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Date: Mon May 26 1997 - 13:01:01 PDT

My thanks to those who clarified the question of tithi vs. nakshatra in SV
tradition for me. Now, I have a somewhat related question: what importance
is given to the observance of Ekadashi in Sri Vaishnavism? Is fasting,
waking etc regarded as obligatory, and if so, do Sri Vaishnavas fast from
all foods, or only from certain items, such as rice? And what is the special
importance of Vaikuntha Ekadashi, to which I have heard many refer?

As usual, many thanks in advance.

Martin Gansten