Papamochani Ekadashi, 16|17 March 2015

16|17 March 2015 is Papamochani Ekadashi. It falls on Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadashi day in North Indian calendar. It coincides with Falguna Krishna Ekadashi as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.

March 16 – Smarta Ekadashi

March 17 – Bhagvat Ekadashi (Vaishnava Ekadashi)

This is the last Ekadashi vrat among the 24 Ekadasi vrata in Hindu Year.

Papamochani Ekadashi vrata gets devotees free from all the sins committed by them. Literally ‘Paap means the sin and ‘mochani is the remover.

The legend or Paapmochni Ekadasi vrat katha is mentioned in the Bhavishya uttara Purana as a conversation between Lord Krishna and Yudhishtira. The main aspects of the vrat are – charity and fasting. Here is the full story of Papamochani Ekadashi..

16 March 2015 (Monday) – Papmochani Ekadashi (Smarta Ekadashi)

Next Day Parana Time = 13:41 to 16:03 (17 March 2015)

On Parana Day Hari Vasara End Moment = 10:15

17 March 2015 (Tuesday) – Papmochani Ekadashi (Bhagvat Ekadashi)

Next Day Parana Time = 06:31 to 08:54 (18 March 2015)

On Parana Day Dwadashi would be over before Sunrise

Ekadashi Tithi Begins = 07:38 on 16 March 2015

Ekadashi Tithi Ends = 05:01 on 17 March 2015

The next Ekadashi in 2015 is Kamada Ekadashi.

Panchang, 16 March 2015

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:39 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:32
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 27:48 Chandrastama (Moonset) 14:26

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dashami – 07:38
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 29:01*
Nakshatra Uttara Ashadha – 22:29
Yoga Parigha – 25:00*
Karana Bava – 18:24
Skipped Karana : Balava – 29:01*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 08:08 – 09:37
Gulika Kalam: 14:04 – 15:34
Yama Gandam: 11:06 – 12:35

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Meena
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 16:32 – 18:01
Abhijit: 12:12 – 12:59

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 26:06* – 27:34*
Durmuhurthams: 15:22 – 16:09

Panchang, 17 March 2015

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:38 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:32
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 28:38 Chandrastama (Moonset) 15:29

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 25:55*
Nakshatra Shravana – 20:15
Yoga Shiva – 21:21
Karana Taitila – 25:55*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Chaitra
Amavasyanta Month Phaalguna
Shaka Samvatsara: Jaya
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Plavanga
Rahu Kalam: 15:34 – 17:03
Gulika Kalam: 12:35 – 14:04
Yama Gandam: 09:36 – 11:06

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Meena
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 10:49 – 12:16
Abhijit: 12:11 – 12:59

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 23:49 – 25:15*
Durmuhurthams: 23:22 – 24:10*

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