Damodara Dwadashi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Vishnu and observed on 12th day in Shukla Paksha (bright half) of Shravan month as per all lunar calendars of India. In 2016, Damodara Dwadashi date is August 15.
Devotees those who observe fasting or upvas on Ekadashi (Putrada Ekadashi) would break their fast on this day by offering naivedyam or nivedana to Lord Vishnu.
As per the Puranas, devotees who donate Vishnu idol and perform Annadaana (Food charity) would obtain moksha (salvation). Those who recite Vishnu Sahasranama stotram and Bhagavatham on this day will also be blessed with eternal bliss and happiness.
In 2015, Damodara Dwadashi date was August 27.
In 2014, Damodara Dwadashi date was August 8.
In 2013, Damodara Dwadasi date was August 18.
Damodara Dwadasi 2012 date was July 30.