24 October 2019 (Thu) Krishna Dvadashi. Fasting on Rama Ekadashi (in Soquel). 25 October 2019 (Fri) Krishna Trayodashi. Paran 7:27–11:03 (in Soquel). The glories of Rama Ekadashi is described in the Brahmavaivartha Purana in the conversation between Lord Krishna and Maharaj Yudhisthira. Maharaj Yudhisthira said, "O, Janardhan! What is the name of the Ekadashi that occures during the wanning moon in the month of October/November. Please explain this to me".
7 November 2019 (Thu) Gaura Ekadashi. Fasting on Utthan Ekadashi (in Soquel). 8 November 2019 (Fri) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran 6:42–10:08 (in Soquel). The glories of Utthana Ekadashi is described in Skanda Purana in the conversation between Lord Brahma and Narada Muni. Once Lord Brahma said to Narada Muni, "O, best of the sages! Please, hear from me the glories of Utthana Ekadashi which destroys all ones sinful reactions, increases ones piety and awards one liberation. O, best among the brahmins! The supremecy of the Ganges was intact as long as Utthana Ekadashi which occures during the waxing moon in the month of October/November and which burns all ones sins into ashes did not manifest in this world. The influence of the oceans and lakes piety was matchless as long as Utthana Ekadashi did not manifest. The result one obtains by performing one thousand horse sacrifices and one hundred Rajsuya sacrifices can easily be obtained by observing this Ekadashi".
22 November 2019 (Fri) Krishna Ekadashi. Fasting on Utpanna Ekadashi (in Soquel). 23 November 2019 (Sat) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran 6:58–10:15 (in Soquel). The glories of Utpanna Ekadashi is described in Bhavisyottara Purana in the conversation between Shri Krishna and Arjuna. Shri Suta Goswami said to the assembled brahmins and sages, "If a person with faith and devotion duely follows or hears about the glories, rules and regulations of observing Ekadashi as described by Lord Krishna, then he will attain happiness in this life and will return to the abode of Lord Vishnu in the next life".
7 December 2019 (Sat) Gaura Ekadashi. Fasting on Mokshada Ekadashi (in Soquel). 8 December 2019 (Sun) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran 7:14–10:24 (in Soquel). This Moksada Ekadashi occures in the waxing moon in the month of November/December. The glories of this Ekadashi is described in Brahmanda Purana in the conversation between Lord Krishna and Maharaj Yudhistira. Once Yudhistira asked Lord Krishna, 'My dear Krishna, what is the name of the Ekadashi that occures during the waxing moon in the month of Novembeer/December? Also please explain to me in details about the procedure for observing this Ekadashi'.
Ekadasi - day austerities or penances regularly observed by those who follow Sanatana Dharma. "Eka" means "one" and "dashi" - means "ten."