Today, 8 January 2013 is Saphala Ekadasi. It falls in Krishna Paksha of Paush Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars.
Saphala Ekadasi falls in Krishna Paksha of Margashirsha Month as per Marathi, Telugu, Kannada and Gujarati calendars.
Saphala Ekadasi vrat katha is associated with King Mahishmata and his eldest son Lumpaka.
In 2013, this Ekadasi vrat falls in Margazhi Masam in Tamil calendar, Dhanu Masam in Malayalam calendar, Poush Month in Bengali calendar.