26|27 February 2022 is Vijaya Ekadashi (Kalyana Ekadashi). It falls in Falgun Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars and Magh Month of Amavasyant calendars of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.
In 2022, Vijaya Ekadashi date is February 26 & 27. Smartha Ekadasi is on February 26 and Bhagvat Vaishnava Ekadashi is on 27th February.
It falls in Maasi Masam of Tamil calendar, Kumbha Masam of Malayalam calendar and Phalgun Month of Bengali Panjika.
According to the Skanda Purana, one who observes Vijaya Ekadasi attains success with nullifying the sins. The Purana also tells that Lord Sri Ram observed Vijaya Ekadashi and demolished Ravana without any obstacles.
Vijaya Ekadashi Timings
Ekadashi begins at 10.39 AM on 26 February and ends at 8.12 AM on 27 February 2022.
Vijaya Ekadashi – Vrat Katha or legend or story, Importance and spiritual significance
The legend or story of Vijaya Ekadasi was narrated to Narada by his father Lord Brahma. Lord Sri ram went to cross the sea with his army (Vanarasena), but was unable to find the means to cross the sea. Informed by Lakshmana, Lord Ram went to a Sage and got the importance to observe Vijaya Ekadashi. Lord Ram was well informed by the Sage about the observance of Vijaya Ekadashi. Lord Rama attained victory after performing. Vijaya Ekadasi rituals with utmost fervor.
There is no specific rules, rituals or customs to observe on Vijaya Ekadasi. They are same as normal Ekadashi, which include fasting. Devotees break their fasting on Dwadashi day after performing Vishnu Puja.
Panchang, Vijaya Ekadashi – 27 February 2022
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:34 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:12 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 04:48 AM, Feb 28
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 02:43 PM
Tithi : Ekadashi upto 08:12 AM Dwadashi upto 05:42 AM, Feb 28
Nakshatra : Purva Ashadha upto 08:49 AM Uttara Ashadha
Yoga : Trayodashi Vyatipata upto 05:39 PM. Variyana.
Karana : Balava upto 08:12 AM. Kaulava upto 06:57 PM. Taitila upto 05:42 AM, Feb 28. Garaja.
Weekday : Raviwara.
Paksha : Krishna Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Phalguna – Purnimanta Magha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 12:00 PM to 12:46 PM
Amrit Kalam : 01:06 AM, Feb 28 to 02:35 AM, Feb 28
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 04:45 PM to 06:12 PM
Yamaganda : 12:23 PM to 01:50 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 03:18 PM to 04:45 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 04:39 PM to 05:26 PM
Varjyam : 04:13 PM to 05:42 PM