Ekadashi April 2016, Ekadashi Vrata dates in April 2016

Ekadashi is an auspicious Vishnu vrata observed in both fortnights of each month (Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha). Ekadashi April 2016 dates are: April 3 & April 17 (Papamochani Ekadashi & Kamada Ekadashi).

Papamochani Ekadashi – April 3, 2016

This Ekadashi day falls on Falguna Krishna Paksh in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. This is the last Ekadashi vrat among the 24 Ekadasi vrata in Hindu Year.

Papamochani Ekadashi vrata gets devotees free from all the sins committed by them. Literally ‘Paap means the sin and ‘mochani is the remover.

Here is the full story of Papamochani Ekadashi..

3 April 2016, Sunday – Papmochani Ekadashi

Next Day Parana Time = 1.23 PM to 3.50 PM

On Parana Day Hari Vasara End Moment = 11 AM.

Kamada Ekadashi – April 17, 2016

Kamada Ekadasi falls in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month as per all the North Indian calendars as well Amavasyant calendars. In 2016, Kamada Ekadashi falls in Panguni Masam in Tamil calendar, Meena Masam of Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Month in Bengali Panji.

Kamada Ekadasi vrata katha is mentioned in the Varaha Purana and the Bhagavada Purana states the Varuthini Ekadashi vrata katha.

Break fast time on Dwadashi day – 7.39 AM to 8.22 AM (Ekadashi Vrata Paaran Time).

Kamada Ekadashi Vrat Katha

Read Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat Katha, the story associated with Varudhini Ekadashi

Don’ts of Ekadashi Vrata, What not to do on Ekadashi Vrat

Mantras to chant on Ekadashi Vrata

Ekadashi Fasting procedure, Ekadashi Upvaas Vidhi

Benefits of chanting Ekadashi names

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