Apara Ekadashi is a fasting day for Hindus that is observed on the ‘ekadashi’ (11th day) of the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight of moon) in the Hindu month of ‘Jyeshtha’. It is believed that by observing Apara Ekadashi vrat all the sins of the person will be washed away. This ekadashi is also popular by […]
Mohini Ekadashi is observed on the ekadashi (11th day) during the Shukla Paksha. This ekadashi is observed by all Hinduism followers as it helps in washing away all the sins committed by a person, including those from his/her previous births.
Amalaki Ekadashi or Amalaka Ekadashi is a Hindu holy day, celebrated on the 11th day (Ekadashi) of the waxing moon, in the lunar month of Phalgun (February–March). It is a celebration of the amalaka or amla tree (Phyllanthus emblica), known as the Indian gooseberry.
Vijaya Ekadashi, occurs during the waning phase of moon (Krishna Paksha) in February – March. In 2017, the date of Vijaya Ekadashi is February 22. The greatness of this Ekadasi is mentioned in the Skanda Purana and observing of Vijaya Ekadasi helps in removing all the guilt associated with sins committed and also helps in […]
The date of Shattila Ekadashi in 2017 is January, 23. Shattila Ekadashi never let the devotees feel the shortage of food, wealth, and prosperity. Consuming and donating the sesame seeds are important rituals of Shattila Ekadashi. Some other names with which Shattila Ekadasi is famous among the people are: Shat-Tila Ekadashi, Stilla Ekadashi, Sattila Ekadashi, and Tilda […]
Putrada Ekadashi is observed two times in a year. Ekadashi during Paush Shukla Paksha and Ekadashi during Shravan Shukla Paksha are known as Putrada Ekadashi. Putrada Ekadashi during Paush month is more popular in North Indian states while people in other states give more importance to Putrada Ekadashi during Shravana month. Ekadashi Tithi Begins = 07:52 […]