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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rama Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Rama Ekadashi Vrat Katha, story of Rama Ekadashi Vrat. What is the legend of Rama Ekadashi? Rama Ekadashi Vrat Katha is associated with King Muchakunda, her daughter Chandrabhaaga. Yudhishthira Maharaj once asked Lord Krishna to impart him real knowledge about “Ekadashi”, which actually falls on the dark fortnight (Krishna Paksha) in the month of Kartik […]

Pashankusha Ekadashi Story, Vrat Katha

Pashankusha Ekadashi Story, Vrat Katha. Pashankusha Ekadashi legend, story of Pashankusha Ekadashi Vrata. What is the story of Pashankusha Ekadashi Vrata? Pashankusha Ekadashi, the day of lotus-naveled Lord Padmanabha, in the Brahma Vaivatra Purana, has been explained as the most auspicious occasion of the highest merit which removes all the sins. On the request of […]

Putrada Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Here is the story of Putrada Ekadashi – Putrada Ekadashi Vrat Katha….  On the request of Maharaja Yudhisthira, who wished to know the significance of the holy day of Ekadashi, Lord Arjuna narrates the story of the pious vrat. He told that there was a king in the Dwapara Yuga, named Mahijit who was the […]

Pavitra Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Pavitra Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story During the early Dwapara Yuga, King Mahijith ruled over the large Mahishmith kingdom and was adjudged the best ruler. He performed all prescribed vedic rituals for a king, took good care of his people like a father. However, he had no son to succeed him. He summoned all the Brahmins […]

Kamika Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

Kamika Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story is given here. Kamika Ekadashi Vrat Katha is mentioned as a conversation between Lord Krishna and King Yudhishtira. Kamika Ekadashi Vrat katha goes like this…. Yudhisthira Maharaj said, “Oh Sri Krishna, I would like to hear from You the glories of the Ekadashi that occurs during the dark fortnight (Krishna […]

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. […]

Trisprusha Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Trisprusha Ekadashi Vrat Katha, story of Trisprusha Ekadashi Vrat is mentioned in Mahabharata. The legend of Trisprusha 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. Listening to that, […]

Jaya Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

It is said by Yudhisthira Maharaja to the lord shree Krishna. Once, Lord Shree Krishna said to yudhishtira about Jaya ekadashi, which obliterates all kinds of sinful reactions and demonic influences affecting the spirit soul.  Long time ago Lord Indra who was ruling his celestial kingdom, use to drink ambrosia in the forest of Nandana. […]

Parivartini Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Parsva Ekadashi

Lord Vishnu cosmic sleep

Parivartini Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story of Parivartini Ekadashi Vrat is given here. The legend of Parsva Ekadashi is associated with the Vamana Avatar of Lord Vishnu and the demon Mahabali. Since, Lord Vishnu during Yoganidra of Chaturmas vrat changes his position of sleep from left side to right side, this Ekadashi is also referred to as […]

Annada Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

The story of Annada Ekadashi is one which tells us of the famous king Harishchandra who fasted on the day of Annada Ekadashi. The king was a man of integrity and truth but had lost his kingdom as well as his queen and his son. He then becomes a guard that was employed by a […]

Achala Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Here is the story of Achala Ekadashi – Achala Ekadashi Vrat Katha….  Achala Ekadashi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Jyeshta Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Vaishakh Month as per Amavasyant Panchangams followed as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Calendars. Once upon a time Lord Krishna was queried by Kind […]

Parama Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Here is the story of Parama Ekadashi – Parama Ekadashi Vrat Katha….  Once upon a time a Brahmin named Sumedha lived with his wife in the city named Kampilya. The said Brahmin couple was pious and had full faith in the almighty. However they were very poor yet they greeted guests with food and remained hungry by […]

Apara Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Here is the story of Apara Ekadashi – Apara Ekadashi Vrat Katha….  Apara Ekadashi is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Jyeshta Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Vaishakh Month as per Amavasyant Panchangams followed as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada Calendars. Once upon a time Lord Krishna was queried by Kind Yudhisthira […]