Ekadashi October 2020 are – Parama Ekadashi & Pasankusha Ekadashi. In October 2020, the dates of Ekadashi Vrata are – 13 October and 27 October.
Ekadashi Vrat, a highly meritorious vrat of Lord Vishnu, is observed on 11th day in each fortnight of Hindu month.
Kamala Ekadashi (Parama Ekadashi) – 13 October 2020
Parama Ekadasi vrat is observed on Krishna Paksha Ekadasi in Adhika masam or Adhik mahina. Parama Ekadasi vrat katha is mentioned in the Skanda Purana as a conversation between Lord Sri Krishna and Dharmaraja.
According to the Hindi traditional calendar, Krishna Paksha of an Adhika Masa or Adhika Masam, the Ekadashi that falls is known as Parama Ekadashi or Parama Ekadasi. This particular Ekadashi Vrat is largely dedicated and observed in order to please Lord Vishnu.
Pasankusha Ekadashi – 27 October 2020
Pasankusha Ekadasi falls on Shukla Paksha Ekadasi in Ashwin month as per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati & all other North Indian Hindi calendars. It is observed on the following day of Dussehra (Dasara / Vijayadashami).
It is also referred to as Papankusha Ekadasi or Padmanabha Ekadashi. Padmanabha Swamy (A form of Vishnu) is also worshipped on this day.
This Ekadashi falls in….
Hindi Month (North Indian calendar) – Ashwin Month, Telugu Month – Ashwayuja Masam, Kannada Month – Ashwina Masa, Marathi Month – Ashwin Mahina, Gujarati Month – Aso Maas, Tamil Panjangam – Aippasi Masam, Malayalam Month – Tula Masam, Bengali Panjika – Kartik Month, Nepali Patro – Kartik Month.