Ekadashi September 2019 dates

Ekadashi in September 2019 are – Parivartini Ekadashi & Indira Ekadashi. In September 2019, Ekadashi dates are – September 9 & September 25. Ekadashi vrat, the most auspicious vrat dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is observed on every 11th day in each fortnight. Details of Ekadashi Vrat in September 2019 Parivartini Ekadashi (Parsva Parivartana Ekadashi, Vamana Ekadashi, […]

Masala Food on Ekadashi – consume or avoid?

Masala Food on Ekadashi – consume or avoid? It is highly recommended not to purchase any kind of masala powder from shops as these powdered have sufficient quantity of grains in it. It is greatly advised to use home-made masala powders without any grains in it for preparing dishes on the auspicious day of Ekadashi. […]

Ekadashi August 2019 | Ekadashi Fasting dates

Vishnu and Lakshmi

Ekadashi fasting is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Vishnu puja. It is observed on every 11th day of Hindu month. Ekadashi August 2019 dates are: August 11 & 26 August 2019 (Putrada Ekadashi Ekadashi & Aja Ekadashi). Pavitra Ekadashi / Pavitropana Ekadashi / Putrada Ekadashi – 11 August 2019 August 11 is Pavitra Ekadashi Vrat […]

Kamika Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Kamika Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story is given here. Kamika Ekadashi Vrat Katha is mentioned as a conversation between Lord Krishna and King Yudhishtira. Kamika Ekadashi Vrat katha goes like this…. Yudhisthira Maharaj said, “Oh Sri Krishna, I would like to hear from You the glories of the Ekadashi that occurs during the dark fortnight (Krishna […]

Kamika Ekadashi 2019 | Kamika Ekadasi Vrat

Kamika Ekadashi vrat is observed in Krishna Paksh or dark half in Shravan month (July – August) as per North Indian Hindi Panchang. In 2019, Kamika Ekadashi date is July 28. It falls in Ashada month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu Panchanga. Kamika Ekadasi is one of the most important ekadasi vrata gives the […]

Pavitra Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Pavitra Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story During the early Dwapara Yuga, King Mahijith ruled over the large Mahishmith kingdom and was adjudged the best ruler. He performed all prescribed vedic rituals for a king, took good care of his people like a father. However, he had no son to succeed him. He summoned all the Brahmins […]

Pavitra Ekadashi 2019 | Pavitropana Ekadashi

Pavitra Ekadashi (Pavitropana Ekadashi, Putrada Ekadashi) is observed on Ekadashi in Shukla Paksha of Shravan Month as per all lunar calendars of India. In 2019, Pavitra Ekadashi, Pavitropana Ekadashi date is August 11. It is one of the great Ekadashi vrata among all 24 Ekadashi observed in Hinduism. Glories or merits or benefits of this […]

Ekadashi July 2019 dates

Ekadashi fasting or Ekadasi vrata is an auspicious Vishnu puja observed on every eleventh day in both fortnights of a Hindu month. Ekadasi July 2019 dates are – July 12 (Devshayani Ekadashi) and July 28 (Kamika Ekadashi). Devshayani Ekadashi – 12 July 2019 Devshayani Ekadashi falls (July 12, 2019) in Shukla Paksha of Ashada Month […]

Yogini Ekadashi 2019 date, Time

Yogini Ekadashi is observed on Ekadasi day in Krishna Paksha of Ashada maas in North Indian Hindi calendar. In 2019, Yogini Ekadasi date is June 29. It falls in Jyeshta Krishna Paksha Ekadashi as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. It corresponds with Krishna Paksha of Ashada month of North Indian Hindi calendars. In […]

Ashadi Ekadashi 2019 | Ashadhi Waari Ekadashi

Pandharpur Vittala

Ashadi Ekadashi, also spelt as Ashadhi Ekadashi, is the most important Ekadasi vrata observed as first Ekadashi. It falls on eleventh day in bright half of Ashad Maas. In 2019, Ashadi Ekadashi date is July 12. Also popular as Devshayani Ekadashi or Sayana Ekadasi or Harisayani Ekadashi or Harivasara Ekadasi, Ashadi Ekadasi marks the celebration […]

