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Today is Jaya and Bhishma Ekadashi

Today, January 26, 2010 is the eleventh day (Ekadashi) during the Shukla Paksh, waxing phase of moon, in Magh Mahina. Vishnu devotees observe a fast on the day and it is known as Jaya Ekadasi. The day is also observed as Bhoumi Ekadasi in eastern parts of India. In South India, some communities observe the day as Bhishma Ekadasi.

At Pandarpur Vithal Temple at Pandharpur in Maharashtra, the day is observed as Maghi Wari.