Ekadashi is an auspicious Vishnu vrata observed in both fortnights of each month (Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha). Ekadashi April 2014 dates are: April 11 & April 25 (Kamada Ekadashi & Varudhini Ekadashi).
Kamada Ekadashi – April 11, 2014
Kamada Ekadasi falls in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month as per all the North Indian calendars as well Amavasyant calendars. In 2014, 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 – 6.05 AM to 10.15 AM on 12 April 2014 (Ekadashi Vrata Paaran Time).
Varudhini Ekadashi – April 25, 2014
Varudhini Ekadasi falls in Krishna Paksha of Vaishakh month as per all the North Indian calendars and Chaitra Month as per Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
In 2014, Kamada Ekadashi falls in Chithirai Masma in Tamil calendar, Meda Masam of Malayalam calendar and Boishakh Month in Bengali Panji.
Varudhini Ekadasi vrata katha is mentioned in the Puranas as a story associated with King Mandhata.
Break fast time on Dwadashi day – 5.50 AM to 10.05 AM on 26 April 2014 (Ekadashi Vrata Paaran Time).