Apara Ekadasi, aka Bhadrakali Ekadashi or Bhadrakali Jayanti, is an auspicious Ekadasi vrat dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In 2011, date of Apara Ekadashi is 28 May 2011, today. In Punjab and some places in Haryana and North India it is also celebrated as Bhadrakali Ekadasi or the birthday of Goddess Bhadrakali.
Ekadashi begins at 6.02 pm on 27 May 2011 and ends on 28 May at 8.22 pm.
Apara Ekadasi (Bhadrakali Ekadashi) falls in Krishna Paksha of Jyestha month as per North Indian calendars and in Vaishakh month as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, and Marathi calendars.