Ekadasi is an highly meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed on eleventh day in both – Shukla paksha and Krishna paksha in each month. Ekadasi March 2020 dates are – 6 March and 19 March.
6 March 2020 – Amalaki Ekadashi
19 March 2020 – Papmochani Ekadashi
Amalaki Ekadashi – 6 March 2020
Amalaki Ekadashi (6 March 2020) is observed on Shukla Paksha of Falguna month in all lunar calendars followed in India.
In 2020, Amalaki Ekadashi falls in Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar, Maasi Masam in Tamil calendar and Falgun Month of Bengali Panjika.
Amalaki Ekadashi is also celebrated as Rangbhari Ekadashi in Varanasi and some other places of Brajbhumi and Uttar Pradesh.
Papamochani Ekadashi – 19 March 2020
This Ekadashi day falls on Falguna Krishna Paksh in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. This is the last Ekadashi vrat among the 24 Ekadasi vrata in Hindu Year.
Papamochani Ekadashi vrata gets devotees free from all the sins committed by them. Literally ‘Paap means the sin and ‘mochani is the remover.