Devsayani Ekadashi 2016, Devashayani Ekadashi, Shayana Ekadasi 2016

Devsayanai Ekadasi (Shayana Ekadasi, Tholi Ekadasi or Maha Ekadasi or Ashadi Ekadasi) is observed on Shukla paksha Ekadashi in Ashada month. In 2016, Devsayani Ekadashi date is July 15.

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 2016 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, PST & MST – July 15

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 date in UK & Europe – July 15

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 date in UAE & Gulf countries – July 15

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 date in Singapore – July 15

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 date in Malaysia – July 15

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 date in Australia – July 15 (Smarta Ekadashi) & July 16 (Vaishnav Ekadashi)

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 date in New Zealand – July 15 (Smarta Ekadashi) & July 16 (Vaishnav Ekadashi)

Devshayani Ekadashi 2016 date in Fiji Islands –  July 16

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