Ekadasi Archive

Putrada Ekadasi

Yudhisthira Maharaja said, “O Madhusudana, O killer of the Madhu demon, please be merciful to me and describe to me the Ekadasi that occurs during the light fortnight of the month of Sravana [July-August].” The Supreme Lord, Sri Krsna, replied, “Yes, O king, I shall happily narrate its glories to you, for just by hearing

Never Eat Grains on Ekadasi

It is stated in the Padma Purana: bhuyo-bhuyo drdha vani sryatam syata janah na bhoktavyam na bhoktavyam na bhoktavyam harer dine “O human beings, please listen, I tell you repeatedly with steadfast determination, please never eat any grains on the Day of Lord Hari (Ekadasi day, the Lord’s appearance day like Janmastami day etc.). Please

Vijaya Ekadasi

Yudhisthira Maharaja said, “O Lord Sri Krsna, O glorious son of Vasudeva, please be merciful to me and describe the Ekadasi that occurs during the dark fortnight of the month of Phalguna [February-March].” Lord Sri Krsna replied, “O Yudhisthira, O king of kings, gladly shall I tell you about this great fast, known as Vijaya

Padmini Ekadasi

Sūta Gosvāmi said, “Yudhiṣṭhira Mahārāja said, O Janārdana, what is the name of the Ekādaśī that occurs during the light fortnight of the extra, leap year month? How does one observe it properly? Please narrate all this to me.’ “The Supreme Personality of God, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, replied, „O Pāṇḍava, the meritorious Ekādaśī that occurs