6 September 2018 is Annada Ekadashi, Aja Ekadashi, Ananda Ekadasi. It falls on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Bhadrapada month as per North Indian Hindi calendar & in Shravan month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars.
Annada Ekadashi vrat katha or the story of Aja Ekadashi is mentioned in Brahma vaivarta Purana. This vrat katha is associated with King Satya Harischandra who was the very truthful king of all ages in Hinduism. He performed this vrata and got back all his wealth and fame which he lost in difficult times.
In 2018, Annada Ekadashi falls in Aavani Masam of Tamil calendar, Chingam Month of Malayalam calendar, and Bhadra month in Bengali Panjika.
Annada Ekadashi Vrat Paaran Time – breakfast time on Dwadashi, 7 September 2018 is – between 5.58 AM to 8.25.
Chanting Vishnusaharanama Stotram & Sri Hari Ashtakam is highly meritorious.