From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Ekasţaka, EkAsţaka, Ekaashţaka

  1. a collection of 8
  2. the time for consecration
  3. the 8th day after the full monn in the month of Māgha (January-February); the wife of Prajāpati and the mother of Indra and Soma (Śp. Br.).