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Mokshada Ekadashi 2017: Know more about Time, Significance and Vrat Vidhi

Mokshada Ekadashi 2017: Know more about Time, Significance and Vrat Vidhi
Written by Shilpi Gupta

Mokshada Ekadashi is a holy day for Hindu religion, falls on the 11th lunar day of the month of Margashirsha (Agrahayana), according to Hindu Calender. It is observed in the month of November or December, this year Mokshada Ekadashi falls on 30th November. Many Hindu devotees, particularly Vaishnavas observe a fast for the whole day in honor of Lord Krishna. As the name itself indicates, Mokshada Ekadashi, Hindu people believe that if the observed fast on this day the will get the Moksha after death. Mokshada Ekadashi is a highly auspicious day dedicated to the worship of Lord Krishna who is the avatar of Lord Vishnu, and the help to get rid of all our sins and to achieve moksha after death.

Ekadashi starts = 12:21 on 29/Nov/2017
Ekadashi Ends = 10:56 on 30/Nov/2017

As described in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, the Mokshada Ekadashi is celebrated on the same day of Gita Jayanti, which is known to be the day when Lord Krishna gave the Bhagavad Gita to the Pandva, Arjuna.

The devotees observe the fast for the full day complete fast from sunrise and dawn the next day of Mokshada Ekadashi. People who cannot fast they only vegetarian food, especially fruits, vegetables, milk products and nuts. However, eating rice, beans, pulses, garlic, and onions is prohibited on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi.

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.

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