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 […]

Bhimsen Ekadashi

Bhimasena Ekadashi is observed on the eleventh day during Jyeshta masa Shukla paksha. Nirjala Ekadashi or Bhimsani Ekadashi is considered to be most auspicious and beneficial day to observe Ekadashi Vrat. Date of Nirjala Ekadashi in 2019 – When is Pandava or Bhimsena Ekadasi observed? Nirjala Ekadashi is observed on the eleventh day of first […]

Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Legend of Nirjala Ekadasi

Nirjala Ekadasi, also known as Pandava Ekadashi or Bhimsena Ekadasi, is observed in Shukla Paksha of Jyeshta month. Nirjala Ekadasi vrat katha or legend of Nirjala Ekadashi is mentioned in the Padma Purana and Mahabharata. As per the Mahabharata, once Bhimasena asked Sage Veda Vyasa about the importance and significance of Ekadasi fasting. Veda Vyasa […]

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 […]

Ekadashi May 2019 dates

Ekadasi or Ekadashi vrata is an auspicious vrat dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is observed on eleventh day of both fortnights in each month. Ekadashi May 2019 dates are – May 15 (Mohini Ekadashi) and May 30 (Apara Ekadashi). Mohini Ekadashi – 15 May 2019 Mohini Ekadashi falls in Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh Month of […]

Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Varudhini Ekadasi, is an auspicious Ekadasi vrat observed on Krishna Paksha in Vaishakh month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. It coincides with Krishna Paksha Ekadashi of Chaitra month as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, and Marathi Panchangams. Varudhini Ekadashi Vrat Katha…. Shri Yudhishthira Maharaj offering obeisance to Lord Vasudeva asked to describe the merits and influence about […]

Mohini Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Mohini Ekadashi is an auspicious Ekadashi Vrata which falls in Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh Month (May) as per all Hindu lunar calendars (Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, Marathi and other North Indian Hindi calendars). Generally, it falls in Chithirai Masam – Vaigasi Masam in Tamil calendar, Meda Masam – Edava Masam in Malayalam calendar and Baisakh – […]

Mohini Ekadashi 2019 | Vaishakh Shukla Ekadashi

Mohini Ekadasi is observed on Vaishakh Shukla paksha Ekadashi day, eleventh day in bright fortnight of Vaishakh month. In 2019, Mohini Ekadashi date is May 15. Smarta Ekadashi – 14 May 2019 Vaishnava Ekadashi – 15 May 2019 The time of breaking fast on Dwadashi, 16 May 2019 (Ekadashi Vrata Paaran Time) is – 5.43 […]

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 […]

Ekadashi Foods – Tomatoes, Vegetables, Sesame Seeds, Oils, Dal?

Ekadashi Foods – Tomatoes, Vegetables, Sesame Seeds, Oils, Dal? According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, there are certain ingredients that are largely categorized as belonging to the grey department. A devotee has his or her own discretion to directly or indirectly consume them or not. It is also felt to one’s own opinion […]

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 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. […]

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 […]

Tilda Ekadashi Vrat Katha

There lived a pious Brahmain lady at Satya Yuga who was too devotional and generous. Her donations included clothes, money and jewels rather than food items, which was for a particular reason. Lord Vishnu was eager to help this devotee and hence he visited her, pretending himself to be a Brahmin. He asked for food […]

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 […]