Apara Ekadashi 2016When is Apara Ekadashi
Jeshtha Krishna Ekadashi is known as Apara Ekadashi. Observing fast on this Ekadashi washes away the sins of the Vrati. ( click here to know the date of falling Apara Ekadashi and other Ekadashis.)
Apara Ekadashi Vrat Vidhi :-
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(1) The person who wants to observe Apara Ekadashi fast should get up early in the morning on Dashami Tithi, a day before Ekadashi.He should take a bath and perform his daily routine. He should have a single meal on Dashami Tithi.
(2) On Ekadashi , no meal is taken. (But if health does not permit, one should take some fruits and milk.) In the night the Vrati should hear the religious discourses or read religious books.
(3) On Dwadashi Tithi, the Vrati should break the Vrat after feeding the Brahmins and giving them some Dan.
Importance of Apara Ekadashi Vrat:-
Ekadashi Tithi is considered as a very pious Tithi. It is believed that Ekadashi Vrat is very beneficial. Observing Ekadashi Vrat eradicates the sins of the Vrati.
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May this Apara Ekadashi fulfill your wishes and bring you joy, peace and prosperity.
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