10 Avatars of Vishnu.the last avatar is Kalki, who will ride a white horse to slay demons in the end times - sound familiar?
In Brahmanda Purana, Lord Vishnu says that a person, who observes a fast on this Ekadashi gets vast wealth, releases himself from all kinds of sins and attains liberation. Also, observing the formalities on the day is highly purifying than donating one thousand cows in charity to a pure Brahmin. On this great day by revering the first physician of the Vedas, Lord Dhanvantri, the twelfth avatar of Lord Vishnu all physical, mental and psychological problems are averted.
Vaikunta Ekadashi - "Vaikunta ekadashi is an auspicious day dedicated to lord Vishnu. Aani Shukla Ekadashi(the 11th day of Aani month - according to the Tamil calender) is the day when Lord Ranganathan enters enters into a state of shayana(rest) for four months"! Read more here: http://www.subbuskitchen.com/2010/12/vaikunta-ekadashi.html#.UNbu8eTqmws
Tomorrow is the day to observe Papmochani Ekadashi. Mythology claims that a young sage by the name of Medhavi, in order to relieve his sins, he observed the Papmochani Ekadashi and kept a fast in honour of Lord Vishnu. Devotees, too, follow the same traditions to observe a fast and chant Lord Vishnu's mantras to relieve them of their sins. #PurityOfPrayer
Amalaki Ekadashi 2016 Lord Vishnu is one of the most significant Gods in Hinduism. He is also known as Narayana and Hari. He is the supreme god and the peace-loving deity of the Hindu Trinity. Lord Vishnu is the Preserver or Sustainer of life. The reason for devotees to celebrate and observe this day is that Lord Vishnu is believed to reside in this tree. Devotees seek the divine blessings of Lord Vishnu on this specific day. https://astrodevam.com/festivals-of-india-amalaki-ekadashi.html
VAIKUNTA EKADASI - Vaikunta ekadashi is an auspicious day dedicated to lord Vishnu. Aani Shukla Ekadashi(the day of Aani month - according to the Tamil calender) is the day when Lord Ranganathan enters enters into a state of shayana(rest) for four months.
Mokshada Ekadashi is celebrated tomorrow, 30th November 2017, on the eleventh day of the bright phase of the moon (Shukla Paksha Ekadashi). Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, this day is believed to be highly beneficial for a devotee for attaining Moksha (liberation) and be taken to the abode of Lord Vishnu after his/her death. This festival is also referred to as Mauna Ekadashi, as devotees abstain from talking for an entire day.
SAPHALA EKADASHI. This ekadashi falls on the eleventh day of the Krishna paksha of the Hindu month of Margashirsha or Agrahayana. Devotees fast for a day and worship Lord Vishnu while sanyasis and others praying for moksha fast for two days while chanting the sahasranam of Vishnu.
Amalaki Ekadashi is observed in honour of Lord Vishnu between Maha Shivratri and Holi. Also known as Amalaka Ekadashi, it is celebrated on the Ekadashi of the Shukla Paksha in Phalgun month. The significance of observing a fast on this day can be traced to the ancient Hindu scriptures. Worshipping Lord Vishnu on this day under an amla tree is considered highly auspicious. A day-long fast is observed on Amalaki Ekadashi. #PureDevotion
Things to do on Gauna Jaya Ekadashi 👉Take early morning bath, preferably before sunrise. 👉After taking bath, offer your prayers to Lord Vishnu. 👉If possible, you should take a onetime simple meal or fruits and milk on this day. 👉You must avoid consuming grains, cereals, beans & spices. Avoid consuming alcohol & non-vegetarian food on this day. 👉In the evening, chant Narayana aarti. On this auspicious day venerate ten divine forms of Lord Vishnu to attain all sorts of benefits in life.
Prabodhini Ekadashi, also known as Devutthana Ekadashi, it is the beginning of the fast in honour of Lord Vishnu. The ritual involves a ceremonial marriage of the Tulsi plant to Lord Vishnu as He is considered to be Tulsi's husband.
***Prabodhini Ekadashi*** On this auspicious day Lord Vishnu wakes up from his sleep after a four month period. Worship Lord Vishnu on today and offer poojas to him. Prabodhini Ekadashi is also known as Dev Uthani Ekadashi and Devutthana Ekadashi.