06 April (Thu) Fasting on Kamada Ekadashi (in Soquel). Gaura Ekadashi. 07 April (Fri) Paran 06:51–11:04 (in Soquel). The glories of Kamada Ekadashi is discribed in Varaha Purana in the conversation between Lord Krishna and Maharaj Yudhisthira. Once Maharaj Yudhisthira asked Lord Krishna, the crown of Yadu Dynasty, "O, Lord Vasudeva! Please, accept my humble obeisances. O, my Lord! Please, discribe to me about the Ekadashi that occures during the waxing moon in the month of March/April. Also explain to me the procedure for observing this Ekadashi and what is its benefit?"
Ekadasi - day austerities or penances regularly observed by those who follow Sanatana Dharma. "Eka" means "one" and "dashi" - means "ten."