Nirjala Ekadashi is the most imperative and critical Ekadashis out of each of the twenty-four Ekadashis in multi-year. Nirjala implies without water and Nirjala Ekadashi fasting is seen without water and any sort of sustenance. Nirjala Ekadashi Vratam is the hardest among all Ekadashi fasting because of strict fasting rules. Aficionados go without from nourishment as well as from water while watching Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat.
Devotees who can’t watch every one of the twenty-fours Ekadashi fastings in multi-year ought to watch single Nirjala Ekadashi fasting as fasting on Nirjala Ekadashi brings all advantages of twenty-four Ekadashi fasting in multi-year.
Nirjala Ekadashi is otherwise called Pandava Ekadashi and Bhimseni or Bhima Ekadashi because of one legend related with Nirjala Ekadashi. Bhimsen, the second Pandava sibling and ravenous eater, was not ready to control his craving of having sustenance and was not capable watch Ekadashi fasting. But Bhima, all Pandava siblings and Draupadi used to watch all Ekadashi fasting. Bhima, being disturbed because of his frail assurance and completing a shame to Lord Vishnu, met Maharishi Vyasa to discover some arrangement. Sage Vyasa prompted Bhima to watch single Nirjala Ekadasi fasting to make up for not watching all Ekadashi fasting in multi-year. Because of this legend Nirjala Ekadashi is otherwise called Bhimseni Ekadashi or Pandava Ekadashi.