Papamochani Ekadashi is observed on Chaitra Krishna Paksha Ekadashi day in North Indian calendar. In 2021, Papamochani Ekadasi date is April 7.
This Ekadashi day falls on Falguna Krishna Paksh in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars. 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..
The next Ekadashi in 2021 is Kamada Ekadashi.
Panchang, 7 April 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:04 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:42 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:11 AM, Apr 08
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 02:28 PM
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 02:28 AM, Apr 08 Dwadashi
Nakshatra : Dhanishtha upto 03:33 AM, Apr 08 Shatabhisha
Yoga : Sadhya upto 02:30 PM Shubha
Karana : Bava upto 02:15 PM Balava upto 02:28 AM, Apr 08 Kaulava
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Weekday : Budhawara
Shaka Samvat : 1942 Sharvari
Chandramasa : Chaitra – Purnimanta Phalguna – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi
Abhijit : None
Amrit Kalam : 04:44 PM to 06:24 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 12:23 PM to 01:58 PM
Yamaganda : 07:39 AM to 09:14 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 10:49 AM to 12:23 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 11:58 AM to 12:49 PM
Varjyam : 06:44 AM to 08:24 AM