Ekadashivrata, aka: Ekādaśīvrata; 2 Definition(s)
Ekadashivrata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Ekādaśīvrata can be transliterated into English as Ekadasivrata or Ekadashivrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Ekādaśīvrata (एकादशीव्रत).—Observed by Nanda.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 28. 1.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
India history and geogprahy
Ekādaśī-vrata.—(EI 31; CII 4), name of a vrata rite. Note: ekādaśī-vrata is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Search found 3 books and stories containing Ekadashivrata or Ekādaśīvrata. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXVII - Bhaimi Ekadasi and Dvadasi Vratam < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CXXV - The Ekadasi Vratam < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter CXXIII - Kartika Vratas < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)