Lord (parandhama) who is in yoga nidra on paalkadali (mighty milky ocean) wakes up on this day, Utthana Ekadasi. This is why Karthika masam is known to be a month of thejas (light/glow). All devathas (Indra, Varuna, Surya, Agni, Vayu… and all others) long to be seen by Lord as
Source: JIVA Shamshabad News