October 27, 2020 9:00 am

Ēkādaśī is the eleventh lunar day (tithi) of each of the two lunar phases which occur in a Vedic calendar month – the Shukla Pakṣa (the period of the brightening moon also known as the waxing phase) and the Kṛṣṇa Pakṣa (the period of the fading moon also known as the waning phase). It is according to the Vedic medical texts of Ayurveda and is mentioned in detail in many original treatises such as Charaka Samhita and Susruta Samhita.

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