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Vaikunta Ekadasi 23 December 2012

Mokshada Ekadashi is observed during the waxing phase of the moon in the month of November – December. The importance of this Ekadasi was narrated to Yudhishtira by Lord Krishna and is found in the Brahmanda Purana. Fasting and observing this Ekadasi helps in destroying all the sins. In 2011, the date of Mokshada Ekadashi is December 6. Ekadasi fasting is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed twice in every Hindu month.
There is a popular belief that observing Mokshada Ekadasi will help in granting heaven to dead forefathers. Legend has it that King Vaikanasa, a popular ruler, once had a dream that his father was in hell. The King found himself helpless as he could not help his father with all his power and riches. Soon he took the advice of Parvata Muni, who had the knowledge of past, present and future.
Parvata Muni found that the father of King Vaikanasa had committed some sins and as a result he was suffering in hell. To help his father the Saint asked him to observe Moksada Ekadasi.
Soon the king, his wife and relatives observed Mokshada Ekadashi and saved the King’s father from hell.
All the normal rules associated with Ekadasi fasting is observed on the day.


June 30, 2012 – Devshayani Ekadashi – Sayana Ekadasi - Ashadi Ekadasi


Devasayani Ekadasi, also known as Sayana Ekadashi, occurs during the shukla paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Ashada month (June – July). In 2012, the date of Devasayani Ekadasi is June 30. Devashayani Ekadasi is also known as Hari Sayan Ekadasi as it is believed that Lord Vishnu goes to sleep after this Ekadasi as it is the night of devas with the beginning of Dakshinayana. Ekadasi Fasting is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and falls on the 11th day of a lunar fortnight in traditional Hindu Calendar.

Devasayani Ekadashi is popularly known as Ashadi Ekadasi in Maharashtra and it marks the end of the Pandarpur Yatra. The Chaturmas (four Hindu holy months) and the Chaturmasa Vrata also begins in some regions on Sayana Ekadasi.

Thousands of devotees also take a holy dip in Godavari River on the day and pay obeisance to Lord Rama at Kala Ram temple.

The importance of Sayana Ekadasi was explained to Sage Narada by Lord Brahma. Lord Krishna narrated about the greatness of it to Yudhisthira, the eldest of the Pandavas. The glory of Devasayani is mentioned in the Bhavisyottara Purana.

It is believed that those who observe this Ekadashi is blessed with peace and happiness. Even hearing about it is considered highly auspicious. Interestingly, Devasayani Ekadashi is observed as a mark of pure devotion and there is not desire or fulfillment of material gains.

Those who fast on the day do not eat rice or food prepared using rice. All the normal rituals associated with Ekadasi fasting is followed. Devout devotees of Vishnu start the preparation of Chaturmas Vrata from this day..

June 15, 2012 Yogini Ekadasi


Yogini Ekadashi occurs during the waning phase of the moon in the Hindu month of Ashadha (June – July) as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. In 2012, the date of Yogini Ekadashi is June 15. The importance of this Ekadasi was explained to Yudhisthira by Lord Krishna. Fasting on this Ekadashi helps in overcoming the remorse caused by sins committed and also helps in achieving ‘moksha.’
The significance of Yogini Ekadasi is mentioned in Brahma Vaivarta Purana. The Purana narrates the tale of a gardener named Hemamali who overcame a curse, which made him a leper, by observing a fast on Yogini Ekadasi. The gardener was instructed by sage Markandeya about the Ekadashi.
A fast on this day is believed to help in washing away the sins committed and in leading a pious life.
All the usual rules associated with Ekadasi fasting are observed on the day. The fast begins with the sunrise on Ekadasi day and ends with sunrise on the next day

Bhim Ekadasi May 31, 2012


Bhim Ekadasi, also known as Nirjala Ekadashi, is observed during the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Jyeshta month. In 2012, the date of Bhim Ekadasi is May 31. This Ekadasi is dedicated to Bhima, the second among the Pandavas. It is believed that observing Bhim Ekadasi is equal to observing all the 24 Ekadasis.
Ekadasi fasting is observed on the 11th day of a fortnight in a traditional Hindu calendar and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Legend has it that once Bhima, the second among the Pandava brothers, wanted to find a solution to fast on Ekadasi by consuming food and he went to Sage Vyasa to find a solution. Bhima could not control hunger and therefore it was impossible from him to observe Ekadasi fasting.
Veda Vyasa advised Bhima to observe Nirjala Ekadasi falling in the Shukla Paksha of Jyeshta Month. It has the benefits of observing all the 24 Ekadasis in a year.
Bhim Ekadasi fasting is very tough and different from the usual Ekadasi fasting method. Devotees do not drink water on the day. Neither do they eat anything for the entire day. The fasting is from sunrise to next day (Dwadasi) morning sunrise.