10 August 2015 is Kamika Ekadashi. It falls in Krishna Paksh or dark half in Shravan month (July – August) as per North Indian Hindi Panchang.
It falls in Ashada month as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu Panchanga. Kamika Ekadasi is one of the most important ekadasi vrata gives the merits of performing punya snan in sacred rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, Sindhu, Cauvery, Godavari, Krishna, etc.
This year, Kamika Ekadashi falls in Karkidaka Masam of Malayalam calendar, Aadi Masam in Tamil calendar & Shraban Month in Bengali calendar.
Kamika Ekadasi vrat katha or the legend of this Ekadashi is mentioned in the Brahma Vaivarta Purana as a conversation between Lord Krishna and Yudhistira. Lord Brahma explained the glories and merits of Kamika Ekadasi vrata to Narada Muni. Check out the Kamika Ekadashi Vrat Katha here…
Ekadashi Vrat Parana time on 11 August 2015, on Dwadashi – 5.54 AM to 8.25 AM.
Panchang – 10 August 2015
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:04 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:59
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)26:59 Chandrastama (Moonset)15:40
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 16:45
Nakshatra Mrigashirsha – 19:01
Yoga Vyaghata – 07:12
Karana Kaulava – 28:49*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Manmadha
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Kilaka
Rahu Kalam: 07:41 – 09:18
Gulika Kalam: 14:09 – 15:45
Yama Gandam: 10:55 – 12:32
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha – 06:42:22
Amrita Kalam 10:01 – 11:39
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:58
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 27:45* – 29:25*
Durmuhurthams: 15:33 – 16:24