Kamika Ekadashi vrat is observed in Krishna Paksh or dark half in Shravan month (July – August) as per North Indian Hindi Panchang. In 2021, Kamika Ekadashi date is August 4.
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 – 4 August 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:44 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 07:10 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:26 AM, Aug 05
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 04:03 PM
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 03:17 PM Dwadashi
Nakshatra : Mrigashirsha upto 04:25 AM, Aug 05 Ardra
Yoga : Vyaghata upto 12:52 AM, Aug 05 Harshana
Karana : Balava upto 03:17 PM Kaulava upto 04:17 AM, Aug 05 Taitila
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Budhawara
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Shravana – Purnimanta Ashadha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 06:38 PM to 08:25 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:27 PM to 02:08 PM
Yamaganda : 07:25 AM to 09:06 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:46 AM to 12:27 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 12:00 PM to 12:54 PM
Varjyam : 07:58 AM to 09:44 AM
Kamika Ekadashi in Previous Years
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.