Kamika Ekadashi vrat is observed in Krishna Paksh or dark half in Shravan month (July – August) as per North Indian Hindi Panchang. In 2022, Kamika Ekadashi date is July 24.
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 – 24 July 2022
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:37 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:56 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 02:27 AM, Jul 25
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 03:38 PM
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 01:45 PMDwadashi
Nakshatra : Rohini upto 10:00 PMMrigashirsha
Karana : Balava upto 01:45 PMKaulava upto 02:59 AM, Jul 25Taitila
Yoga : Vriddhi upto 02:02 PMDhruva
Weekday : Raviwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvatsaram : 1944 Shubhakrutha
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta; Ashada Maas – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:50 AM to 12:43 PM
Amrita Kalam : 06:25 PM to 08:13 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 05:16 PM to 06:56 PM
Yamaganda : 12:17 PM to 01:56 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 03:36 PM to 05:16 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 05:10 PM to 06:03 PM
Varjyam : 01:01 PM to 02:49 PM 04:20 AM, Jul 25 to 06:08 AM, Jul 25
Kamika Ekadashi in Previous Years
In 2021, Kamika Ekadashi date is August 4.
In 2020, Kamika Ekadashi date is July 16.
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.