Month: February 2021

Shattila Ekadashi Vrat-Story and Significance

In Hinduism, Ekadashi is a day of fasting.  It occurs on the eleventh day of every lunar fortnight. So there are two Ekadashi days in a month and twenty-four Ekadashi days in each calendar year.  However, in the lunar leap year, two additional Ekadashi days occur. The importance of...

Srimad Devi Bhagavatam-Devi Bhagavata Purana

Srimad Devi Bhagavatam or Devi Bhagavata Purana is a Hindu Purana written in Sanskrit. Hindu Shakta devotees consider this Purana to be Mahapurana (main Purana). However, Devi Bhagavata Purana is an important Purana for all communities. Devi Bhagavata Purana is composed of a total of twelve Skandhas (divisions) and...