Utpanna Ekdashi, Utpatti Ekadasi, is observed in Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in Margashira masam or Margasirsha month. In 2019, Utapanna Ekadasi date is November 23.
This Ekadashi commemorates the demolition of demon Murasura by Lord Vishnu and it is associated with the birth of Ekadasi Mata. When Lord Vishnu was sleeping, demon Mura planned to kill him. Goddess Ekadasi was born by the divine creation and slain the demon.
To honour the courage and devotion towards him, Lord Vishnu thanked Goddess Ekadashi for killing the demon. He also blessed her that whoever observes fast on Ekadasi will get salvation. Lord Krishna advised to his devotees that to start their Ekadasi upvas on Utpanna Ekadashi or Utpatti Ekadasi. They break Ekadasi upavas on Dwadashi day.
It is to note that as per Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat calendars, Utpanna Ekadasi falls on Krishna Ekadashi day in Karthik Month.
Panchang, 23 November 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:36
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)28:07 Chandrastama (Moonset)15:28
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwadashi – 27:43*
Nakshatra Hasta – 14:45
Yoga Priti – 09:39
Skipped Yoga : Ayushman – 30:16*
Karana Taitila – 27:43*
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 09:31 – 10:52
Gulika Kalam: 06:49 – 08:10
Yama Gandam: 13:34 – 14:54
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Margashirsha Mahina 2076 (Margashirsh Maas)
Malayalam Calendar – Vrischikam Month 1195 (Vrischikam Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Kartika Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Karthigai Month (Karthikai Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Agrahan Mash 1426
Nepali Calendar – Mangsir Maas 2076
Telugu Calendar – Kartika Masam (Karthikam)
Marathi Calendar – Kartik Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Kartik Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 25:46:32*
Amrita Kalam 09:14 – 10:42
Abhijit: 11:51 – 12:34
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 22:06 – 23:34
Durmuhurthams: 07:32 – 08:15
Utpanna Ekadashi in Previous Years
In 2018, Utapanna Ekadasi date was December 3.
In 2017, Utapanna Ekadasi date was November 14.
In 2016, Utapanna Ekadasi date was November 25.
In 2015, Utpanna Ekadashi date was December 7.
In 2014, Utapanna Ekadasi date was November 18.
In 2013, Utapanna Ekadasi date was November 29.
Utapanna Ekadasi 2012 date was December 9.