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Apara Ekadashi 2014

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Apara Ekadashi fasting is observed on Saturday 24th May in 2014. Apara Ekadashi occurs on the eleventh day of the Krishna Paksha according to Hindu Lunar Calender. Apara Ekadashi occurs in the Vaisaka month as per Hindu Calender. Apara Ekadashi occurs in the May Or June. Apara Ekadashi also called Aachala Ekadashi. Apara Ekadashi fasting is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu.

Apara Ekadashi 2014

Ekadashi is a sacred day, according to the positions of Moon, two Ekadashis 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, a waterless fast is ideal. However those unable to fast may take liquids. 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.

Ekadashi 2014 Vrat

On the auspicious of Apara 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.

The Significance of this Apara Ekadashi was explained to Yudishitira by Lord Krishna. This vrat is also mentioned in Brahmanda Purana like all other Ekadashi. So, observing this Ekadashi fast will be same benefits like all other Ekadashi. 

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