Shattila Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Shattila Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Shattila Ekadashi vrata is associated with a pious Brahmin lady in Satya Yuga… And the story goes like this…. There lived a pious Brahmain lady in Satya Yuga who was too devotional and generous. Her donations included clothes, money and jewels rather than food items, which was for a […]

Durvasa, Ambarisha: Story of Ekadashi Vrat Paaran on Dwadashi

The story of Sage Durvasa and the King Ambarisha tells the importance of Ekadashi Vrat Paaran (Ekadashi fast breaking) on Dwadashi day. The story also tells the Mahatmya of Durvasa Muni… Being of the Amsha of Maha Deva, Maharshi Durvasa was stated to be of extremely short temper. An interesting happening was narrated by Sage […]

Shattila Ekadashi 2019 | Shadtila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadashi

Shattila ekadashi, Shad Tila Ekadashi, Tilda Ekadasi or Tiladaana Ekadashi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Magh month in traditional North Indian calendar. In 2019, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 31. Sat-tila Ekadasi corresponds with the Krishna Paskha Ekadasi of Paush month or Pushya masam as per Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka calendars. […]

Rukmanga Katha, Story of King Rukmanga (Ekadashi Vrat Story)

Rukmanga Katha: Story of King Rukmanga, Ekadashi Vrat Story. Ekadashi legend is also associated with King Rukmanga of Surya Vamsha. Story of Rukmanga, Ekadashi. As ‘Ekadashi’ or the eleventh day of any month is stated to be a special day for worship of Vishnu, observance of of ‘Upavas’ (Fasting), Puja and Vrata are stated to […]

Saphala Ekadashi 2019 date

Safala Ekadashi, Saphala Ekadasi, is observed on Paush Krishna Paksha Ekadasi day as per North Indian calendars. In 2019, Saphala Ekadashi date is 1 January and 22 December. This Ekadasi falls on Krishna Paksha Ekadasi of Margashira month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu calendars. Saphala Ekadashi vrat helps devotees to attain success in […]

Ekadashi January 2019 dates

Ekadashi vrat is the most meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Ekadashi vrat in January 2019 are – Saphala Ekadashi, Pausha Putrada Ekadashi and Shattila Ekadashi. Here are the dates and timings of Ekadashi vrat in January 2019 (as per Indian Standard Time). Tuesday, 1 January 2019 – Saphala Ekadashi This Ekadasi falls on Krishna […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Katha, Story

Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Katha, Story of Vaikunta Ekadashi is associated with Nammalwar, one of the famous devotees of Lord Vishnu as per the Puranas. Vaikunta Ekadashi Vrata Katha  The Vaikunta loka, Lord Vishnu’s abode, has two classes: Karya Vaikuntham and Karana Vaikuntam. All the maharshis (sages), gods, and all the devotees are allowed into Karya […]

Uttara Dwara Darshanam on Vaikunta Ekadashi (Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam)

What is the importance of Uttara Dwara Darshanam on Vaikunta Ekadashi (Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam)? The story associated with Uttara Dwara Darshanam on Vaikunta Ekadashi On Vaikunta Ekadasi in all Vaishnava temples, devotees visit the Lord from Uttara dwara (Northern entrance of the temple is opened only on Vaikunta Ekadasi). It is also mentioned as ‘Swargadwara Ekadasi’. […]

Vaikunta Ekadasi at Vittalapuram Panduranga Vittaleshwara Temple in Tamil Nadu

Vaikunta Ekadasi is observed on Margali Ekadashi or the Ekadashi day during Margazhi month as per the traditional Tamil calendar. In 2018, Vaikunta Ekadasi date is December 18. Vaikunta Ekadasi is celebrated in a grand manner in Vittalapuram Panduranga Vittaleshwara Temple in Tamil Nadu. The 500-year old Lord Panduranga Vittalaeshwara temple at Vittalapuram village is […]

