Dev Utthana Ekadashi, 8 November 2019 | Prabhodini, Kartik Ekadashi

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8 November 2019 is Dev Utthana Ekadashi, Prabhodini Ekadashi, Kartik Ekadashi, Haribhodini Ekadashi, Bada Ekadashi, Garuda Ekadashi, Kaisika Ekadashi, Tulasi Ekadashi, etc.. It is also called as Dev Utthana Ekadashi. It is believed that on this day, Lord Vishnu wakes up from his Yoga Nidra (cosmic sleep). Lord Vishnu starts Yoganidra on Ashada Ekadashi (Dev […]

Prabodhini Ekadashi 2019 | Bodhini Ekadasi

Prabodhini Ekadashi, also known as Bodhini Ekadasi, is observed on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi. In 2019, Prabodhini Ekadashi date is November 8. It is also called as Dev Utthana Ekadashi. It is believed that on this day, Lord Vishnu wakes up from his Yoga Nidra (cosmic sleep). Lord Vishnu starts Yoganidra on Ashada Ekadashi (Dev Shayana […]

Kartik Ekadashi 2019

Kartik Ekadashi (Utthana Ekadasi, Prabodini Ekadashi, Bodhini) is observed in Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. In 2019, Kartik Ekadashi date is November 8. It is believed on this day Lord Vishnu wakes up from his four-month Yoga nidra (cosmic sleep). These four holy months are observed as Chaturmas vrat (Shravan month, Bhadrapad month, Ashwin month, […]

Bada Ekadashi

Bada Ekadashi is an auspicious day observed in Puri Jagannath Temple. In 2019, Bada Ekadashi date is November 8. It falls in Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Kartik Month as per Odisha calendar. This Ekadashi is also known as Hari Utthapana Ekadashi, Prabodhini Ekadashi, Haribodhini Ekadashi, Devutthana Ekadashi, Garuda Ekadashi, Yogini Ekadashi, Tulsi Ekadashi, Kartik Ekadashi, etc.. […]

Rama Ekadashi 2019

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Rama Ekadashi is observed on the eleventh day in Krishna Paksha during Kartik month as per North Indian calendars. In 2019, Rama Ekadashi date is October 24. As per Gujarati, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka calendars, Rama Ekadasi falls on Ashwayuja Krishna Paksha Ekadashi. Rama Ekadasi Vrat Katha or the legend and the significance of  this […]

Rama Ekadashi Vrat Vidhi, Procedure

Rama Ekadashi Vrat Vidhi, Procedure – here is Rama Ekadashi pooja vidhanam… Rama Ekadashi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Kartik Month (Purnimant calendars) / Ashwin Month (Amavasyant calendars). How to do Rama Ekadashi Puja? Clean the puja place and place the idols or images of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu. First install Haridra […]

Rama Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Rama Ekadashi Vrat Katha, story of Rama Ekadashi Vrat. What is the legend of Rama Ekadashi? Rama Ekadashi Vrat Katha is associated with King Muchakunda, her daughter Chandrabhaaga. Yudhishthira Maharaj once asked Lord Krishna to impart him real knowledge about “Ekadashi”, which actually falls on the dark fortnight (Krishna Paksha) in the month of Kartik […]

Ekadashi November 2019 dates | Ekadashi Vrata Fasting

Ekadasi November 2019 dates are given here. In November 2019, both the Ekadashi vrata are highly meritorious. Prabhodhini Ekadashi (8 November 2019) and Utpanna Ekadashi (22 November 2019) are observed in this month. Prabhodini Ekadashi – 8 November 2019 | DevUtthana Ekadashi It falls in Kartik Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Amavasyant […]

Prabodhini Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Prabodhini Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Prabhodhini Ekadashi is associated with the legend of demon Murasura. And the story goes like this… A demon named Mura had annihilated the entire Devas including the powerful Lord Indra. Vanquished, Lord Indra approached Lord Shiva. He was advised to approach Lord Vishnu for eliminating Mura. Lord Vishnu hearing […]

Ekadashi 2020 | Ekadashi Vrat 2020 dates | Ekadashi List

Ekadashi Vrat is the most auspicious austerity dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Ekadashi is observed on eleventh day of every fortnight of the Hindu month (Shukla Paksha & Krishna Paksha). Each Ekadashi has specific significance and importance as per the ancient scriptures. Some Ekadashi vratas are differed by a day for Smartha, Vaishnava and Gauna sect […]

Ekadashi October 2019 dates

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Ekadashi October 2019 are – Pasankusha Ekadashi & Rama Ekadashi. In October 2019, the dates of Ekadashi Vrata are – 9 October and 24 October. Ekadashi Vrat, a highly meritorious vrat of Lord Vishnu, is observed on 11th day in each fortnight of Hindu month. Pasankusha Ekadashi – 9 October 2019 Pasankusha Ekadasi falls on […]

Indira Ekadashi – Significance, Merits

Indira Ekadasi is observed in the Hindu month of Ashwin (North Indian) or Bhadrapada month. This Ekadashi falls during the Pitru Paksha. As per the vrat katha mentioned in the Brahmavaivarta Purana, Indira Ekadasi is observed for fore-fathers. Every Ekadasi fast is dedicated to get moksha for ourselves this Ekadashi is solely dedicated to provide […]

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

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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 […]