Jaya Ekadasi is observed on Magh Shukla Ekadashi day, the eleventh day during Shukla Paksha in Magh month. In 2021, Jaya Ekadashi date is February 23.
While Magh month is the auspicious month for Shiva puja and this Ekadasi is auspicious for Vishnu Puja. On this day, Lord Vishnu and Shiva both are worshipped. Observing Jaya Ekadasi Vrat gives the devotees the opportunity to get rid of the sins and to get salvation.
The legend or story or Jaya Ekadasi Vrat katha is mentioned in the Padma Purana. It is explained as a conversation between Lord Krishna and Yudhistira. Jaya Ekadasi is known as Bhishma Ekadashi or Bhauma Ekadasi in South India.
It is said by Yudhisthira Maharaja to the lord shree Krishna. Once, Lord Shree Krishna said to yudhishtira about Jaya ekadashi, which obliterates all kinds of sinful reactions and demonic influences affecting the spirit soul. Long time ago Lord Indra who was ruling his celestial kingdom, use to drink ambrosia in the forest of Nandana. Read on for full story..
Panchang, 23 February 2021
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 6:52 AM
Suryastamayam (Sunset) : 6:17 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 2:15 PM
Chandrastamayam (Moonset) : 4:43 AM, Feb 24
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 06:05 PM Dwadashi
Nakshatra : Ardra upto 12:31 PM Punarvasu
Yoga : Ayushman upto 04:35 AM, Feb 24 Saubhagya
Karana : Vishti upto 06:05 PM Bava upto 06:11 AM, Feb 24 Balava
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Weekday : Mangalavara (Tuesday)
Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta ; Magha – Amavasyanta
Vikram Samvat : 2077 Pramadi
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Shubh Muhurat (Auspicious Timings):
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:12 PM to 12:57 PM
Amrit Kalam (Amrutha Kalam) : 6:05 PM to 06:51 AM, Feb 24
Time to Avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 3:26 PM to 04:51 PM
Yamaganda Kalam : 9:43 AM to 11:09 AM
Gulikai Kalam (Kuligai Timings) : 12:35 PM to 02:00 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 9:09 AM to 09:55 AM 11:19 PM to 12:09 AM, Feb 24
Varjyam : 12:54 AM, Feb 24 to 02:33 AM, Feb 24