Devsayani Ekadashi 2019 | Devashayani Ekadashi | Shayana Ekadashi 2019

Ananta Sayana Vishnu

Devsayanai Ekadasi (Shayana Ekadasi, Tholi Ekadasi or Maha Ekadasi or Ashadi Ekadasi) is observed on Shukla paksha Ekadashi in Ashada month. In 2019, Devsayani Ekadashi date is July 12. This is observed as Tholi Ekadashi (first Ekadasi) or Maha Ekadasi or Pedda Ekadashi (big Ekadasi) in Andhra Pradesh. It is celebrated as Jagannath Maha Ekadashi […]

Kaliyadalana Ekadashi 2019

Kaliyadalana Ekadashi is one of the famous Ekadashi festivals celebrated at Puri Jagannath Temple, Odisha. In 2019, Kaliyadalana Ekadashi date is August 27. Kaliyadalana Ekadashi is observed in the Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada Month as per Odiya calendar. This Ekadashi coincides with Annada Ekadashi (Aja Ekadashi) in North Indian Purnimant Panchang and Amavasyant calendars followed […]

Ekadashi June 2019 dates | Ekadasi Vrata in Jyeshta & Ashada Month

Ekadashi or Ekadasi vrata is an auspicious vrat dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is observed on 11th day of Shukla and Krishna Paksha in each month. Ekadasi June 2019 dates are – June 13th & June 29th (Nirjala Ekadashi vrat and Yogini Ekadashi). Nirjala Ekadashi – 13 June 2019 Nirjala Ekadasi is also known as […]

Nirjala Ekadashi 2019

Nirjala Ekadasi or Nirjal Ekadashi, also known as Pandava Ekadasi or Bhimsen Ekadashi, is observed on Ekadashi day in Shukla paksha of Jyeshta month. In 2019, Nirjala Ekadashi date is June 13. Nirjala Ekadashi vrat katha ore legend, significance and spiritual importance are mentioned in the Brahma Vaivarta Purana. Nirjala Ekadashi vrat fasting makes devotees […]

Significance of Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat fasting (Health Benefits of Nirjala Ekadashi)

Among the 24 Ekadashi fasting, 23 Ekadashi fasting is normal fast from cereals, grains and beans but Nirjala Ekadashi is total fasting from the above said food items and including fasting from water. It is to be highly noted that on every Ekadashi is highly recommended complete fasting from food and water. Nirjala Ekadashi is […]

Ekadashi Foods – Food items to consume on Ekadashi Vrata

Ekadashi Foods – Food items to consume on Ekadashi Vrata.. what are the various food items to eat on Ekadashi vrata? Clean ingredients means those item that are only used on Ekadashi days and not on any other day, these items are clean salt, clean sugar and clean oil. It is highly advised to keep […]

Flours, Pseudo grains as Ekadashi Food?

The list of flours and Pseudo grains that may be used on Ekadashi is provided here.. On the days of Ekadashi, according to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, only certain flours and pseudo grains that may be used for consumption on these auspicious days. They are as follows: Rajgira atta or Amaranth Flour, this […]

Pandava Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Pandava Ekadashi Vrat Katha, story of Pandava Ekadashi Vrat is mentioned in Mahabharata. The legend of Pandava Ekadashi is associated with Bhimsen and Sage Veda Vyasa. As per the Mahabharata, once Bhimasena asked Sage Veda Vyasa about the importance and significance of Ekadasi fasting. Veda Vyasa explained him the benefits and merits of Ekadashi fasting. […]

Apara Ekadashi in 2019 | Achala Ekadashi

Apara Ekadashi or Achala Ekadasi, is an important Ekadasi vrata observed in Jyeshta month in North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2019, Apara Ekadasi date is May 30. This is also known as Vaishakh Vadi Ekadasi (Ekadashi that falls in Krishna paksh in Vaishakh Month). Apara Ekadasi vrat katha, legend, importance, and spiritual significance were mentioned […]

Pandharpur Ekadashi 2019

Pandharpur Yatra Ashadi Ekadashi

Pandharpur Ekadashi 2019, When is Pandharpur Ekadashi in 2019? Importance of Pandharpur Ekadashi, religious significance of Ashadi Ekadashi & Kartik Ekadashi.. In 2019, Pandharpur Ekadashi date is July 12. Though every Ekadashi in Pandharpur is celebrated with great pomp, Ashadi Ekadashi and Kartik Ekadashi have great significance. Among these two, Ashadi Ekadashi has got even […]