Today, 27 March 2014 is Papamochani Ekadashi. It falls on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Chaitra Month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Phalgun Month as per Amavasyant Panchangams (Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars).
The merit or benefit of Papamochani Ekadashi is – those who observe this Ekadashi Vrata would get rid of their sins in all births and get salvation (Moksha) and reaches Vaikunta, the abode of Lord Vishnu.
This Ekadashi falls in Panguni Masam of Tamil Panjangam, Meena Masam of Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Month in Bengali panjika.
Paapmochni Ekadasi vrat katha or the story is mentioned in the Bhavishya uttara Purana as a conversation between Lord Krishna and Yudhishtira. Read the full story of Papamochani Ekadashi..
Ekadashi Vrata Paaran Time (Break Fast time) on Dwadashi day is – 6.45 AM to 11 AM, 28 March 2014.
Daily Panchangam, 27 March 2014
Sun Rise 06:23 Sun Sets 18:40, Moon Rise 03:31 Moon Sets 15:18
Tithi Krishna Ekadasi Ends at 10:35
Nakshatram Sravanam Ends at 08:50
Kaulava Karana Ends at 21:11, Baalava Karana Ends at 10:35
Siddha Yogam Ends at 15:32
Purnimanta Month – Chaitra Month
Amavasyanta Month – Falgun Month
Tamil Month – Panguni Masam
Malayalam Month – Meenam Month
Bengali Month – Chaitra Month
Abhijit Muhurat: 12:07:30 – 12:55:30
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 06:41 – 08:09 Duration: 01:27
Varjyam Kalam 26:31 – 27:58 Duration: 01:27
Rahu Kalam: 14:03:37 – 15:35:45
Gulika Kalam: 09:27:15 – 10:59:22
Yama Gandam: 06:23:00 – 07:55:07
Durmuhurthams: 10:28:40 – 11:17:48
Durmuhurthams: 15:23:28 – 16:12:36