Mukkoti Ekadashi 2018

Mukkoti Ekadashi is observed on Dhanurmasa Ekadashi or the 11th day of Dhanurmasam. In 2018, Mukkoti Ekadashi dates are December 18 | December 19. This festival is celebrated with lot of fervor at Vishnu temples in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. December 18, 2018 – Smarta Mokshada Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi) December 19, 2018 – Madhva, Vaishnava Mokshada Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi) […]

Utpatti Ekadashi 2018

Utpatti Ekadashi, Uthpatti Ekadasi or Utpanna Ekadashi, is observed on 11th day of Krishna Paksha in Margashirsha month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2018, Utpatti Ekadashi date is December 3. It falls in Krishna Paksha in Kartik month for Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. This Ekadasi vrat is associated with the birth […]

Ekadasi December 2018 dates, Ekadashi Vrata Fasting

Ekadashi in December 2016 are utmost meritorious. In December Ekadasi vrata dates are: December 10 & December 24. Both these Ekadasi are observed in Margashirsha month as per Amavasyant calendars (Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada & Konkan Panchang). As per Purnimant North Indian Hindi calendars, Mokshada Ekadashi falls in Margashirsha Month and Saphala Ekadashi falls in Poush Month. Utpatti Ekadashi – […]

Utpanna Ekadashi 2018 | Uthpanna Ekadasi Vrata

Utpanna Ekdashi, Utpatti Ekadasi, is observed in Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Margashira masam or Margasirsha month. In 2018, Utapanna Ekadasi date is December 3. This Ekadashi commemorates the demolition of demon Murasura by Lord Vishnu and it is associated with the birth of Ekadasi Mata. When Lord Vishnu was sleeping, demon Mura planned to kill […]

Utpatti Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Utpanna Ekadashi

Utpatti Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Utpanna Ekadashi, Utpatti Ekadashi story, Utpanna Ekadashi Vrat Katha… There is an interesting story in Bhavishyottara Purana. Arjuna asks Lord Sri Krishna about the importance of Ekadashi Vrata. While explaining the importance of Ekadashi Vrata, Lord Sri Krishna mentions that no pious deed in this world, not even performing […]

Utpanna Ekadashi Vrat Vidhi | Procedure of Utpanna Ekadashi Pooja

How to observe Utpanna Ekadashi Vrat, Utpatti Ekadashi vrat Procedure, Utpanna Ekaashi Vrat Vidhi, how to do Utpatti Ekadashi Vrat puja? Utpatti or Utpanna Ekadashi is observed on eleventh day in dark fortnight of Margashirsha Month / Kartika Month. This article gives you a glimpse of Utpanna Ekadasi vrat procedure and tells you how to observe this […]

Mokshada Ekadashi 2018 | Mauna Ekadasi Vrat

18 December 2018 is Mokshada Ekadashi, Mauna Ekadasi. Vaishnav Gauna Ekadashi is on 19 December 2018. It is observed on Margashirsha Shukla Ekadasi, the eleventh day in the light fortnight of the Margashira month (November – December). Mokshada Ekadasi is popularly observed as Gita Jayanthi. On this day the prominent Hindu scripture Bhagvad Geeta was taught by […]

Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Mokshada Ekadashi is explained here.. The story about Mokshada Ekadashi is narrated by Lord Krishna to the Pandava King Yudhishtira in the Brahmanda Purana. The story of Mokshada Ekadashi goes like…. Once, a saintly king called Vaikhanasa ruled in the city of Champakanagar with total compassion treating the subjects […]

Triprayar Ekadashi 2018 | Thriprayar Ekadashi Vrata

Triprayar Ekadasi or Thriprayar Ekadashi is observed on Ekadashi day in the Vrischikam month of Malayalam calendar. In 2018, Triprayar Ekadashi date is December 3. The festival is celebrated for 14 days in Triprayar Sri Rama Temple near Thrissur town of Kerala. During the Ekadashi, a procession of Saasta takes place. Thriprayar Sri Rama temple […]

Prabodhini Ekadashi 2018 | Bodhini Ekadasi

Prabodhini Ekadashi, also known as Bodhini Ekadasi, is observed on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi. In 2018, Prabodhini Ekadashi date is November 19. 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 […]

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 […]