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"Ekadashi" is a written work by Subhadra Kumari Chauhan.
Ekadashi, also spelled as Ekadasi, is the eleventh lunar day of the shukla or krishna paksha of every lunar month in the Hindu calendar. In Hinduism and Jainism it is considered a spiritually beneficial day. Scriptures recommend observing an fast from sunrise on the day of Ekadashi to sunrise on the day following Ekadashi. Hindu scriptures teach that it is especially important to avoid all beans and all grains on this day because on the day of Ekadashi these two foods are contaminated by sin, one should eat only fruits and vegetables and milk products on this day . The Ekadashi day is recognized as the best of all days to fast because it is on this day of the moon phase in which the rays of the moon actually nourish the subtle nerves and feelings of the heart.
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The word Ekadashi refers to the eleventh day of both the waxing moon phase and the waning moon phase. In each month, these two days have the same numerical energies and are the auspicious days to observe fasting and other austere acts of healing. In Vedic numerology, each number contains a specific elemental potential, or Shakti. The number eleven represents the...
In 36 Volumes. Delhi by S. C. Bhatt, Gopal K. Bhargava
Nirjala Ekadashi : Nirjala Ekadashi is an important Hindu festival and is observed on the 1 1th day of the bright half in the month of Jeth. It is also called Bhimsaini Ekadashi because of the following legend. Puranmashi : According to the calendar, a lunar month is the interval between two new moons, about 29/14 days. The word Puranmashi literally means 'end of month' and it stands for the full -moon night.
•Ashadhi Ekadashi is a festival of Lord Vittal Rakumai of Pandarpur in the North of India. •Guru Pournima is the feast of the Guru, the day sage Vyasa completed dictating the Vedas. •Krishna Janamasthami is the birthday of Lord Krishna, a divine incarnation). •Onam is a festival of Kerala where King Bali gave three steps to the divine incarnation called Vamana.
Who Shares Your Grief (2005)
by Raj buddhiraja
Nirjala Ekadashi means a fast without having water on the eleventh day of fortnight of bright moon. SLOW WINDS OF HAND-FANS / 143 And l feel that 65 Slow Winds Of Hand-Fans.
Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2006)
by Constance Jones, James D. Ryan
ekadashi 147 J In March 1973 in Gopeshwar, Uttar Pradesh, a sports equipment factory marked trees near the village for harvesting. The villagers encircles the trees, as had the Bishnois before them, and provided a human shield against deforestation. The strategy was repeated in several villages in the Himalayas, creating the Chipko movement, which exists today as a grassroots ecodevelopment movement. Both the Bishnoi and the Chipko movements demonstrate how ...
English-Gujarati, Gujarati-English by Sonal Christian
The full moon day of the Kartika month, with its preceding eleventh (ekadashi) day is called the Dev-Diwali. It also marks ...
by Hamlet Bareh
Ekadashi Jugi — Mourning observed for 11 days. b) Masya Jugi — Mourning observed for a mash, that is 30 days. 2) Halwa Jugi — Agriculture (instead of weaving). 3) Ranrej Jugi — Dyeing cotton thread. 4) Kambulejugi — Tripura Communities 259.
Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary, English and Hindustani by Duncan Forbes
varasit ekadashi, f. the eleventh day " of the lunar fortnight. s. J**** gaTfüuff ehādhipati, m. sole and "absolute monarch. aikādhipatya ...
by Manohar Sajnani
The tribal in character, a fair at the temple is held during Magh Shukla Ekadashi to Magh Shukla Purnima. Just near the Baneshwar temple is the Vishnu temple which was reportedly constructed in Samwat 1850 (1793 A.D.) . Banswara ...
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- The Meaning of Jaya Ekadashi
What is the meaning of Ekadashi? How to celebrate it? And especially: What is the meaning of Jaya Ekadasi? Live recording of a talk in Sivananda Ashram ...
- Ekadashi Katha & What is the definition of Prema by Sriman Pran Govinda Prabhu 02 06 2013
Ekadashi Katha & What is the definition of Prema by Sriman Pran Govinda Prabhu 02-06-2013.
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