Kartik Ekadashi (Utthana Ekadasi, Prabodini Ekadashi, Bodhini) is observed in Shukla Paksha of Kartik month. In 2023, Kartik Ekadashi date is November 23.
Smarta Kartik Ekadashi – 23 November 2023 – Vaishnava, Bhagvat Kartik Ekadashi, Sarva Ekadashi, Sarvesham Ekadashi
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, 23 November 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:29 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:24 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:34 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 03:13 AM, Nov 24
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 09:01 PMDwadashi
Nakshatra : Uttara Bhadrapada upto 05:16 PMRevati
Karana : Vanija upto 10:02 AM, Vishti upto 09:01 PM, Bava,
Yoga : Vajra upto 11:54 AM, Siddhi,
Weekday : Guruwara,
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2080 Rakshasa
Abhijit : 11:35 AM to 12:18 PM
Amrit Kalam : 12:44 PM to 02:15 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:18 PM to 02:40 PM
Yamaganda : 06:29 AM to 07:51 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:13 AM to 10:35 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:07 AM to 10:51 AM 02:29 PM to 03:13 PM
Varjyam : 04:38 AM, Nov 24 to 06:09 AM, Nov 24