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 :

Ekadashi Dates 2016, Ekadashi Fasting Calendar 2016

05 January (Tuesday) Saphala Ekadashi
06 January (Wednesday) Vaishnava Saphala Ekadashi
20 January (Wednesday) Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
04 February (Thursday) Shattila Ekadashi
18 February (Thursday) Jaya Ekadashi
05 March (Saturday) Vijaya Ekadashi
19 March (Saturday) Amalaki Ekadashi
03 April (Sunday) Papmochani Ekadashi
04 April (Monday) Vaishnava Papamochani Ekadashi
17 April (Sunday) Kamada Ekadashi
03 May (Tuesday) Varuthini Ekadashi
17 May (Tuesday) Mohini Ekadashi
01 June (Wednesday) Apara Ekadashi
16 June (Thursday) Nirjala Ekadashi
30 June (Thursday) Yogini Ekadashi
01 July (Friday) Vaishnava Yogini Ekadashi
15 July (Friday) Devshayani Ekadashi
30 July (Saturday) Kamika Ekadashi
14 August (Sunday) Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
28 August (Sunday) Aja Ekadashi
13 September (Tuesday) Parsva Ekadashi
26 September (Monday) Indira Ekadashi
12 October (Wednesday) Papankusha Ekadashi
26 October (Wednesday) Rama Ekadashi
10 November (Thursday) Devutthana Ekadashi
11 November (Friday) Gauna Devutthana Ekadashi
Vaishnava Utthana Ekadashi
25 November (Friday) Utpanna Ekadashi
10 December (Saturday) Mokshada Ekadashi
24 December (Saturday) Saphala Ekadashi

Ekadashi Calendar 2017 :

Ekadashi Dates 2017, Ekadashi Fasting Calendar 2017

08 January (Sunday) Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
09 January (Monday) Gauna Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
Vaishnava Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
23 January (Monday) Shattila Ekadashi
07 February (Tuesday) Jaya Ekadashi
22 February (Wednesday) Vijaya Ekadashi
08 March (Wednesday) Amalaki Ekadashi
24 March (Friday) Papmochani Ekadashi
07 April (Friday) Kamada Ekadashi
22 April (Saturday) Varuthini Ekadashi
23 April (Sunday) Vaishnava Varuthini Ekadashi
06 May (Saturday) Mohini Ekadashi
22 May (Monday) Apara Ekadashi
05 June (Monday) Nirjala Ekadashi
20 June (Tuesday) Yogini Ekadashi
04 July (Tuesday) Devshayani Ekadashi
19 July (Wednesday) Kamika Ekadashi
20 July (Thursday) Gauna Kamika Ekadashi
Vaishnava Kamika Ekadashi
03 August (Thursday) Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
18 August (Friday) Aja Ekadashi
02 September (Saturday) Parsva Ekadashi
16 September (Saturday) Indira Ekadashi
01 October (Sunday) Papankusha Ekadashi
15 October (Sunday) Rama Ekadashi
31 October (Tuesday) Devutthana Ekadashi
14 November (Tuesday) Utpanna Ekadashi
30 November (Thursday) Mokshada Ekadashi
13 December (Wednesday) Saphala Ekadashi
29 December (Friday) Pausha Putrada Ekadashi

Note :

  1. 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.
  2. 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.