Ekadashi vrat is the most meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Ekadashi vrat in January 2021 are – Saphala Ekadashi, Pausha Putrada Ekadashi and Shattila Ekadashi. Here are the dates and timings of Ekadashi vrat in January 2021 (as per Indian Standard Time).
Saturday, 9 January 2021 – Saphala Ekadashi
This Ekadasi falls on Krishna Paksha Ekadashi of Margashira month as per Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu calendars. It is Maagh Maas Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2021, it coincides with Margazhi Masam Ekadashi in Tamil calendars, Dhanu Masam Ekadashi in Malayalam calendars and Poush Maas Ekadashi in Bengali calendars and Nepali Patro.
Saphala Ekadashi vrat helps devotees to attain success in every aspect of life. Literally, ‘Safala means success. The significance and spiritual importance of Saphala Ekadashi was mentioned in the Brahmanda Purana as the conversation between Lord Krishna and Yudhistira.
Vrat Katha of Saphala Ekadashi is associated with Lumpaka, son of King Mahishmata whol ruled Champaavati. Check out Saphala Ekadashi Vrat Katha here..
Sunday, 24 January 2021 – Paush Putrada Ekadashi
It is Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Pausha Month (Pushya Masam) in all Hindu calendars. Putrada Ekadasi is celebrated two times – in Shravan Month & Paush Month.
This year, Putrada Ekadashi falls in Thai Masam in Tamil calendar, Makaram Month in Malayalam calendar and Paush Month in Bengali calendar.
Check out Paush Putrada Ekadashi Vrat Mahatmya (Importance / Significance) here..