Varuthini Ekadashi, also spelt as Varudhini Ekadasi, is an auspicious Ekadasi vrat observed on Krishna Paksha in Vaishakh month as per North Indian Hindi calendars. In 2023, Varuthini Ekadashi date is April 16. Smarta Ekadashi and Vaishnava (Madhva) Ekadashi both are on the same day.
Shri Yudhishthira Maharaj offering obeisance to Lord Vasudeva asked to describe the merits and influence about Ekadashi taking place during the dark fortnight of Vaishaka month [April-May]. Read full story – Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat Katha…
Varuthini Ekadashi in 2023 begins in the night on 15 April and ends in the evening on 16 April.
Ekadashi Vrat Paaran Time on 17 April 2023
Those who observe Varuthini Ekadashi Vrat on 16 April will have to observe Dwadashi Paaran between 5.55 AM and 8.28 AM on 17 April 2023.
In some parts of South India mainly in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on this day Kailasa Gauri nomu (Kailash Gowri Vrat) is also observed.
Panchang, Varuthini Ekadashi – 16 April 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 05:49 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 06:31 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 03:56 AM, Apr 17
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 02:48 PM
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 06:14 PMDwadashi
Nakshatra : Dhanishtha upto 05:51 AMShatabhisha upto 04:07 AM, Apr 17Purva Bhadrapada
Yoga : Bava upto 07:29 AM Balava upto 06:14 PM Kaulava upto 04:59 AM, Apr 17 Taitila
Karana : Shukla upto 12:13 AM, Apr 17 Brahma
Weekday : Raviwara
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Vaishakha – Purnimanta Chaitra – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 11:45 AM to 12:36 PM
Amrit Kalam : 09:26 PM to 10:55 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 04:56 PM to 06:31 PM
Yamaganda : 12:10 PM to 01:45 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 03:21 PM to 04:56 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 04:50 PM to 05:40 PM
Varjyam : 12:32 PM to 02:01 PM
In 2022, Varuthini Ekadashi date is April 26. In 2021, Varuthini Ekadashi date is May 7. In 2020, Varuthini Ekadashi date is April 18. In 2019, Varuthini Ekadashi date was April 30. In 2018, Varuthini Ekadashi date is April 12. Smarta Ekadashi is on 11 April and Vaishnava (Madhva) Ekadashi date is April 12.
In 2017, Varuthini Ekadashi date was April 22. In 2016, Varuthini Ekadashi date was May 3. In 2015, Varuthini Ekadashi date was April 15. In 2014, Varuthini Ekadashi date was April 25. In 2013, Varuthini Ekadashi date was May 5 & 6. In 2012, Varuthini Ekadashi date was April 17.