Ekadashi Calendar 2016/2017 : Ekadashi Dates 2016/2017
Ekadashi is an auspicious day dedicated to worship of Lord Vishnu and his avatar’s.
There are two Ekadashi’s in every Hindu calendar month (one is Shukla paksha and one in Krishna paksha) and devotees of Lord Vishnu observe a strict fast on this day, known as Ekadashi Vrat or Ekadashi Upvaas.
If you are devotee of Lord Vishnu or belonging to Vaishnav community then i am sure you might be searching for Ekadashi Dates in the year 2016 and upcoming year 2017 so that you mark these dates in advance and never miss a Ekadashi fast.
According to the Hindu religion, it is believed that one who keeps a fast on Ekadashi day and worship’s Lord Vishnu, gets free from all evils and sins, achieves mental peace and gets closer to attaining liberation or salvation (Moksha).
Please find below Ekadashi Dates 2016 and Ekadashi Dates 2017.
Ekadashi Calendar 2016 :
|06||January||(Wednesday)||Vaishnava Saphala Ekadashi|
|20||January||(Wednesday)||Pausha Putrada Ekadashi|
|04||April||(Monday)||Vaishnava Papamochani Ekadashi|
|01||July||(Friday)||Vaishnava Yogini Ekadashi|
|14||August||(Sunday)||Shravana Putrada Ekadashi|
|11||November||(Friday)||Gauna Devutthana Ekadashi
Vaishnava Utthana Ekadashi
Ekadashi Calendar 2017 :
|08||January||(Sunday)||Pausha Putrada Ekadashi|
|09||January||(Monday)||Gauna Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
Vaishnava Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
|23||April||(Sunday)||Vaishnava Varuthini Ekadashi|
|20||July||(Thursday)||Gauna Kamika Ekadashi
Vaishnava Kamika Ekadashi
|03||August||(Thursday)||Shravana Putrada Ekadashi|
|29||December||(Friday)||Pausha Putrada Ekadashi|
- In some cases, the dates of Ekadashi for Vaishnav’s are different. It is the next day and we have highlighted such dates in bold.
- These are the Ekadashi Vrat Fasting dates, the Parana i.e., the breaking of the fast in done on the next day during the Parana Time.