Utpatti Ekadashi, Uthpatti Ekadasi or Utpanna Ekadashi, is observed on 11th day of Krishna Paksha in Margashirsha month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2018, Utpatti Ekadashi date is December 3.
It falls in Krishna Paksha in Kartik month for Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.
This Ekadasi vrat is associated with the birth of Ekadashi Mata and the demolition of demon Murasura by Lord Vishnu.
While Lord Vishnu was sleeping, Murasura attempted to kill the Lord. By the divine creation of Vishnu, Goddess Ekadashi was emerged and killed the demon. To honor the Goddess, Lord Vishnu blessed her that who observes fasting on Ekadashi would get moksha (salvation).
Panchang, 3 December 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:56 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:36
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)27:52 Chandrastama (Moonset)15:07
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ekadashi – 12:59
Nakshatra Chitra – 26:50*
Yoga Saubhagya – 25:23*
Karana Kaulava – 24:37*
Purnimanta Month Margashirsha
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 08:16 – 09:36
Gulika Kalam: 13:36 – 14:56
Yama Gandam: 10:56 – 12:16
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Vrischika
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 14:53:11
Amrita Kalam 20:29 – 22:04
Abhijit: 11:55 – 12:37
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 10:57 – 12:32
Durmuhurthams: 14:46 – 15:28
In 2017, Utapatti Ekadasi date was November 14.
In 2016, Utapatti Ekadasi date was November 25.
In 2015, Utpatti Ekadashi date was December 7.
In 2014, Utpatti Ekadashi date was November 18.
In 2013, Utpatti Ekadashi date was November 29.
Utpatti Ekadashi 2012 date was December 9.