Mokshada Ekadashi is observed on the 11th lunar day of the Hindu month of Margashirsha according to Hindu Calender and this year it falls on 30th November. People observe a 24-hour fast in honour of the avatar of Lord Vishnu, Shri Hari Krishna on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi. They believe with doing the ritual of Mokshada Ekadashi, they will get rid of all their sins and achieve moksha or liberation after death. On this Day Lord Krishna gave the holy sermon of the Bhagavad Gita to the Pandava prince Arjuna. And this day is also celebrated as Gita Jayanti.
Significance of Mokshada Ekadashi
Why are you wasting time by thinking? Whom do you fear? Who can kill you? The soul does not take birth and does not die … this is only a fraction of the essence of the Shri Bhagwat Gita. Then think a once, how much knowledge will be filled in the entire Bhagwat Gita.
On this day Lord Krishna gave Arjuna, the knowledge of the Bhagwat Geeta in Kurukshetra ground. This day is also called as a day of salvation. Mokshada Ekadashi comes to Margashrish Shukla Ekadashi. Geeta is not just a book, but it is a living form of the teachings and Its teachings are still as relevant as it was in the past. Hence Geeta Jayanti is celebrated in Hindu religion. People will get, freedom from the known unknown problems of life if they follow the lesson of Geeta.