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Nirjala Ekadashi is a holy day that is observed on Ekadashi Tithi. According to the Hindu calendar, Nirjala Ekadashi is observed on the eleventh day of bright  fortnight (Shukla Paksha ) during the Jyeshta month. As per Gregorian calendar, it falls in the month of May or June. Here is Information about Nirjala Ekadashi Date,Story,History and many more.This day is Known as Bhim Agiyaras.

Nirjala Ekadashi Date Year 2016 to 2021 

Nirjala Ekadashi Year 2016 Year: June 16  Thursday
Nirjala Ekadashi Year 2017 Year: June 5  Monday
Nirjala Ekadashi Year 2018 Year: June 23 Saturday
Nirjala Ekadashi Year 2019 Year: June 13  Thursday
Nirjala Ekadashi Year 2020 Year: June 2  Tuesday
Nirjala Ekadashi Year 2021 Year: June 21  Monday

About Nirjala Ekadashi

Nirjala Ekadasi  is the most powerful and strict among all the 24 Ekadashi Vrats of the year.This day got its name from the way of fasting that is performed on this day. The uniqueness of this day is defined, further. Go ahead and look out for the speciality of the day of Nirjala Ekadashi.Nirjala Ekadashi is  also known as ‘Jyestha Shukla Ekadashi’ and 'Bhim Agiyaras'.The difference from other Ekadasis and Nirjala is that devotees do not drink water on the day.

The legend of Nirjala Ekadashi is connected to Bheem, who was the second and the most powerful Pandava, that is why this Ekadashi is also known as Pandava Bheema Ekadashi. He wanted to observe all the fasts of 24 Ekadashis, but he could not as he was not able to control his hunger. For finding a solution to this problem, he went to sage Vyasa and his grandfather. They advised him to only observe the Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat, because this one fast can provide auspicious results equivalent to the fast of all Ekadashis.

History of Nirjala Ekadashi

Nirjala Ekadashi is also known as Pandava Bhima Ekadashi , or Pandava Nirjala Ekadashi. This name is derived from Bhima, the second and strongest of the five Pandava brothers, heroes of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. The Brahma Vaivarta Purana narrates the story behind the Nirjala Ekadashi vrata vow. Bhima, a lover of food, wanted to observe all ekadashi fasts, but could not control his hunger. He approached the sage Vyasa, author of the Mahabharata and grandfather of the Pandavas for a solution. The sage advised him to observe Nirjala Ekadashi, when for one day in the year, he should observe an absolute fast. Bhima attained the virtue of all 24 ekadashis, by observing Nirjala Ekadashi.

Nirjala Ekadashi Rituls 

Ekadashi, which falls in the Shukla Paksh of the month of Jyeshtha, is known as Nirjala Ekadashi. Lots of people fast on this day without drinking any water. If you cannot stay without having any water, then just have fruits and milk on this day.
People who want to fast on only one Ekadashi, should fast on this one. The fasting on Nirjala Ekadashi removes ill effects from one’s life.

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