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Utpanna Ekadashi – Utpatti Ekadasi Vrat December 2018

Utpanna Ekadasi, or Utpatti Ekadashi, is observed during the waning phase of the moon in the month of November – December. In 2018, the date of Utpanna Ekadasi is December 3. The importance of this Ekadasi was explained to Arjuna by Lord Krishna and is found in Bhavishyottara Purana. For those devotees who like to begin the monthly Ekadasi fasting, Utpatti Ekadasi is the Ekadashi that they should start with.

Utpatti Ekadasi Vrat

All the sins accumulated during the previous births and this birth are washed away by observing Utpatti Ekadashi and this leads to Moksha.

Fresh beginners who want to undertake Ekadasi fasting start it with Utpanna Ekadasi. They can continue it forever or for a year. How long it is continued depends on the devotee.

All the normal rules associated with Ekadasi are observed during Utpanna Ekadashi.

Utpatti Ekadashi is observed in the Krishna Paksha of Margashirsha month in North Indian calendars. The corresponding period in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra is the Krishna Paksha of Kartik month.

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