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Ekadashi

Ekadashi takes place on the eleventh day of the two lunar cycles of the month, Krishna & Shukla Paksha.

Types of ekadashi

  1. Putrada Ekadashi : This day signfies that lord vishnu gives blessing to the devotees to have children.
  2. Satilla Ekadashi : This day people donate food mainly seeds of sesam as they believe gifting food on this day brings goodness.
  3. Jaya Ekadashi : This day people do fast for getting happiness and peace blessing from lord vishnu .
  4. Vijaya Ekadashi : This day people do fast for getting blessing to become victorious in all the areas of life from lord vishnu.
  5. Amalaki Ekadashi : This day people do fast for getting rid of there past and present sins. And they also worship Amalaki tree.
  6. Papmochani Ekadashi :This day also people do fast for getting rid of there past and present sins.
  7. Kamada Ekadashi : This day people do fast to full fill all there wishes. As it is believed loard vishnu gives belessing to fulfill devotess wishes.
  8. Varuthini Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get protection from there enenmies or evils. Loard vishnu gives blessing of happiness and prosperity.
  9. Gauna Mohini Ekadashi : This day lord vishnu had taken mohini avtar and people do fast on this day to take belessing for peace and happiness.
  10. Apara Ekadashi : This day lord vishnu provide limitless blessing to there devotess and free them for all of there past and present sins.
  11. Nirjala Ekadashi : This day people do fasting where they even do not take water. so its very tough fast and very difficult as compared to other
  12. Yogini Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get prosperity , happness & peace in there life.
  13. Padma/Devashyani Ekadashi :This day is believed that lord vishnu goes in yogic sleep.
  14. Kamika Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get rid of there past and present sins.
  15. Aja Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get rid of there past and present sins.
  16. Parivartini, Vamana or Parsva Ekadashi :This day lord vishnu changes position in yogic sleep from right side to left side. Also Vamana Avatar was taken on this day so to please Vamana Avatar vishnu people do fast on this day.
  17. Indira Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get rid of their dead ancestors of the vicious cycle of birth, life and death
  18. Padmini Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get rid of there past life sins and present life sins.
  19. Parama Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get rid of birth cycle and directly move to heaven of lord vishnu named as Vaikunth.
  20. Papankusha Ekadashi :This day people do fast to get all luxuries of life.
  21. Rama Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get blessing from Lord vishnu. It is also believed that the merits of observing Rama Ekadashi are even more than performing 100 Rajasuya Yagyas or 1000 Ashvamedha Yagyas.
  22. Devathuna Ekadashi : This day lord vishnu wakes up from yogic sleep.
  23. Utapanna Ekadashi : This day people take pledge to do all ekadashis coming in the year.
  24. Mokshada Ekadashi : This day people do fast to get belssing from Lord krishna.
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