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Caturmasya

Caturmasya Ekadasi, Asadha 11 (Jun 27, 2004). The time the Vishnu goes to sleep for four months. Naga Panchami, Sravana 5 (Aug 19, 2004). The cobras are appeased at this festival, which is dedicated to the serpent Ananta (aka Sesha?), on whose coils Vishnu rested when he created the universe. "Vishnu lies on Ananta", Bhadra 14 (Sep 27, 2004). Celebration of Vishnu lying on the cobra Ananta. [same as Sharad Purnima?] "Vishnu wakes". eleven days after new moon in [Agrahayana]. Vishnu wakes. http://www.shagtown.com/days/hinduism.html
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