By Swami Harshananda
Tulasivivaha literally ‘marriage of Tulasī with Hari or Viṣṇu’.
On this day ceremonial marriage of the Tulasī plant with Lord Hari is performed. In some homes, images of Hari and Tulasi are kept from the navamī to ekādaśi and ceremonially married on the 12th.
- It is the twelfth day in the bright fortnight of the month Kārttika or October/November
- It is the hole basil.
- It is the 9th day to 11th day.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore