Kamika Ekadashi (To get rid of the sins like assassination of Brahmin, foeticide and to abstain from the torture of hell)
It is believed that by observing this fast one gets rid of all sorts of sins and sorrows. Desires are fulfilled and one also gets male offspring. . Method This fast is observed on the Ekadashi of dark half of month of Shravana. On this day after having your bath worship Lord Vishnu by performing Shodashopchar Puja. Serve the oblation among devotees. Offer food and money to 5 Brahmins. Throughout the day keep yourself absolutely neat and clean physically as well as mentally. Have fruits once in a day. Chant Bhajans throughout the night. Stay away from committing sins like anger, quarrel, theft, violence etc. Finally listen Kamika/Pavitra Ekadashi Vrata Katha.