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MokshadA EkAdasii

The Ancient History of Mokshada Ekadasi from Brahmanda Purana:Yudhishthira Maharaj said, “O Vishnu, master of all, O delight of the three worlds, O Lord of the entire Universe, O creator of the world, O oldest personality, O best of all beings, I offer my most respectful obeisances unto You.     “O Lord of  lords, for the […]

Mohini Ekadassi

Mohinii EkAdasii In the Mahabharata there’s a story of Dhrishthabuddhi that is told. Then there’s a mention of the vrata called Vaisakh vrata that removes all sin. There it suggests to observe a fast by eating once per day after noon for one month (Mahabharata Anusasana parva, chapter 106.)It also refers to Vaishakhsuklaikadasivrat known as […]

Vaikunta Ekadassi

The Vedic literatures describe that as one moves towards the higher planetary systems of this universe, time dilates, in the sense that the time span increases. One day on earth is many years on the lower planetary systems. Similarly, one year of earth is equal to a single day (and night) of heavenly planets. Time […]