Baikunth Chaturdashi Vrata (For getting salvation and for reaching heaven)
Method This fast is observed on the Shukla Chaturdashi of the month of Kartik. Shukla Chaturdashi is celebrated by having bath in a river on this day. At night when stars start shining 14 lamps should be lit on the bank of river. Worship Lord Vishnu and offer oblation. Some people offer 1 lakh 25 thousand leaves of Tulsi (Basil) in the temple of Lord Vishnu. Serve oblation (Prasad) among devotees. Offer food, gifts and money to Brahmins. Chant Bhajans on the day of fast. Read Baikunth Chaturdashi Vrata Katha and sleep near idol of God at night.