Today, 17 February 2012 is Ekadasi (Vijaya Ekadasi). It is Smarta Vijaya Ekadasi. Bhagvat Ekadasi (Ekadasi for Vaishnava sect) is observed on 18 February 2012. Ekadasi begins on 17th at 6.39 am and ends on 5.30 am on 18th February. It falls on Krishna Paksha of Falgun month in North Indian Hindi calendars and in Magh month in Amavasyant calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka.
This Ekadasi falls in Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar and Kumbha Masam in Malayalam calendar. Next Ekadasi is Amalaki Ekadasi.