Kamika Ekadashi vrat is observed in Krishna Paksh or dark half in Shravan month (July – August) as per North Indian Hindi Panchang. In 2020, Kamika Ekadashi date is July 16.
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.
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.
In 2020, Kamika Ekadashi falls in Aadi Month in Tamil calendar, Karkidakam Masam in Malayalam calendar and Aashar Mash in Bengali Panjika.
Panchang – 16 July 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, श्रावण मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, एकादशी तिथि, कृत्तिका नक्षत्र, गण्ड योग, बालव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:54 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:11
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)26:37 Chandrastama (Moonset)15:23
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 23:44
Nakshatra Krittika – 18:53
Yoga Ganda – 24:19*
Karana Balava – 23:44
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 14:12 – 15:52
Gulika Kalam: 09:13 – 10:53
Yama Gandam: 05:54 – 07:34
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Shravan Mahina 2077 (Sawan Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Karkidakam Month 1195 (Karkidaka Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Ashada Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Aadi Month (Aadi Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Ashar Mash 1427
Nepali Calendar – Shrawan Maas 2077
Telugu Calendar – Ashada Masam (Ashadam)
Marathi Calendar – Ashad Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Ashad Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna – 11:03:01
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha
Amrita Kalam 16:16 – 18:00
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Durmuhurthams: 15:38 – 16:32
Kamika Ekadashi in Previous Years
In 2019, Kamika Ekadashi date was July 28.
In 2018, Kamika Ekadasi date was August 7/8.
In 2017, Kamika Ekadasi date was July 19/20.
In 2016, Kamika Ekadasi date was July 30.
In 2015, Kamika Ekadasi date was August 10.
In 2014, Kamika Ekadasi date was July 22.
In 2013, Kamika Ekadasi date was August 2.
In 2012, Kamika Ekadasi date was July 14.