It is also called “shat tilaikadasi” . It means we can use sesame in six ways-
- Putting sesame in bathing water.
- We can rub sesame powder to body
- Eat 6 sesame seeds
- In drinking water, drop 6 sesame seeds
- Give offerings of sesame
- By giving sesame tRpana to elders.
This ekadasi is also called as asphalt ekadasi and kalyana ekadasi.