11 April 2014 is Kamada Ekadashi Vrata. This Ekadashi falls in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra Month as per Hindu calendar followed by Amavasyant calendars of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat as well as Purnimant calendars of North India.
In 2014, Kamada Ekadashi falls in Panguni Masam as per Tamil calendar and Meena Masam of Malayalam calendar and Chaitra Month in Bengali calendar.
Kamada Ekadashi Vrata Paaran Time on 12 April 2014 (Time for Breaking Fast) – 6 AM to 10.10 AM.
Kamada Ekadashi is one of the famous Ekadashi Vratas that are celebrated with utmost gusto in Vaishnava Temples all over the world. ISKCON Temples are the popular temples to celebrate Kamada Ekadashi in a big way.
Phool Bangla Utsav is the most celebrated event held at Vrindavan Banke Bihariji Temple.
Kamada Ekadashi Vrat Katha or the story of this Ekadashi is mentioned in the Varaha Purana as a conversation between Lord Krishna and King Yudhistira. Once, a Gandharva called Lalita was married to a beautiful woman. After his marriage, he was unable to do his regular works or duties with dedication because of his attraction towards his wife. Read the full story of Kamada Ekadashi here..
Daily Panchangam, Kamada Ekadashi – 11 April 2014
Sun Rise 06:09 Sun Sets 18:46
Moon Rise 15:25 Moon Sets 03:24
Tithi Sukla Ekadasi Ends at 09:54
Nakshatram Makha (Magha) Ends at 18:08
Bava Karana Ends at 22:45, Vishti (Bhadra) Karana Ends at 09:54
Ganda Yogam Ends at 22:42
North Indian Hindi calendar – Chaitra Month (Purnimant)
Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu Calendar – Chaitra Masam (Amavasyant)
Malayalam calendar – Meenam Month
Tamil Calendar – Panguni Month
Bengali Panjika – Chaitra Month
Amrita Kalam 11:04 – 12:50 Duration: 01:45
Abhijit: 12:03:30 – 12:51:30
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 06:52 – 08:38 Duration: 01:45
Rahu Kalam: 10:52:52 – 12:27:30
Gulika Kalam: 07:43:37 – 09:18:15
Yama Gandam: 15:36:45 – 17:11:22
Durmuhurthams: 08:40:24 – 09:30:52
Durmuhurthams: 12:52:44 – 13:43:12