Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat, Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat vidhi, how to observe Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat, Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat procedure…
Mokshada Ekadashi is popularly celebrated in a festive manner as Gita Jayanthi. As per the traditional Hindu lunar calendar, in the month of Margashira, during the waxing phase of the moon (Shukla Paksha), Ekadashi falls on the 11th day is known as Mokshada Ekadashi.
According to the Gregorian calendar, in the month of November or December, this date corresponding fall.
Among the Hindu devotees, this Ekadashi is also known as Mauna Ekadashi that is being silent for the whole day without talking to anyone. This particular act of being silent and performing all ritual is regarded to be one of the most important ones for the direct forgiveness of all sins and evil deeds committed during the earlier life. It is to be noted that as the name suggests, Mokshada Ekadashi large assists in attaining liberation or Moksha.
Most of the Hindus indulge in reading Gita during this particular month. Family members with relatives and friends sit together and a person read it with great devotion and dedication. They also indulge in reciting Vishnu Sahasranamam, Mukundashtakam and the Bhagavad Gita during the evening hours just before the sunset at home and at temples.
Those who are observing this particular Vrat or fasting strongly refrain from having food made with beans, grains and rice. This day is largely dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This Ekadashi is strictly practiced as per the rules and regulations of other Ekadashi’s mentioned in the Vedic texts and scriptures. Most of the Vrat observers visit the nearest temple for worship and conducting rituals.