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ASHADH EKADASHI CELEBRATED ALL OVER

The eleventh day of Ashadh is known as the great ekadashi or Mahaekadashi. It is a day of fast. NMTV News brings to you a special report on the day with reports of celebrations and events from across the city. One of the most famous pilgrimages in Maharashtra, Pandharpur Ashadhi Ekadashi Wari has been taking place for more than 700 years. The procession was started in the current form by Sant Tukaram’s son Narayanmaharaj in 1685. But it is believed that the first pilgrimage was done by the parents of Saint Dnyaneshwar in the 13th century and Sant Dnyaneshwar during his time popularized it.

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