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Most of Hindu devotees are worship the God and Goddess. They have blindly belief on their religion. Apart from worship of God, there is another way to earn the Punhya [पुण्य]. The devotees go for various vrats [व्रत]. Among of many vrats, one most important vrat is Nirjala Ekadashi. Nirjala means without water. It is toughest Vrat among all the 24 Ekadashi Vrat. It has most important significance out of 24 Ekadashi in a year. In this Ekadashi Vrat no one intake food even drinking water too for whole of Ekadashi vrat time period. This year it will fall on 4th of June 17. Ekadashi will be started at 8.03 AM on 4th June and will end [Parana] at 9.42 AM on 5th June.
There is a story behind the Nirjala Ekadashi. Pandva alongwith Draupadi observe the Ekadashi but Bhimsen one of brother of Pandva unable to observe the Ekadashi as he was voracious eater. He felt guilty, he do not want to dishonor Lord Vishnu so he went to Maharshi Vyas to find out some solution. Mahrshi Vyas advised him to observe single Nirjla Ekadashi vrat which is equvivalent to all other Ekadashi Vrat.
Since that time devotees follow this and observe the Nirjala Ekadashi to earn the Punhya [पुण्य] of all the Ekadashi by observe this single Nirjala Ekadashi.
This Ekadashi also known as Pandva or Bhimseni or Bhīma Ekadashi.