Papamochani Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Here is the Papamochani Ekadashi Vrat Katha.. There is a garden named Chaitrarath in Swarglok, where almost all Devtas go for relaxation and the rishis perform penance to please the Almighty. One day, Kamdeva wanted to take revenge on Rishi Medhavi and decided to disturb his penance. He sent Manjughosha, a dancer to distract the Rishi […]

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 […]

Vijaya Ekadashi 2018

Vijaya Ekadasi is an auspicious day celebrated during the Krishna Paksha in Phalguna or Falgun month (February – March) in North Indian Hindi calendar. In 2018, Vijaya Ekadashi date is February 11. It coincides with Krishna Ekadashi in Magha Month as per Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada calendars. It falls in Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar, Kumbha […]

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 […]

Shattila Ekadashi 2018 | 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 2018, Shattila Ekadashi date is January 12. Sat-tila Ekadasi corresponds with the Krishna Paskha Ekadasi of Paush month or Pushya masam as per Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka calendars. […]

Ekadashi January 2018

Ekadashi vrat is the most meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Ekadashi vrat in January 2018 are – Shadtila Ekadashi and Jaya Ekadashi. Here are the dates and timings of Ekadashi vrat in January 2018 (as per Indian Standard Time). Friday, 12 January 2018 – Shat-Tila Ekadashi (Tilda Ekadashi) It falls in Krishna Paksha of […]

Mukkoti Ekadashi 2017

Mukkoti Ekadashi is observed on Dhanurmasa Ekadashi or the 11th day of Dhanurmasam. In 2017, Mukkoti Ekadashi dates are January 8 & December 29. This festival is celebrated with lot of fervor at Vishnu temples in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In 2017 on January 8, this famous Ekadashi vratam falls on Pushya masa Shukla Paksha Ekadashi as per Telugu & Kannada […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefits of chanting Ekadashi names

According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, “Once during Tapobhoomi Namishaaranya Thirth, eighty eight thousand rishis and Muni participated. Shri Ved Vyas, the chief Pandit Sutji was perfectly seated in between the 88000 Rushi Muni such as a Moon present in between the nine lakh stars. All the Hindu devotees asked with dedication and […]

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 […]

Mokshada Ekadashi 2017 | Mauna Ekadasi Vrat

30 November 2017 is Mokshada Ekadashi, Mauna Ekadasi. 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 Lord Sri Krishna to Arjuna during the Kurukshetra war. […]

Triprayar Ekadashi 2017 | Thriprayar Ekadashi Vrata

Triprayar Ekadasi or Thriprayar Ekadashi is observed on Ekadashi day in the Vrischikam month of Malayalam calendar. In 2017, Triprayar Ekadashi date is December 13. 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 […]

Utpanna Ekadashi 2017 | Uthpanna Ekadasi Vrata

Utpanna Ekdashi, Utpatti Ekadasi, is observed in Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Margashira masam or Margasirsha month. In 2017, Utapanna Ekadasi date is November 14. 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 […]

Ekadashi November 2017 dates | Ekadashi Vrata Fasting

Ekadasi November 2017 dates are given here. In November 2017, both the Ekadashi vrata are highly meritorious. Utpatti Ekadashi (November 14, 2017) and Mokshada Ekadashi (November 30, 2017) are observed in this month. Utpatti Ekadashi – 14 November 2017 Utpatti Ekadasi (Utpanna Ekadasi) falls in Krishna Paksha of Karthik maas in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu & […]

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 […]

Bada Ekadashi

Bada Ekadashi is an auspicious day observed in Puri Jagannath Temple. In 2017, Bada Ekadashi date is October 31. 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.. […]

Prabodhini Ekadashi 2017 | Bodhini Ekadasi

Prabodhini Ekadashi, also known as Bodhini Ekadasi, is observed on Kartik Shukla Ekadashi. In 2017, Prabodhini Ekadashi date is October 31. 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 […]