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2018 Dev Uthani Ekadashi, Prabodhani Ekadashi Date, Puja

Amalaki Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

On the 11th Day or Ekadashi of Shukla Paksh in the month of Karthik, the festival of Dev Uthani Ekadashi is celebrated. It is also called Prabodhani Ekadashi. It is believed that on this day Lord Vishnu had woken up after a rest of four months. Hence, this day marks the end of Chaturmaas. This day is considered as a …

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2018 Utpanna Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Process of Observance

Utpanna Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

In North India, Utpanna Ekadashi falls in the month of Margashirsh but according to the Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka calendars it occurs in the Kartik month. In the Tamil calendar, the month is Aippasi while it is Thulam in the Malayalam calendar. Along with Lord Vishnu, Ekadashi Mata is also worshiped on this day. All Hindus who plan to observe …

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2018 Mohini Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Legends and Importance

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Hindu mythology believes in re-birth. Mohini Ekadashi is one of the important Ekadashis that holds great significance and importance according to Hindu Mythology. It is so called because it helps a person to get rid of all their sins that have so far been accumulated right from his previous births. Mohini Ekadashi occurs during the Shukla Paksha of Vaisakha month. …

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2018 Yogini Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Legends and Importance

Yogini Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Yogini Ekadashi is one of the auspicious occasions for Hindus to cleanse themselves of all past sins and to conduct their life in a more effective manner in the future. This day is crucial for people who are attracted towards materialism and need to be nurtured towards the path of spirituality. It is regarded as the most iconic days for …

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2018 Papankusha Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Vrat Story

Papankusha Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Papankusha Ekadashi is an auspicious Ekadashi for the Hindus, especially the Vaishnavas. It is also known as Ashwina Shukla Ekadashi. This day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the preserver of the universe. Observing fast on this day helps in abolition of all sins and attainment of heaven. The fruits obtained by tough meditations can be received by prostrating before Lord …

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2018 Devshayani Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Significance and Celebration

Devshayani Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Devshayani Ekadashi is also known by the name Ashadh Shukla Paksha Ekadashi, Ashadi Ekadashi, Hari Shayani Ekadashi, Maha-Ekadashi and Prathama Ekadashi. Chaturmas, the holy period of four months when Lord Vishnu goes to sleep usually begins after Devshayani Ekadashi. Devshayani Ekadashi Dates 2018: 23rd July, 2018 (Monday) Devshayani Ekadashi usually begins days after the Puri Rath Yatra. Padarpur Yatra in Maharashtra …

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2017 Mokshada Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Origin and Significance

Mokshada Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Mokshada Ekadashi falls on the eleventh Lunar day (hence the name Ekadashi) during the waxing phase of the moon (Shukla Paksha) in the month of Margashirsha (Agrahayana) according to the Hindu lunar calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, this is roughly in the month of November or December. Mokshada Ekadashi Dates 2017: 30th November, 2017 (Thursday) Mokshada Ekadashi: Origin and Significance …

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2018 Amalaki Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Importance, Legends

Amalaki Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Amalaki Ekadashi is observed by the Hindu devotees with utmost respect on the 11th day of waxing moon, which comes between February and March each year. Also referred to as Amalaka Ekadashi, ardent worshipers hold this day in high esteem. Indian gooseberries are worshiped on this day in an exclusive manner. Locally, a gooseberry tree bearing Latin name as Phyllanthus …

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2018 Papmochani Ekadashi Vrat, Date, Katha

Papmochani Ekadashi

Papmochani Ekadashi falls on the 11th day of fading phase of moon in Chaitra month according to north Indian Hindu calendar. This Ekadashi is the last one in all 24 Ekadashi fasts. As per South Indian calendar, it is marked on the Krishna Paksha of Phalguna month whereas it is celebrated on Krishna Paksha of Chaitra month according to the …

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2018 Kamada Ekadashi: Hindu Festival

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Kamada Ekadashi refers to the eleventh day of Shukla and Krishna Paksha of every Hindu month according to the Hindu Lunar Calendar. On these pious days the devotees worship Lord Vishnu, and they possess a strong faith that by praying and fasting on these two auspicious days, Lord would be pleased and all the sins of their lives will be …

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