Vaikunta Ekadashi 2017

Vaikunta Ekadashi vrata is observed on Dhanur Masa Shukla Paksha Ekadasi or on the 11th day of bright fortnight during Dhanur Masam. In 2017, Vaikunta Ekadashi dates are – 8 January and 29 December. Vaikunta Ekadashi of 8 January is Pushya Shukla Ekadasi day as per Telugu, Kannada and North Indian Hindi calendars. Vaikunta Ekadasi is […]

Putrada Ekadasi, 22 January 2013

Today, 22 January 2013 is Putrada Ekadasi. It is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Pausha Month (Pushya Masam) in all Hindu calendars. Putrada Ekadasi is celebrated two times – in Shravan Month & Paush Month. Ekadasi begins at 11.23 PM on 21 January and ends at 2.07 AM on 23 January 2013. This year, Putrada Ekadasi […]

Vaikunta Ekadasi: 23, 24 December 2012

Today, 23 December 2012 is Vaikunta Ekadasi & Mokshada Ekadasi. Also known as Mukkoti Ekadasi, Swarga Vathil Ekadasi, Vaikunta Ekadasi has great significance. Devotees visit the Presiding Deities in all Vaishnava Temples from North gate (Vaikunta Dwara / Swargadwaara / Uttara Dwaram). In many temples in Tamil Nadu including Srirangam Sriranganathar Temple, Tiruvallikeni Parthasarathi Temple […]

29 July 2012, Ekadasi (Pavitropana Ekadasi)

Today, 29 July 2012 is Ekadasi Vrat. It is known as Putrada Ekadasi, Pavitropana Ekadasi or Pavitra Ekadashi vrat. It falls in Shukla Paksha of Shravan Month. Pavitra Ekadasi Vrat Katha (Story of this Ekadasi vrat) is mentioned in the Bhavishya Uttara Purana. The story of ‘Mahajit’ is associated with this Ekadasi. On Pavitra Ekadasi, […]

9 August 2011, Putrada Ekadasi

Today, 9 August 2011 is Putrada Ekadashi (Pavitra Ekadasi / Pavitropana Ekadasi). It is one of the meritorious Ekadasi vrata as it falls in Shravan Month which is the favorite month for both: Lord Vishnu & Goddess Lakshmi. Jhulan Yatra or Jhoola festival begins on this day in many temples dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna […]

Pavitra Ekadashi or Putrada Ekadasi – Pavitropana Ekadashi 2011

Pavitra Ekadashi or Putrada Ekadasi or Pavitropana Ekadashi is observed in Shukla Paksha during the Shravan month (August). Pavitra Ekadashi 2011 or Pavitropana Ekadasi 2011 or Putrada Ekadasi 2011 date is August 9. As the name indicates Pavitra or Putrada Ekadashi is the most auspicious and sacred Ekadasi among all 24 Ekadasi Vrata observances in […]