Ekadashi fasting is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Vishnu puja. It is observed on every 11th day of Hindu month. Ekadashi August 2020 dates are: August 15 & 29 August 2020 ( Aja Ekadashi & Parsva Parivartini Ekadashi).
Aja Ekadashi / Annada Ekadashi – 15 August 2020
It falls in Krishna Paksha of Bhadrapada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and in Shravan Month according to Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars. In 2020, Aja Ekadashi date is 15 August.
In 2020, Aja Ekadashi falls in Karkidaka Masam of Malayalam calendar, Aadi Masam of Tamil calendar, Shraban Mash in Bengali Panjika and Shrawan Maas in Nepali Patro.
The legend, importance and the significance of Aja Ekadasi or Ananda Ekadashi are explained in the Brahma Vaivartha Purana.
Parivartini Ekadashi (Parsva Parivartana Ekadashi, Vamana Ekadashi, Jaljilani Ekadashi) – 29 August 2020
Parsva Parivartini Ekadashi falls in Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Bhadrapada Month according to Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada and North Indian Hindi calendar. In 2020, Parivartana Ekadashi date is August 29.
It falls in Aavani Masam in Tamil calendar, Chinga Masam in Malayalam calendar, Bhadra Month in Bengali Panjika and Bhadra Maas in Nepali Patro..