Ekadashi

Grains on Ekadashi

Why can we not eat grains on Ekadashi? Krishna never mentioned this in Bhagavad Gita. Ekadashi is a special day, which appears twice a month – once on the waxing moon and the next on the waning moon. And according to the Puranas, fasting from grains and beans is mandatory on this day. It is …

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Oats on Ekadashi

Can we eat oats on Ekadashi? Is it a grain? Yes oats is grain. We cannot eat grains on Ekadasi. Follow the traditional Ekadasi diet.

Q. Is fasting on Ekasdashi one kind of Karma Kanda activity? Recently i have heard from one senior devotee narrating that by eating grains on Ekadashi, one will be getting sins. Hence, in order to avoid sins we are fasting and since it is not related to the Supreme Lord, Ekadashi can be one kind …

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Ekadashi food

Q. Could you please let me know if we can eat bhindi/ okra/ ladysfinger on Ekdasi? Also, if you have time, could you please expilicitly list the items that are in the category of beans and grains? A. Bhindi or lady’s finger, is one of the prohibited vegetables for Ekadasi. You cannot take it on …

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