Today, 12 October 2016 is Ekadashi – Pashankusha Ekadashi (Papankusha Ekadashi).
It falls on Ekadashi in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin Month as per all Hindu calendars. It falls in Purattasi Masam in Tamil calendar, Kanni Masam in Malayalam calendar, and Aashin Month in Bengali Panjika.
Pashankusha Ekadashi is one of the Chaturmasya Ekadashi Vrathams which falls during the four Holy Months in Hindu Dharma.
Pashankusha Ekadashi, the day of lotus-naveled Lord Padmanabha, in the Brahma Vaivatra Purana, has been explained as the most auspicious occasion of the highest merit which removes all the sins.
Panchang, Pasankusa Ekadashi – 12 October 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:26 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:00
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)15:20 Chandrastama (Moonset)27:10
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 21:14
Nakshatra Dhanishtha – 19:32
Yoga Shula – 15:53
Karana Vishti – 21:14
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 12:13 – 13:39
Gulika Kalam: 10:46 – 12:13
Yama Gandam: 07:52 – 09:19
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara – 07:52:19
Amrita Kalam 09:20 – 10:54
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 26:22* – 27:53*
Durmuhurthams: 11:50 – 12:36