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Ekadashi

Aamalki Ekadashi

King Maandhata asked Vashishta Muni, “O Muni, how can one achieve emancipation from life and death?” Muni replied, “O King, the outcomes of following the vrat of Aamalki Ekadashi once helped a hunter achieve

Apara Ekadashi

Apara Ekadashi takes place on Vaishaak Vad 11. On one occasion King Yudhistir enquired to Lord Krishna, “O Krishna, please enlighten me with the importance of keeping vratt on Apara Ekadashi?” The Lord

Dev Prabhodhini Ekadashi

Dev Prabhodhini Ekadashi is referred to as the King of all Ekadashi’s. On this day of Kartik Shud 11, many auspicious events took place in the Swaminarayan Sampraday mentioned as below:

Jaya Ekadashi

It states in Padma Puran that keeping the vratt of Jaya Ekadashi earns immense benediction for anyone. The rewards include the fulfilment of desires, destruction of great sins and ultimately, help one to progress on the path of salvation.

Kaamda Ekadashi

Kaamda Ekadashi takes place on Chaitra Sud 11. The Ekadashi contributes to fulfilling the wishes of devotees and removes one’s sins. In the Varaha Puran, Vyas Muni narrates the story of Lalit and Lalita. Once in the city

Kamika Ekadashi

Kamika Ekadashi falls on the 11th day of the dark half in the month of Ashadh. Bhagwan Shree Krishna narrates to King Yudhisttir, “O King, in the dialogue of Lord Brahma to Naradji (depicted in Brahmvaivratt Puran), the vratt of

Mohini Ekadashi

Mohini Ekadashi takes place on Vaishakh Vad 11. Mohini Ekadashi donors great benefits to all human beings to live happily in this life and the next. Observing the ekadashi vratt on this day helps achieve peace, honour

Mokshda Ekadashi

Mokshda Ekadashi arrives on Maghshar Sud 11. “Moksh” means Salvation and ultimate peace. Moksha can only be given by God Himself. But the supremacy of Mokshda Ekadashi can release one from the severe sufferings of life and deaths

Nirjala Ekadashi

Nirjala Ekadashi falls on Jeth Sud 11. The vratt of Nirjala Ekadashi is described and illustrated in the Mahabharat and Padma Puran. Nirjala Ekadashi falls on Jeth Sud 11. The vratt of Nirjala Ekadashi is described and illustrated in the Mahabharat

Padma Ekadashi

The 11th day of the bright half of Ashadh is known as Padma Ekadashi (more commonly known as Devshayani Ekadashi). It is

Papmochni Ekadashi

Papmochni Ekadashi arrives in the month of Fagan Vad 11. This Ekadashi is the giver of wealth and the destroyer of many sins. The greatness of keeping vrat on this Ekadashi is depicted in Bhavishya Puran. In

Putrada Ekadashi

Putrada Ekadashi, also known as Sunanda Ekdashi, arrives on the eleventh day of the month Posh. The meaning of the Putrada, as the name implies – “Putra” means child and “da” means giver. Observance of this Ekadashi

Safala Ekadashi

Safala Ekadashi takes place on Maghshar Vad 11. In Brahmand Puran, Shree Krishna says to Yudhistir, “By following the vratt of Ekadashi, I become easily pleased compared to someone spending thousands of money on performing

Shatila Ekadashi

Shatila Ekadashi (also known as Tilda Ekadashi) takes place on the eleventh day of Krishnapaksh in the month of Posh. “Til” means sesame seeds (commonly known as “Tal”). “Da” means to donate. Hence on this day, one has

Utpati Ekadashi

“Utpati” means create, emerge or appear. Everything has been created by the Supreme Almighty. And there are reasons explained in the scriptures for the various creations of things in this universe. Even God

Varuthini Ekadashi

Varuthini Ekadashi arrives on Chaitra Vad 11. Observing a full fasting vratt on this day is rewarded with happiness in this world and the next. This vratt is the destroyer of all sins and elevates the observer on the path to ultimate salvation

Vijya Ekadashi

King Yudhistir enquires to Shree Kirshna, “O Prabhu, please enlighten me with the importance of keeping the vrat of Vijya Ekadashi.” Lord Shree Krishna replies, “O King, Brahma has explained to Naradji in detail

Yogini Ekadashi

Yogini Ekadashi falls on Jeth Vad 11. The vratt of Yogini Ekadashi is described in detail in the Brahmvait Puran. Shree Krishna expressed to King Yudhistir, “O King! Yogini

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