Ekadashi May 2015 date – Monthly Fasting for Vishnu in May Month in 2015

Dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu, Ekadashi Vrat is observed on the eleventh day of a fortnight in a Hindu lunar calendar. Ekadashi dates in May 2015 – May 14 and May 29. On Ekadasi, Fasting from sunrise to next day morning sunrise is generally observed by many Hindus. Some observe the fast from the start time of Ekadasi Tithi and break the fast at the beginning of Dwadasi Tithi.

The Ekadasi on May 24, 2014 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 May 29 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.

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