April 7, 2021
Ēkādaśi is the eleventh day of the lunar cycle sacred to Lord Vishnu. It is often observed by fasting from grains and increased spiritual practice such as japa and kirtan. At Kali Mandir we observe ekadasi with a special worship of Hanuman and the recitation of Sri Rama Sankirtana, a litany of hymns and names of Lord Rama.
There are 24 ekadasis each year, each with specific names and different benefits. Papamochani Ekadasi falls in between Holi and Vashant Navaratri. As the name Papamochani suggest, observing this ekadasi is believed to release one from the results of sins and misdeeds.