Ekadasi is an highly meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed on eleventh day in both – Shukla paksha and Krishna paksha in each month. Ekadasi March 2016 dates are – 5 March and 19 March.
5 March 2016 – Vijaya Ekadashi
19 March 2016 – Amalaki Ekadashi
Vijaya Ekadashi – 5 March 2016
It coincides with Krishna Ekadashi in Magha Month as per Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi and Kannada calendars. It falls in Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar, Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar and Phalgun Month of Bengali Panjika.
In 2016, Vijaya Ekadashi date is March 5.
Amalaki Ekadashi – 19 March 2016
Amalaki Ekadashi (1 March 2015) is observed on Shukla Paksha of Falguna month in all lunar calendars followed in India.
In 2015, Amalaki Ekadashi falls in Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar, Maasi Masam in Tamil calendar and Falgun Month of Bengali Panjika.
Amalaki Ekadashi is also celebrated as Rangbhari Ekadashi in Varanasi and some other places of Brajbhumi and Uttar Pradesh.