening. Apart from one’s daily worship of Tulsi, Tulsi Vivah festival-a pooja attributed to Tulsi is performed annually.
Tulsi Pooja, owing to Tulsi Vivah festival, falls in the month of (October-November), in the month of Karthika, observed on three different dates.
The festival is observed usually on Ekadashi, on the day after Diwali, or on the day after Ekadashi, which, is Dwadashi. Some also observe on Karthik Purnima (full moon day in the month of Karthika)