Devsayani Ekadashi 2017 | Devashayani Ekadashi | Shayana Ekadasi 2017

Devsayanai Ekadasi (Shayana Ekadasi, Tholi Ekadasi or Maha Ekadasi or Ashadi Ekadasi) is observed on Shukla paksha Ekadashi in Ashada month. In 2017, Devsayani Ekadashi date is July 4.

This is observed as Tholi Ekadashi (first Ekadasi) or Maha Ekadasi or Pedda Ekadashi (big Ekadasi) in Andhra Pradesh. It is celebrated as Jagannath Maha Ekadashi in Puri, Orissa.

In Pandharpur Vittala Temple, Devsayani Ekadasi is celebrated as Ashadi Ekadashi. On this festival, Pandharpur Ashadi wari yatra concludes.

Devshayani Ekadashi marks the beginning of Chaturmas puja or the vrata of four holy months begins. This Ekadasi is also known as Harivasara Ekadasi and Vishnu Sayana Ekadasi during when Lord Vishnu goes on to cosmic sleep. Dakshinayanam or Pitrayana or the second half of Hindu year begins during Maha Ekadasi.

Here you can read Devshayani Ekadasi vrat katha or the story of Devashayani Ekadashi.

Devshayani Ekadashi in other countries

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, PST & MST – July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in UK & Europe – July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in UAE & Gulf countries – July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in Singapore – July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in Malaysia – July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in Australia – July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in New Zealand – July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi 2017 date in Fiji Islands –  July 4

Devshayani Ekadashi in Previous Years

In 2016, Devsayani Ekadashi date was July 15. In 2015, Devsayani Ekadashi date was July 27 (Vaishnav / Bhagavat Ekadashi). Shayani Ashadi Smarta Ekadashi date was July 27.

In 2014, Devsayani Ekadashi date was July 8.

In 2013, Devsayani Ekadashi date was July 19, Friday.

Devsayani Ekadasi 2012 date was June 30, Saturday.

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  1. Kartikeya says:

    is griha pravesh possible after dev sayani gyaras

  2. Tapi says:

    devshayani ekadashi – sayana ekadasi – ashadi ekadasi