Devothani Ekadashi (Forthe completion of auspicious deeds and for getting brave sons)
I This is considered most auspicious fast and lots of songs have been sung for describing the matcheless glory of this fast.
Method This fast is observed on the Shukla Ekadashi of the month of Kartik. This fast is also known as Pr:.abodhini Ekadashi. Chant the Mantras of Pur.ush Sooktam and perform Shodashopchar Puja of Lord Vishnu. Fill water in the conch and offer Arghya (water) to Lord Vishnu and then read Devothani Vrata Katha. Avoid food and have fruits only.