Bheesham Panchak Vrata (For the eradication of sins and for getting an increase in the number of children and grand children)
This fast.starts from Shukla Ekadashi of the month of Kartik and continue till Poomima.
Method On this day the observer of this fast should stay away from all sins and should wear beautiful and neat and clean clothes after having bath. Should not have food at all. Establish a Kalash on a Sarvatobhadra Mangala and fill it with n (sesasnum seed) fight the lamp every day for 5 days contihuously. Recite the following Mantra continuously- "Om Nama Bhagwate Vasudevay" Perform Homa every day. Give 108Ahutis with "Om Nama Vishnawe Swaha" Mantra. Perform Shodashopchar Puja of Lord Vishnu. Donate lamps everyday. On the first day worship Haricharnarn with lotus flowers. 2nd day worship stomach of God with Bilwapatras. Third day worship navel area of God with Ketaki flowers and on the last day worship head of God with new flowers of Malti lata. Read Bheesharn Panchak Vrata Katha.