24 September 2019 (Tue) Krishna Ekadashi. Fasting for Indira Ekadashi (in Soquel). 25 September 2019 (Wed) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran 6:59–10:59 (in Soquel). The glories of Indira Ekadashi is described in Brahmavaivartha Purana in the conversation between Lord Krishna and Maharaj Yudhisthira. Maharaj Yudhisthira said, "O, Krishna! O, Madhusudana! O Killer of the demon Madhu! What is the name of the Ekadashi, which occures during the wanning moon in the month of September/October. What are the rules and regulations for observing this Ekadashi and what is the merit one gains by observing it".
8 October 2019 (Tue) Gaura Ekadashi. Ekadashi, but no fast in Soquel because tomorrow is fast for Mahadvadashi. 9 October 2019 (Wed) Gaura Dvadashi. Fasting on Vyanjuli Mahadvadashi (in Soquel). 10 October 2019 (Thu) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran 7:13–7:24 (in Soquel).
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".
Ekadasi - day austerities or penances regularly observed by those who follow Sanatana Dharma. "Eka" means "one" and "dashi" - means "ten."