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Festivals and Observances

Calculation of date and time is for Balasore, Odisha, India 086E55 21N29 +5.30.

The date of festivals and observances and the parana time (time to break the fast) may be different in other places.

Changes, errors and typos reserved.

30 Jul 2020
Thursday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:15, Anurādhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR PUTRADĀ EKĀDAŚĪ

+Rādhā-Govinda Jhūlana-yātrā begins (swing festival)

+Fasting for 2nd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today for those following from Ekādaśī

+Fast from yogurt for one month (for those following from Ekādaśī)

31 Jul 2020
Friday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:15, Jyeṣṭha

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:37

+ Śrī Kṛṣṇa's Pavitropana Utsava

+Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Govinda dāsa ~ Disappearance

1 Aug 2020
Saturday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:16, Mūlā

2 Aug 2020
Sunday

Caturdaśī, G, 05:16, Purvāṣāḍhā

3 Aug 2020
Monday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:16, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Rādhā-Govinda Jhūlana-yātrā ends

+Appearance of Lord Balarāma - Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

+Fasting for 2nd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today (for those following from Pūrṇimā)

+Fast from yogurt for one month (for those following from Pūrṇimā)

+Śrīla Ānandalīlāmaya Vigrahadāsa Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

 

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Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

4 Aug 2020
Tuesday

Pratipat, K, 05:17, Śravaṇā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:25

+Rākśī-bandhana

5 Aug 2020
Wednesday

Dvitīyā, K, 05:17, Dhaniṣṭhā

6 Aug 2020
Thursday

Tritīyā, K, 05:17, Śatabhiṣā

7 Aug 2020
Friday

Caturthī, K, 05:18, Pūrvabhādra

8 Aug 2020
Saturday

Pañcamī, K, 05:18, Uttarabhādra

9 Aug 2020
Sunday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 05:19, Revatī

10 Aug 2020
Monday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 05:19, Aśvinī

11 Aug 2020
Tuesday

Saptamī, K, 05:19, Bhāranī

12 Aug 2020
Wednesday

Astamī, K, 05:20, Kṛttikā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Janmāṣṭamī: Appearance of Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa - Fast till midnight, then Ekādaśī preparations only

+Śrī Śrī Jayantī

13 Aug 2020
Thursday

Navamī, K, 05:20, Rohiṇī

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:38 Better after 11:47*

+[*above addiontal break fast time(s) given in respect to Sri Kṛṣṇa's birth star, Rohinī]

+Śrī Nandotsava

+Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

14 Aug 2020
Friday

Daśamī, K, 05:20, Rohiṇī

15 Aug 2020
Saturday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:21, Mṛgaśīrśa

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR ANNADĀ EKĀDAŚĪ

16 Aug 2020
Sunday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:21, Ārdrā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:38

17 Aug 2020
Monday

Trayodaśī, K, 05:21, Punarvasu

+Sun enters Leo

18 Aug 2020
Tuesday

Caturdaśī, K, 05:22, Puṣyā

19 Aug 2020
Wednesday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:22, Maghā

+Saptapurī Amāvāsyā

20 Aug 2020
Thursday

Dvitīyā, G, 05:22, P.Phalgunī

+Śrīla Gour Govinda Svāmī - Appearance

21 Aug 2020
Friday

Tritīyā, G, 05:23, U.Phalgunī

22 Aug 2020
Saturday

Caturthī, G, 05:23, Hasta

+Śrī Gaṇeśa Caturthī

23 Aug 2020
Sunday

Pañcamī, G, 05:23, Citrā

+Śrīmatī Sītā Ṭhākurāṇī (Śrī Advaita's consort) ~ Appearance

24 Aug 2020
Monday

Ṣaṣṭhī, G, 05:23, Svātī

25 Aug 2020
Tuesday

Saptamī, G, 05:24, Viśākhā

+Appearance of Śrī Lalitā-devī

26 Aug 2020
Wednesday

Astamī, G, 05:24, Anurādhā

+Rādhāṣṭamī ~ Appearance of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī

27 Aug 2020
Thursday

Navamī, G, 05:24, Jyeṣṭha

28 Aug 2020
Friday

Daśamī, G, 05:25, Mūlā

29 Aug 2020
Saturday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:25, Purvāṣāḍhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR PĀRŚVAPARIVARTANĪ EKĀDAŚĪ

+Fasting for 3rd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today for those following from Ekādaśī

+Fasting from milk for one month, continue fast for two months from eggplants, tomatoes (if possible), loki, parmal, urad dahl and honey (for those following from Ekādaśī)

30 Aug 2020
Sunday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:25, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Break fast 05:25 - 08:24 (break the fast after completing the worship of Śrī Vāmana)

+Śrī Vāmana Dvādaśī ~ Appearance of Lord Vāmanadeva

+Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

31 Aug 2020
Monday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:25, Śravaṇā

 

1 Sep 2020
Tuesday

Caturdaśī, G, 05:26, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Nāmācārya Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Ananta Caturdaśī vrata

2 Sep 2020
Wednesday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:26, Śatabhiṣā

+Śrī Viśvarūpa-mahotsava

+Sannyāsa day of Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Mahārāja

+Sannyāsa day of Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja

+Fasting for 3rd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today for those following from Pūrṇimā

+Fasting from milk for one month, continue fast for two months from eggplants, tomatoes (if possible), loki, parmal, urad dahl and honey (for those following from Pūrṇimā). Shaving (if so desired) for brahmacārīs and sannyāsais.

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhāgavata Janma

 

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