Nirjala Ekadashi 2016

Nirjala Ekadasi or Nirjal Ekadashi, also known as Pandava Ekadasi or Bhimsen Ekadashi, is observed on Ekadashi day in Shukla paksha of Jyeshta month. In 2016, Nirjala Ekadasi date is June 16.

Nirjala Ekadashi vrat katha ore legend, significance and spiritual importance are mentioned in the Brahma Vaivarta Purana.

Nirjala Ekadashi vrat fasting makes devotees to enjoy the merits and benefits of all 24 Ekadashi vrat fasting. This single Ekadashi fasting is equal to all 24 Ekadasi fasting. Most of the devotees observe Nirjala Ekadashi vrat even without drinking water.

Panchang, Nirjala Ekadashi – 16 June 2016

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:45 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:10
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:42 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:22

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 09:54
Nakshatra Swati – 23:17
Yoga Parigha – 07:17
Karana Bava – 23:04

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Jyeshtha
Amavasyanta Month Jyeshtha
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 14:08 – 15:49
Gulika Kalam: 09:06 – 10:47
Yama Gandam: 05:45 – 07:25

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 13:24 – 15:12
Abhijit: 12:00 – 12:54

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:30* – 31:17*
Durmuhurthams: 15:35 – 16:29

Nirjala Ekadashi in Previous Years

In 2015, Nirjala Ekadasi date was May 29.

In 2014, Nirjala Ekadasi date was June 9. In 2013, Nirjala Ekadashi was on June 19/20.

Nirjala Ekadasi 2012 date was May 31 & June 1. Smarta people observe Nirjala Ekadasi on May 31 and Vaishnava sect will observe Ekadasi vrata on June 1.

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