Ekadashi dates 2019 and types of Ekadashi as per Hindu calendar

Ekadashi dates 2019 as per Hindu calendar – Ekadashis has a very significant role in Hindu religion. All the ekadashis are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and his avatars. It is believed that observing fasts on ekadashis can wash away sins and fulfill your desires.

Ekadashi dates 2019 as per Hindu calendar

Ekadashi dates 2019 as per Hindu calendar

January

1 January- Saphala Ekadashi

It is believed that by fasting on this day, devotees can wash away their sins and also enjoy a prosperous life. On Saphala Ekadashi, devotees worship Lord Vishnu.

17 January- Putrada Ekadashi

On this day, couples fast and worship Lord Vishnu. It is believed that the couple who fasts on this day may get blessed with a child.

31 January- Shattila Ekadashi

On the day of Shat Tila Ekadashi, there is a great significance of taking a bath with water mixed with sesame seeds. On this day, devotees do not let greed, lust and anger take over the thoughts.

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February

16 February- Jaya Ekadashi

The devotees observe fasting for the whole day. Devotees cannot eat or drink anything. This vrat is meant to purify both the body and the soul of an individual.

March

2 March- Vijaya Ekadashi

It is believed that by observing fast on this day will lead the person to victory over all the evil powers.

17 March- Amalaki Ekadashi

It is believed that god Vishnu resides in the tree of Amla. The amla tree is worshiped as per various rituals to get the grace of the deity.

31 March- Papmochani Ekadashi

‘Papmochani’ means the one who removes the misdeeds you committed knowingly or unknowingly.

April

15 April – Kamada Ekadashi

It is the first ekadashi after the Hindu New Year and as it is believed to fulfil all desires of the devotees.

30 April -Varuthini Ekadashi

Varuthini Ekadashi is also known as Baruthani Ekadashi, the fifth avatar of Vishnu, Vamana is worshipped.

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May

15 May – Mohini Ekadashi

It is believed that observing the Mohini Ekadashi Vrat with full devotion can provide good karmas which one cannot achieve even by going on pilgrimages.

30 May – Apara Ekadashi

It is believed that by observing Apara Ekadashi vrat all the sins of the person can be washed away.

June

13 June- Nirjala Ekadashi

Nirjala means ‘without water’. On Nirjala Ekadashi vrat the devotee has to fast without food and water.

29 June- Yogini Ekadashi

This fast can be observed by anyone who wants to avoid any kind of disease or health problems. This fast is important to be observed by people who are suffering from any skin related problems.

July

12 July- Devshayani Ekadashi

A fast is observed on Shayani Ekadashi. The devotee must not eat grains, beans, cereals, certain vegetables like onions and certain spices.

28 July- Kamika Ekadashi

It is a day dedicated to worshipping Lord Vishnu and is celebrated with great enthusiasm all over the country. It is believed that this ekadashi pardons all the sins and the person attains ‘moksha’.

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August-

11 August- Shravana Ekadashi

It is believed that by observing the ekadashi fast in the month of Shravan, desires for a child by childless couples can be fulfilled.

26 August- Aja Ekadashi

On observing the Aja Ekadashi fast, the devotees cannot eat anything; even a drop of water is not allowed.

September

9 September- Parsva Ekadashi

It is believed that observing fasts on this day will grant forgiveness for all his/her committed sins.

25 September- Indira Ekadashi

The main objective of this ekadashi vrat is to give salvation to the forefathers or dead ancestors so that they live peacefully in heaven.

October

9 October-Papankusha Ekadashi

By fasting on Papankusha Ekadashi, the observer will enjoy all the luxuries of this world.

24 October-Rama Ekadashi

This ekadashi is also known as ‘Rambha Ekadashi’ or ‘Kartik Krishna Ekadashi’. By keeping a sacred fast on this day, all the sins of the observer are said to get washed away.

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November

8 November- Devutthana Ekadashi

This day is also known as Kartiki EkadashiKartik Shukla ekadashi and Kartiki. It is believed that Lord Vishnu married to goddess Tulsi on this Day.

22 November- Utpanna Ekadashi

It is believed that this ekadashi helps the devotee to get rid of all their sins of both the present and past lives.

December

8 December- Mokshada Ekadashi

Mokshada Ekadashi is also known as ‘Mauna Ekadashi’. It is believed that it grants forgiveness for all the evil deeds and sins committed during one’s lifetime.

22 December- Saphala Ekadashi

This ekadashi is for the person who desires success and happiness in all the fields of life. Saphala Ekadashi is a means to open the doors of abundance, success, prosperity and fortune.

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