Kartik Ekadashi (Utthana Ekadasi, Prabodini Ekadashi, Bodhini) is observed in Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. In 2021, Kartik Ekadashi date is November 14-15.
Smarta Kartik Ekadashi – 14 November 2021
Vaishnava, Bhagvat Kartik Ekadashi – 15 November 2021
It is believed on this day Lord Vishnu wakes up from his four-month Yoga nidra (cosmic sleep). These four holy months are observed as Chaturmas vrat (Shravan month, Bhadrapad month, Ashwin month, and Kartik month).
Kartik Ekadasi Pandharpur Yatra is the most popular celebrations during Kartik month in Maharashtra. Usually, Palkhi Yatra starts on first day of Kartik month and continues till Kartik Purnima but the most auspicious day is Kartik Ekadasi. Kartik Ekadasi also marks the beginning of Panchaka vrat.
Tulsi Vivah or Tulsi Saligram Vivah Puja is also celebrated on Kartik Ekadashi. It is observed on Ksheerabdi Dwadasi or Kartik Purnima.
Panchang, 14 November 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:23 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:26 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:40 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 02:46 AM, Nov 15
Tithi : Ekadashi upto Full Night
Nakshatra : Purva Bhadrapada upto 04:31 PM Uttara Bhadrapada
Yoga : Harshana upto 01:44 AM, Nov 15 Vajra
Karana : Vanija upto 06:09 PM Vishti upto Full Night
Weekday : Raviwara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:32 AM to 12:17 PM
Amrit Kalam : 08:09 AM to 09:50 AM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 04:03 PM to 05:26 PM
Yamaganda : 11:55 AM to 01:17 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 02:40 PM to 04:03 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 03:58 PM to 04:42 PM
Varjyam : 02:47 AM, Nov 15 to 04:29 AM, Nov 15