Nirjala Ekadashi 2022: Date, Time, Story and Significance

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Nirjala Ekadashi 2022
Nirjala Eakdashi 2022: Nirjala Ekadashi has the great significance among Hindus, not only in India but throughout the world. Nirjala Ekadashi is considered to be the most auspicious day. There are total of 24 Ekadashi's, which are being observed in a year. Nirjala Ekadashi is considered to be one of the most important Ekadashi. According to the Drik Panchang, Nirjala Ekadashi is going to be observed on 11th day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Jyeshtha. This year, it is going to be celebrated on Friday, 10th June, 2022.
Nirjala Ekadashi 2022 Day, Date and Time
Ekadashi Tithi Begins 07:25 AM on June 10, 2022
Ekadashi Tithi Ends 05:45 AM on June 11, 2022
Nirjala Ekadashi day and date Friday, June 10, 2022
Parana Time 01:44 PM to 04:32 PM on June 11, 2022
On Parana Day Hari Vasara End Moment 11:09 AM on June 11, 2022

Significance of Nirjala Ekadashi
Ekadashi is considered to be the most sacred day and Nirjala Ekadashi means the strict fast, which is observed without water. Most of the devotees observe this fast without taking even a drop of water or food throughout the day and night i.e. for 24 hours. Though, it is very hard to observe Nirjala Ekadashi Fast, yet a large number of Hindu devotees eagerly wait for Nirjala Ekadashi fast. It is believed that anyone, who observes this sacred Jyeshtha Shukla Nirjala Ekadashi fast, is able to get rid of all the sins, bad acts and deeds of his past life and achieve the liberation from the cycle of birth and death and can attains salvation.
Why Nirjala Ekadashi is observed
According to the Hindu Scriptures, Nirjala Ekadashi is known as Bhima Ekadashi or Pandava Ekadashi. Once Bhima wanted to observe Ekadashi fast to offer prayers to Lord Vishnu but he had no control over his hunger, while his brothers used to keep all Ekadashi fast. Bhima approached sage Vyas ji (who was the creator of Mahabharata Scripture) to seek a solution for his inability to observe all Ekadashi fast. Sage Vyas advised Bhima to observe the Nirjala Ekadashi fast as by observing Nirjala Ekadashi fast alone, Bhima could get rid of his guilt of not observing all Ekadashi fast. Sage Vyas told him that Nirjala Ekadashi is observed once a year and he would derive the advantages of all the other Ekadashis by observing only Nirjala Ekadashi fast.
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