Today, 27 August 2012 is Ekadasi Vrat (Kamala Ekadasi / Padmini Ekadasi). This is also known Purushottam Ekadsi as it falls in Adhika Maas (Adhik Bhadrapad Month).
This Ekadasi falls in Shukla Paksha of Adhik Bhadrapada Maas as per all Hindu lunar calendars. It falls in Chinga Masam in Malayalam calendar, Aavani Masam in Tamil Panchangam and Bhadra Month of Bengali Panjika.
Padmini Ekadasi Vrat Katha is mentioned in the Skanda Purana as a conversation between King Yudhishtira and Lord Krishna. The story of this Ekadasi is associated with Pulastya Muni and Karthyaveeryarjuna (Sahasra Arjuna).
Next Ekadasi is Parama Ekadasi (Kamla Ekadasi): September 12, 2012..