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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Significance of Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat fasting (Health Benefits of Nirjala Ekadashi)

Among the 24 Ekadashi fasting, 23 Ekadashi fasting is normal fast from cereals, grains and beans but Nirjala Ekadashi is total fasting from the above said food items and including fasting from water. It is to be highly noted that on every Ekadashi is highly recommended complete fasting from food and water. Nirjala Ekadashi is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 – […]

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 […]

Importance of Amla Tree for Ekadashi Vrata

Amla Tree

Importance of Amla Tree for Ekadashi Vrata. Amla is a very nutritious fruit and great religious significance has been attached to it. Amla fruit is very dear to Lord Vishnu and its use on the auspicious day of Ekadashi brings unmatched virtue. A person who regularly eats amla enjoys a long life. The following tale adequately […]

Child Born on Ekadashi tithi – Effects, Impact

Child Born on Ekadashi tithi – Effects, Impact. What is the effects or impact if the child born on Ekadashi tithi? What if you were born on Ekadashi day? How will be your future.. career, health, marriage, children, financial development, education, etc..? Importance of Ekadashi tithi in Hindu calendar Ekadashi is the eleventh tithi in any Paksha (Shukla Paksha […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ekadashi 2021 | Ekadashi Vrat 2021 dates

Ekadashi Vrat is the most auspicious day dedicated to Lord Vishnu Puja. Ekadashi is observed on eleventh day of every fortnight of the Hindu month (Shukla Paksha & Krishna Paksha). Some Ekadashi vratas are differed by a day for Smartha, Vaishnava and Gauna sect of Hindus. Smarta people observe Ekadashi on the day during which […]

Papankusha Ekadashi Vrat Katha, Story

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

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 […]