Ekadashi 2016 - 2017 - Ekadashi Calendar Fasting Dates in 2016



Ekadashi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Vishnu on the eleventh day of every lunar fortnight in traditional Hindu calendar. Ekadashi 2017 dates based on Hindu Lunar Calendar. There is no Vaikunta Ekadashi in 2016. Nirjala Ekadasi is on June 16, 2016. Fasting on Ekadashi is considered highly auspicious and is believed to help in redemption of sins and in attaining Moksha. Below are the Ekadashi dates in 2016 - 2017.

The Ekadashi dates are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).


Ekadashi 2016

June 30, 2016 - Yogini Ekadasi - Smarta
July 1, 2016 – Yogini Ekadasi - Bhagvath in most regions

July 15, 2016 – Devshayani Ekadashi – Sayana EkadasiAshadi Ekadasi 
July 30, 2016 – Kamika Ekadasi

August 14, 2016 - Pavitra Ekadasi – Putrada Ekadashi
August 28, 2016 – Aja Ekadasi – Annada Ekadashi - Jaya Ekadasi

September 13, 2016 – Parivartini Ekadashi – Parsava Ekadasi 
September 26, 2016 – Indira Ekadasi

October 12, 2016 - Pasankusa Ekadashi 
October 26, 2016 – Rama Ekadasi

November 10, 2016 - Smarta Ekadasi
November 11, 2016 – Prabodini Ekadasi – Uttahana Ekadashi 
November 25, 2016 – Uttpatti Ekadashi 

December 10, 2016 - Mokshada Ekadasi - Guruvayur EkadasiKaisika Ekadasi
December 24, 2016 - Saphala Ekadasi 

Ekadashi 2017

January 8, 2017 - Vaikunta Ekadasi
January 8, 2017 - Putrada Ekadasi 
January 23, 2017 - Shattila Ekadashi – Satila Ekadasi 

February 7, 2017 - Jaya Ekadasi - Bhoumi and Bhishma Ekadasi
February 22, 2017 - Vijaya Ekadashi

March 8, 2017 – Amalaki Ekadasi – Amalki Ekadashi
March 24, 2017 - Papmochani Ekadasi 

April 7, 2017 - Kamda Ekadasi – Kamada Ekadashi
April 22, 2017 - Varuthini Ekadashi (Smarta)
April 23, 2017 - Varuthini Ekadashi (Bhagavat)

May 6, 2017 –  Mohini Ekadasi 
May 22, 2017 – Apara Ekadashi

June 16, 2017 – Bhim Ekadasi – Bhima Nirjala Ekadasi

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