What is Ekadashi (एकादशी ) | Meaning
According to Hindu Mythology s the eleventh day or tithi of the shukla or krishna paksha of every month in the Hindu calendar. Ekadashi is also known as Gyaras.
Significance of Ekadashi
Ekadashi is measured as a time of immense power that’s why in Hindu mythology there is great importance of doing Lord Vishnu puja and vrat on Ekadashi. Also taking dip in Holy River is considered as washing out all your sins.
Ekadashi Fast Benefits (Vrat)
On Ekadashi day moon in fact nurture the subtle nerves and feelings of the heart so it’s very auspicious to keep fast on Ekadashi. Also visiting the Vishnu temple is very auspicious.
Ekadashi Calender 2016 | Dates of Ekadashi Days in 2016
Ekadashi falls twice in a month. Following are the Ekadashi dates for 2016:
|6||January||(Wednesday)||Vaishnava Saphala Ekadashi|
|20||January||(Wednesday)||Pausha Putrada Ekadashi|
|4||April||(Monday)||Gauna Papmochani Ekadashi|
|1||July||(Friday)||Gauna Yogini Ekadashi|
|14||August||(Sunday)||Shravana Putrada Ekadashi|
|11||November||(Friday)||Gauna Devutthana Ekadashi|