28 (Fri) Krishna Dvadashi. Shat-tila Ekadashi (in Soquel). Fast. 29 (Sat) Krishna Trayodashi. Paran between 07:12 and 10:38. This Ekadashi occurs during the waning moon in the month of January/February. The glories of Sat-tila Ekadashi is described in Bhavisya Uttara Purana. Once sage Dalbhya asked sage Pulastya, "O, respected brahaman, people are engaged in various sinful activities such as killing brahmins and sense gratification in this mortal world. Please, explain to me how can they be delivered from the helish condition as a result of their sinful activities". Sage Pulastya replied, "O, most fortunate one! One should worship the Supreme Lord in a pure state of mind on the day of Ekadashi which occurs during the waning moon in the month of Januray/February".
11 (Fri) Gaura Ekadashi. Bhaimi Ekadashi (in Soquel). Fasting for Bhaimi Ekadashi and Appearance of Lord Varaha. Disappearance of Sripad Ramanuja Acharya. 12 (Sat) Gaura Dvadashi. Paran between 09:21 and 10:34. The glories of Jaya Ekadashi which occures during the waxing moon in the month of January/February is described in Bhavisya Uttara Purana in the conversation between Lord Krishna and Maharaj Yudhisthira.
26 (Sat) Krishna Ekadashi. Vijaya Ekadashi (in Soquel). Fast. 27 (Sun) Krishna Dvadashi. Paran between 06:41 and 10:27. The glories of this Ekadashi is discribed in Skanda Purana. Once Maharaj Yudhisthira enquired from Shri Krishna, "O, Lord Krishna, please be kind to me and discribe the Ekadashi that occures during the wanning moon in the month of February/March. Lord Krishna replied, "O, King Yudhisthira! I will happily discribe the Ekadashi known as Vijaya Ekadashi to you. By observing the vow of this Ekadashi ones sinful reactions are simultaniously eradicated".
14 (Mon) Gaura Dvadashi. Papa Nashini Mahadvadashi (in Soquel). Fast. 15 (Tue) Gaura Trayodashi. Paran between 07:18 and 11:17.
Ekadasi - day austerities or penances regularly observed by those who follow Sanatana Dharma. "Eka" means "one" and "dashi" - means "ten."