Ekadashi June 2016 date - Monthly Fasting for Vishnu in June 2016

Ekadashi in June month based on Hindu calendar and Panchang. It is the eleventh day in a Hindu calendar and is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu. Ekadashi Fasting in June 2016 are on June 1 and June 16. There is also a smarta ekadasi fasting on June 30 - in most regions this fasting is on July 1. Fasting on Ekadasi is considered highly meritorious and the popular belief is that one attains moksha or liberation after performing Ekadasi.

The Ekadasi on June 1, 2016 is known as Apara Ekadasi and Acchala Ekadashi. Jalakrida Ekadasi is observed on the day in Orissa. Bhadrakali Ekadasi is observed in Punjab and Jammu on the day.

Ekadasi on June 16 is known as Nirjala Ekadasi. The popular belief is that observing this one Ekadasi is equal to observing all the other Ekadasi in a year. This Ekadasi is also known as Bhim Ekadasi.

Ekadasi on June 30 is known as Yogini Ekadasi. (smarta - only for some communities)