The Ekadashi that falls during the waning phase of moon (Krishna Paksha) in
February – March is called Vijaya Ekadashi. This ekadashi gives success and
victory to the people.
The greatness of this Ekadasi is mentioned in the Skanda Purana and
observing of Vijaya Ekadasi helps in removing all the guilt associated with sins
committed and also helps in attaining victory.
It is believed that Lord Ram observed this Ekadashi before beginning
his war against Ravana to ensure the victory of truth over evil.