Mohini Ekadashi 2021 | Vaishakh Shukla Ekadashi

Mohini Ekadasi is observed on Vaishakh Shukla paksha Ekadashi day, eleventh day in bright fortnight of Vaishakh month. In 2021, Mohini Ekadashi date is May 22|23. Smarta Ekadashi – 22 May 2021 Vaishnava Ekadashi – 23 May 2021 The time of breaking fast on Dwadashi, 4 May 2020 (Ekadashi Vrata Paaran Time) is – 1.30 […]

Ekadashi April 2021 | Ekadashi Vrata dates in April 2021

Ekadashi is an auspicious Vishnu vrata observed in both fortnights of each month (Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha). Ekadashi April 2021 dates are: April 7 & April 23 (Papamochani Ekadashi & Kamada Ekadashi). Papamochani Ekadashi – April 7, 2021 This Ekadashi day falls on Falguna Krishna Paksh in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. This […]

Amalaki Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Here is the story of Amalaki Ekadashi – Amalaki Ekadashi Vrat Katha….  Amalaki Ekadashi falls in Shukla Paksha of Phalgun Month, 12th and the last month in Hindu calendar. King Mandhata once told Vasishtha Muni – “Oh great sage, be merciful and let me know about a holy fast which can benefit me to come up in […]

Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2021

Lord Vishnumurti

Putrada Ekadashi (Pausha Putrada Ekadashi) is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Pausha Month (Pushya Masam) in all Hindu calendars. Putrada Ekadasi is celebrated two times – in Shravan Month & Paush Month. In 2021, Pausha Putrada Ekadashi date is January 24, Sunday. This year, Putrada Ekadasi falls in Thai Masam in Tamil calendar, Makaram Month in Malayalam calendar […]

Ekadashi January 2021 dates

Ekadashi vrat is the most meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Ekadashi vrat in January 2021 are – Saphala Ekadashi, Pausha Putrada Ekadashi and Shattila Ekadashi. Here are the dates and timings of Ekadashi vrat in January 2021 (as per Indian Standard Time). Saturday, 9 January 2021 – Saphala Ekadashi This Ekadasi falls on Krishna […]

Mokshada Ekadashi 2020 | Mauna Ekadasi Vrat

25 December 2020 is Mokshada Ekadashi, Mauna Ekadasi. Vaishnav Gauna Ekadashi is also on 25 December 2020. 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 […]

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 […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi, 25 December 2020 | Mukkoti Ekadashi

25 December 2020 is Vaikunta Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi). In 2020, it is second Vaikunta Ekadashi. 6 January 2020 was also be celebrated as Vaikunta Ekadashi, Mukkoti Ekadashi, Swargavathil Ekadashi or Pausha Putrada Ekadashi. Vaikunta Ekadashi falls in Margazhi Masam in Tamil calendar, Dhanu Masam in Malayalam calendar and Paush Month in other Hindu calendars followed […]

Vaikunta Ekadashi Upavasam | Why observe Fasting on Vaikunta Ekadashi?

Lord Vishnu cosmic sleep

The Importance of observing fast during Vaikuntha Ekadashi is mentioned in the Puranas. According to legend, once,when the great demon Murasura fights with Lord Vishnu, a female form emerged from the body of Lord Vishnu, and burnt Murasura into ashes with her powers. Lord Vishnu, was very much satisfied with the female form, and he […]

Mukkoti Ekadashi 2020

Mukkoti Ekadashi is observed on Dhanurmasa Ekadashi or the 11th day of Dhanurmasam. In 2020, Mukkoti Ekadashi dates are January 6 and December 25. This festival is celebrated with lot of fervor at Vishnu temples in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. January 5, 2020 – Poush Putrada Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi) December 25, 2020 – Mokshada Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi) […]

Kaisika Dwadasi in Tirumala Tirupati Temple – 27 November 2020

Kaisika Dwadasi (Utthana Dwadasi, Ksheerabdhi Dwadashi) is a big celebration in Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara swamy Temple. In 2020, Kaisika Dwadasi date is November 27. In view of Kaisika Dwadasi festival, the TTD cancels arjitha sevas like Kalyanotsavam, Arjitha Brahmotsavam, Unjal seva, Vasanthotsavam and Sahasra Deeplankara seva in Srivari Temple. Suprabhatham, Thomala seva and Archana will […]

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 December 2020 dates, Ekadashi Vrata Fasting

Ekadashi in December 2020 are utmost meritorious. In December 2020, Ekadasi vrata dates are: December 10-11 & December 25. 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. Utpanna […]

Triprayar Ekadashi 2020 | Thriprayar Ekadashi Vrata

Triprayar Ekadasi or Thriprayar Ekadashi is observed on Ekadashi day in the Vrischikam month of Malayalam calendar. In 2020, Triprayar Ekadashi date is December 11. 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 […]

Rama Ekadashi 2020

Lord Vishnu

Rama Ekadashi is observed on the eleventh day in Krishna Paksha during Kartik month as per North Indian calendars. In 2020, Rama Ekadashi date is November 11. 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 […]

Ekadashi November 2020 dates | Ekadashi Vrata Fasting

Ekadasi November 2020 dates are given here. In November 2020, both the Ekadashi vrata are highly meritorious. Rama Ekadashi (11 November 2020) and Prabhodhini Ekadashi (25-26 November 2020) are observed in this month. Rama Ekadashi – 11 November 2020 It falls in Kartik Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Ashwin Month according […]

Prabodhini Ekadashi 2020 | Bodhini Ekadasi

Prabodhini Ekadashi, also known as Bodhini Ekadasi, is observed on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi. In 2020, Prabodhini Ekadashi date is November 25-26. 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). 25 November 2020 – Smarta Prabhodini Ekadashi 26 November […]

Kartik Ekadashi 2020

Kartik Ekadashi (Utthana Ekadasi, Prabodini Ekadashi, Bodhini) is observed in Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. In 2020, Kartik Ekadashi date is November 25-26. Smarta Kartik Ekadashi – 25 November 2020 Vaishnava, Bhagvat Kartik Ekadashi – 26 November 2020 It is believed on this day Lord Vishnu wakes up from his four-month Yoga nidra (cosmic sleep). […]

Pashankusha Ekadashi, 27 October 2020 | Papankusha Ekadashi

Lord Vishnumurti

27 October 2020 is Ekadashi – Pashankusha Ekadashi (Papankusha Ekadashi). It falls on Ekadashi in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin Month as per all Hindu calendars. It falls in Purattasi Masam in Tamil calendar, Kanni Masam in Malayalam calendar, and Aashin Month in Bengali Panjika. Pashankusha Ekadashi is one of the Chaturmasya Ekadashi Vrathams which falls […]

Bada Ekadashi 2020

Bada Ekadashi is an auspicious day observed in Puri Jagannath Temple. In 2020, Bada Ekadashi date is November 25-26. 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.. […]