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Ekadashi 2017 - Ekadasi Calendar with Fasting Dates for 2017



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 with paran or fast ending time. Vaikunta Ekadashi in 2017 is on December 29. Nirjala Ekadasi is on June 23, 2018. 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 2017 - fast ending time is different in western parts of India. Rest of India it almost same time.

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

Paran ritual should be performed before Dwadashi tithi ends. Dwadasi is the day after Ekadasi - the 12th day of a lunar fortnight.


Ekadashi 2017

July 19, 2017 – Kamika Ekadasi ( marked in Tamil Nadu and for most people)
July 20, 2017 – Kamika Ekadasi ( for minority communities and in some regions)

Paran
The fast should be ended - Paran ritual has to be performed before 10:35 PM on July 20) - in all parts of India except in Western parts of India.
(If you are residing in western parts of India the Paran ritual has to be performed before 1:13 AM on July 21)

In nutshell - People observing the vrat on July 19 should break the fast on the morning of July 20, 2017.
If you are observing the vrat on July 20, then you should break the fast before 10:00 PM on July 20.

Ekadasi fasting should always be broken before Dwadasi tithi ends (before the 12th tithi ends)

If you are looking for Ekadasi Tithi then the time is as follows

In western parts of India, Ekadasi begins on 7:26 AM on July 19 and ends at  4:27 AM on July 20. (Based on panchangs in western parts of India like Kalnirnay, Mahalakshmi, Swaminarayan sansthan)

In Rest of India (North - South and East) the Ekadasi tithi begins at 3:27 AM on July 19 and ends at 1:03 AM on July 20.  (Based on Kashi Panchang and Thakur Prasad)

August 3, 2017 - Pavitra Ekadasi – Putrada Ekadashi
August 18, 2017 – Aja Ekadasi – Annada Ekadashi - Jaya Ekadasi


September 16, 2017 – Indira Ekadasi

October 1, 2017 - Pasankusa Ekadashi 
October 15, 2017 – Rama Ekadasi
October 31, 2017 – Prabodini Ekadasi – Uttahana Ekadashi 

November 14, 2017 – Uttpatti Ekadashi
November 30, 2017 - Mokshada Ekadasi - Guruvayur EkadasiKaisika Ekadasi

December 13, 2017 - Saphala Ekadasi 
December 29, 2017 - Vaikunta Ekadasi (South India)
December 29, 2017 - Putrada Ekadasi  (North and Eastern parts of India)

January 23, 2017 - Shattila Ekadashi – Satila Ekadasi 

Ekadashi 2018

January 12, 2018 - Shattila Ekadashi – Satila Ekadasi 
January 27, 2018 - Smarta Ekadasi
January 28, 2018 - Jaya Ekadasi - Bhoumi and Bhishma Ekadasi

February 11, 2018 - Vijaya Ekadashi
February 26, 2018 – Amalaki Ekadasi – Amalki Ekadashi

March 13, 2018 - Papmochani Ekadasi 
March 27, 2018 - Kamda Ekadasi – Kamada Ekadashi

April 12, 2018 - Varuthini Ekadashi 
April 26, 2018 –  Mohini Ekadasi 

May 11, 2018 – Apara Ekadashi
May 25, 2018 - Adika Masa Ekadasi

June 10, 2018 - Adika Masa Ekadasi
June 23, 2018 – Bhim Ekadasi – Bhima Nirjala Ekadasi

July 9, 2018 – Yogini Ekadasi
July 23, 2018 – Devshayani Ekadashi – Sayana Ekadasi - Ashadi Ekadasi 

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