Ekadasi or Ekadashi vrata is an auspicious vrat dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is observed on eleventh day of both fortnights in each month. Ekadasi May 2016 dates are – May 3 (Varuthini Ekadashi) and May 17 (Mohini Ekadashi).
Varuthini Ekadashi – 3 May 2016
Varuthini Ekadashi, also spelt as Varudhini Ekadasi, is an auspicious Ekadasi vrat observed on Krishna Paksha in Vaishakh month as per North Indian Hindi calendars.
In 2016, Varuthini Ekadashi date is May 3.
Shri Yudhishthira Maharaj offering obeisance to Lord Vasudeva asked to describe the merits and influence about Ekadashi taking place during the dark fortnight of Vaishaka month [April-May]. Read full story – Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat Katha…
Mohini Ekadashi – 17 May 2016
Mohini Ekadashi. It falls in Shukla Paksha of Vaishakh Month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati and all other North Indian Hindi calendars.
Mohini Ekadashi Vrat katha or the story is mentioned in Kurma Purana.. Read full story of Mohini Ekadashi Vrat here..
Merits of Mohini Ekadashi Vrat in detailed manner – read here..