Bhishma Ekadasi falls on 26th January 2010, on Republic Day of India. It is the day when Bheeshma, the great hero of the Mahabharata, voluntarily gave up his life on the battle field of Kurukshetra. He recited Vishnu Sahasranama to Yudishthira. Vaishnava sect of devotees observes Bhishma Ekadashi 2010 on January 27. To find the nakshatra on Bhisma Ekadashi and how the day will be as per your own personal birth chart or horoscope, please visit http://decisioncare.org/astrology/. You can lalso find the auspicious moments of the day and your vedic horoscope all for free at http://decisioncare.org/astrology/
Bheeshma Ekadashi is observed on Shukla Ekadasi in Magh month or Magha masam. The Satyanarayana vratam is a powerful vratams of the Annavaram temple, Andhra Pradesh, dedicated to Vishnu Sahasranamam and is performed on the Bhishma Ekadasi day at Annavaram temple for Lord Satyanarayanaswamy. Thousands of pilgrims come to the temple on the Bhishma Ekadasi day and perform this Satyanarayana vratam. In Andhra Pradesh, ‘Narasimha Kalyanam’ is observed at Antarvedi Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple. Bhishma Ekadasi is also celebrated at Simhachalam Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, Yadagirigutta Narasimha Swamy Temple, Bhadrachalam Sri Sita Ramachandra swamy temple, and Tirumala Tirupati Sri Balaji temple.