Vishnu Sahasranama Jayanti, Bhishma Ekadashi Vratam

Vishnu Sahasranama Jayanti is the most auspicious day during when Vishnu Sahasranamam was revealed by Bhishma to Pandavas. In fact Bhishma pitamaha was united with the Lord on Bhishmashtami day. Before his last breath, Bhishma prayed to the Lord with 1000 names of Vishnu and those names have become famous after his death.

But, this Magh Shukla Ekadasi has become popular as Vishnu Sahasranama Jayanti. Vishnu Sahastanama Jayanti 2017 date is February 7.

Vishnu Sahasranama stotram is the most chanted or recited stotram dedicated Lord Vishnu. This prayer of 1000 names of the Lord is chanted on all Ekadasi vratas.

Bhishma Ekadashi vratam is one of the most observed Ekadasi fasting. This festival is known as Jaya Ekadasi in North India and Bhoumi Ekadasi in Orissa.

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