Putrada Ekadasi

Putrada Ekadasi

This Sukala-paksha Ekadasi comes after Margasirsha. The name of this Ekadasi is called Putrada Ekadasi. The name of Nanda Baba’s father and mother was Parjanya and Variyasi respectively. Both were very happy because they had five qualified sons and four of them had...
Saphala Ekadasi

Saphala Ekadasi

By the causeless mercy of Guru-pada-padma and the Rupanuga Vaishnavas we are present in the holy dhama. Ekadasi-devi comes every 15 days with special glories and help. She knows what the jivas require. She is the embodiment of Krishna’s mercy. In the winter season,...
Pasankusa Ekadasi

Pasankusa Ekadasi

Today is Pasankusa Ekadasi, and by great good fortune, we are following this vrata in Vrndavan dhama. All the Vrajavasis also follow Ekadasi. In Rama lila, in Mahaprabhu’s lila, and in all the four yugas, everyone follows Ekadasi. In this way, the sadhaka makes a...
Indira Ekadasi

Indira Ekadasi

Today is Indira Ekadasi. What is the specialty of each Ekadasi? Visnu is one, but He has many names like Madhava, Govinda, Hari, Mukunda, and so forth. The different months are named after these different names of Visnu. This is not by chance. There are twelve Devatas...
Annada Ekadasi

Annada Ekadasi

The name of Ekadasi today is Annada. After the creation of this world, Brahma prayed to the Lord how to arrange for the maintenance of all the jivas’ needs – for food, lodge, dress, everything. Lord Sri Hari smiled sweetly and told Brahma about annamaya-brahma,...
Pavitraropani Ekadasi

Pavitraropani Ekadasi

Today is Pavitraropini Ekadasi. Ekadasi’s ability to bestow fruits is glorified in various places in sastra. Many people are only attracted to her ability to easily grant freedom from sin, health, wealth, and so on. But Ekadasi-devi does not come to give these fruits....