Nirjala Ekadashi (निर्जला एकादशी)

March 25, 2017

Nirjala Ekadasi is one of the most popular ekadashi fast. In the year 2017, Nirjala Ekadashi is on 5th June 2017, Monday.  Ekadashi fasting is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is observed on the 11th day of every fortnight in a traditional Hindu Calendar.

On Nirjala Ekadashi devotees do not drink water.  Nirjala Ekadashi is observed in the month of Jyeshtha (May - June) which is the hottest month of the year and hence its a very tough fast.  Its also said that fasting on Nirjala Ekadashi alone gives benefits of observing all the 24 Ekadashis of the year.

Story (Legend) of Nirjala Ekadashi

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