When is Amalaki Ekadashi (आमलकी एकादशी) in 2013

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Amalaki Ekadashi (आमलकी एकादशी) in 2013 will be observed on Saturday, 23rd March.

As per Hindu calendar, the Amalaki Ekadashi (आमलकी एकादशी) falls on the 11th day of Phalgun month.

Amalaki Ekadashi (आमलकी एकादशी), also known as ‘Amalaka Ekadashi’, is a Hindu festival which is usually observed in the month of February or March. However, Amalaki Ekadashi (आमलकी एकादशी) in 2013 will be observed on Saturday, 23rd March. The festival marks the celebration of Amalaka or Amala Tree also known as Indian gooseberry. Amalaki Ekadashi (आमलकी एकादशी) is primarily observed in India, specifically in the state of Maharashtra. The day also marks the beginning of the main celebrations of the festival of Holi.

The main attraction or the ritual of the festival is worshiping Amala Tree and Lord Vishnu. The day starts with ritual bath followed by prayers. Some devotes observe a day long fast and pray for prosperity, wealth and health. The dates of Amalaki Ekadashi (आमलकी एकादशी) vary every year because of the fact that it is based on Hindu calendar and Hindu calendars are based on the solar cycle.