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"If a person fasts on Ekadasi, I will burn up all his sins and bestow upon him My transcendental abode....Indeed, Ekadasi is the most meritorious day for destroying all kinds of sins, and it has appeared in order to benefit everyone." *

Lord Krsna to Arjuna, Chapter 1

10 Jan 2006 Putrada Ekadasi

26 Jan 2006 Sat-tila Ekadasi

9 Feb 2006 Bhaimi Ekadasi

24 Feb 2006 Vijaya Ekadasi

10 Mar 2006 Amalki vrata Ekadasi

25 March 2006 Paap Mochini Ekadasi

9 April 2006 Kaamda Ekadasi

24 April 2006 Varuthini Ekadasi

9 May 2006 Mohini Ekadasi

23 May 2006 Achla Ekadasi

7 June 2006 Nirjala Ekadasi (Bhimseni) - most important to observe Nirjala. i.e. fasting without water

22 June 2006 Yogini Ekadasi

7 July 2006 Harishayni Ekadasi

21 July 2006 Kaamada Ekadasi

5 August 2006 Putrada Ekadasi

21 August 2006 Jaya Ekadasi

4 September 2006 Padha Ekadasi

18 September 2006 Ekadasi Shradh

3 October 2006 Pampa Kusha Ekadasi

17 October 2006 Rambha Ekadasi

2 November 2006 Prabodhini Ekadasi

16 November 2006 Uthpanna Ekadasi

1 December 2006 Mochda Ekadasi

16 December 2006 Safla Ekadasi

30 December 2006 Putrada Ekadasi

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* Foods to say NO to on Ekadasi

if one is unable to do complete fasting avoid the following

1) All grains and products containing grains
example: rice, wheat, oats, cornflour
(read labels, do research if necessary)

2) Tomatoes, eggplant, cauliflour, green leafy vegetables, baking soda, baking powder, custard, peanuts with additives (raw peanuts and other nuts without salt, are acceptable).

3) All pulses
example: all types of dhals and peas

4) Certain spices including chilli, adhrak (ginger), mustard seeds, hing (it is mixed with flour usually), haldi some other spices and spice mixes are mixed with wheat or rice flour.

5) Sesame seeds

6) Salt

7) Certain other vegetable, but you should ask your Guru-ji about this as opinions vary - or email us pdt108@hinducosmos.com

8) Any ingredient that has been contaminated by grains or pulses in anyway, by hands with flour on etc..

Foods you can say YES to on Ekadasi

All types of fruits

Peanuts and peanut oil



Sugar, Gudr, Jaggery

Sweets made out of just milk and ghee and sugar
(No grains etc.!!)

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God bless,
Pdt Davendra Sharma  
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