Ekadashi 2013 Dates : Calendar for Ekadashi Vrata & Fasting in 2013

Ekadashi 2013 Dates, Ekadashi 2013 Calendar,

Ekadashi or Ekadashi Vrata is considered to be one of the most auspicious days for worship of Lord Vishnu. It is basically the eleventh day of every lunar fortnight in traditional Hindu calendar. Thus every Hindu lumar month has two ekadashi’s i.e., Shukla Paksha Ekadashi and Krishna Paksha Ekadashi.

As per Hindu religion, fasting on Ekadashi day is considered to be highly auspicious and it is believed that Ekadashi fasting helps in redemption of sins and in attaining Moksha.

In certain Hindu communities, Ekadashi fasting spans for three days. Devotees take single meal in the afternoon a day before Ekadashi fasting day to make sure there is no residual food in the stomach on next day. Devotees keep strict fast on Ekadashi day and break the fast on next day only after sunrise. Eating of all type of grains and cereals is prohibited during Ekadashi fasting.

Ekadashi 2013 Dates :

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

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Author: admin on November 5, 2012
Category: General News

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