Nirjala Ekadashi 2016

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Nirjala Ekadashi is on Thursday 16th, June in 2016. Nirjala Ekadashi occurs on the eleventh day of the Shukla Paksha according to Hindu Lunar Calendar. Nirjala Ekadashi occurs in the Jaista or Jyesta month as per Hindu Calendar. Nirjala Ekadashi occurs in the May Or June. Nirjala Ekadashi fast begins on Ekadasi sunrise and ends on next day (Dwadashi) sunrise. Nirjala Ekadasi fasting is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu.

Nirjala Ekadashi Procedure:

Nirjala Ekadasi is one of the strictest fast in Hindu religion and among all Ekadasis. Ekadashi is a sacred day, according to the positions of Moon, two Ekadashi's take place every month in the Hindu calendar. Ekadashi fast is observed on every eleventh lunar day. In one month, two Ekadashi fasts are observed. One Ekadasi fast occurs during the Shukla Paksha (bright half) and second one occurs during the Krishna Paksha (dark half). A fast is to be observed on Ekadashi day by all Hindus. During Ekadashi, do not drinking water fast is ideal that is Nirjala Ekadasi. In accordance with the Hindu religion, the day of Ekadashi is considered to be religiously beneficial. The occasion of Ekadasi is considered to be the most auspicious among various fasts.

Nirjala Ekadashi 2016
Nirjala Ekadashi 2016
Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat:

On the auspicious of Nirjala Ekadashi devotees will woke up early and finishes their regular activities and observe fast on whole day chanting the Lord Vishnu mantra's like stotram, Astakam, Lord names. In accordance with the Hindu Scriptures, it is extremely essential to avoid the consumption of grains and cereals on the day of Ekadashi. Nirjala means 'without water'. Vishnu devotees who observe this fast does not drink water and does not eat food while fasting on the day. Observing Nirjala Ekadashi fasting provides the benefit of all the other Ekadashi's observed in a year.

Nirjala Ekadashi Significance:

The Significance of Nirjala Ekadashi fasting is explained by Sage Vyasa to Bhimasena (the second brother in Pandava). Nirjala Ekadashi is the most beneficial in all other twenty four Ekadashi's. Nirjala Ekadashi is also known as Pandava Ekadashi and Bhima Ekadashi. Except Bhima other 4 brothers of pandava's and droupadi observed the Ekadashi fasting but bhima was unable to control the intake of food So, he asked Sage Vyasa for the solution. Vyasa explained about Nirjala Ekadashi and this one is equal importance of all other twenty four ekadashi's.


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