Fri, Jul 15, 2016, 11:45 AM
Tholi Ekadasi is being celebrated today with religious fervour, at all temples. At the well-known Lord Balaji temple in Chikkadpally, in Hyderabad, devotees have queued up since morning to have darshan of the deity. The festival marks the beginning of all Hindu festivals that follow in line, till Vaikunta Ekadasi. The day is observed with fasting and prayers to Lord Vishnu. Farmers begin their activities from this day.