Kamika Ekadasi 26 july 2011 ~ OM NAMO VENKATESAYA
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Kamika Ekadasi 26 july 2011

Kamika Ekadasi is observed during the waning phase of moon (Krishna Paksha) in the month of July/August. Importance of this Ekadashi is mentioned in the Brahmavaivarta Purana and was also narrated to Yudhishtira by Lord Krishna. Kamika Ekadasi 2011 date is July 26. In North India, Kamika Ekadasi is observed in Shravan Month and the corresponding month in other regions is the Ashada Month
Legend has it that observing Kamika Ekadashi is equivalent to taking holy dip in sacred rivers and is also equal to reading all the Holy Scriptures dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Offering Tulsi leaves and lighting lamp using ghee or sesame oil in Sri Krishna Temples on Kamika Ekadasi helps in alleviating distress.
Observing this Ekadasi also helps in redemption of sins and in attaining Moksha. Scriptures also suggest that people observing this Ekadashi wins over Yama, the god of death.
All the usual rules associated with Ekadasi fasting is followed during Kamika Ekadashi.
Ekadashi fasting is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed on 11th day of a lunar fortnight as per the traditional Hindu calendar.

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