Vaishnava Calendar

Vaishnava Calendar

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.

May - Trivikrama Māsa - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Baleshwar, Orrisa, India 086E55 21N29 +5.30

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

1 May 2018
Tuesday

Pratipat, K, 05:12, Viśākhā

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Sāraṅga Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

5 May 2018
Saturday

Pañcamī, K, 05:09, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Rāmānanda Rāya ~ Disappearance

11 May 2018
Friday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:06, Pūrvabhādra

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Aparā EKADASI

12 May 2018
Saturday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:05, Uttarabhādra

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:28

+Śrī Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

 

15 May 2018
Tuesday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:04, Bhāranī

+Śrī Keśava-vrata Ends ( end of constant watering of Tulasī with overhanging pot )

+Sun enters Taurus

+Sāvitrī Amāvasyā

Puruṣottama
Māsa

Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Trivikrama Māsa continues after Puruṣottama Adhika Māsa

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

16 May 2018
Wednesday

Pratipat, G, 05:04, Kṛttikā

+(Fasting from tomatoes, eggplant, sesame, mustard seeds and oil, honey, urad-dahl, as in Kartik)

25 May 2018
Friday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:01, Hasta

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Padminī EKADASI

26 May 2018
Saturday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:01, Citrā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:26

29 May 2018
Tuesday

Pūrṇimā, G, 04:60, Anurādhā

+Pūrṇimā (middle of Puruṣottama Masa)

10 Jun 2018
Sunday

Ekādaśī, K, 04:59, Aśvinī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Parama EKADASI

11 Jun 2018
Monday

Dvādaśī, K, 04:59, Bhāranī

+Break fast 04:59 - 09:28

13 Jun 2018
Wednesday

Amāvasyā, K, 04:60, Rohiṇī

+Amāvasyā - last day of Puruṣottama Masa

Trivikrama Māsa continued, Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

15 Jun 2018
Friday

Dvitīyā, G, 04:60, Ārdrā

+Sun enters Gemini

22 Jun 2018
Friday

Daśamī, G, 05:01, Citrā

+Śrī Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa ~ Disappearance

+Gaṇgā dāsahara - worship of Gaṇgā-devi

+Śrīmatī Gaṇgāmātā Gosvāminī Appearance

23 Jun 2018
Saturday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:01, Svātī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Pāṇḍava Nirjala EKADASI

24 Jun 2018
Sunday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:01, Viśākhā

+Break fast soon after 10:25

25 Jun 2018
Monday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:02, Viśākhā

+Ciḍā-dahī Mahotsava of Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī at Pāṇihāṭī

28 Jun 2018
Thursday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:03, Mūlā

+Snāna yātrā (bathing) of Lord Jagannātha

+Śrī Mukunda Daṭṭa ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīdhara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Nityānanda Gosvāmī Mahārāja Appearance

Vāmana
Māsa

Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

29 Jun 2018
Friday

Pratipat, K, 05:03, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Śyāmānanda Prabhu ~ Disappearance

3 Jul 2018
Tuesday

Pañcamī, K, 05:04, Śatabhiṣā

+Śrī Vakreśvara Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

8 Jul 2018
Sunday

Daśamī, K, 05:06, Aśvinī

+Śrī Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

9 Jul 2018
Monday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:06, Bhāranī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Yogini EKADASI

10 Jul 2018
Tuesday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:07, Kṛttikā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:34

13 Jul 2018
Friday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:08, Punarvasu

+Śrī Gadādhara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Guṇḍicā-mārjana (cleaning of Guṇḍicā temple)

+partial solar eclipse: (see eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov)
07:18:53 (Jul 13) - start of eclipse
08:31:05 (Jul 13) - maximum eclipse point
09:43:15 (Jul 13) - end of eclipse

14 Jul 2018
Saturday

Dvitīyā, G, 05:08, Puṣyā

+Ratha-yātrā (Chariot festival of Lord Jagannātha)

+Śrī Svarupa Dāmodara Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śivananda Sena ~ Disappearance

17 Jul 2018
Tuesday

Pañcamī, G, 05:09, P.Phalgunī

+Sun enters Cancer

18 Jul 2018
Wednesday

Ṣaṣṭhī, G, 05:10, U.Phalgunī

+Śrī Lakṣmī-devī's victory: Herā Pañcamī celebration

+Śrī Vakresvara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

22 Jul 2018
Sunday

Daśamī, G, 05:11, Viśākhā

+Lord Jagannātha's return journey ~ End of Ratha-yātrā festival

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Kamal Madhusūdana Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

23 Jul 2018
Monday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:12, Anurādhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Śayana EKADASI

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

24 Jul 2018
Tuesday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:12, Jyeṣṭha

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:37

27 Jul 2018
Friday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:13, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Guru (Vyāsa) Pūrṇimā

+Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Nityānanda Gosvāmī Mahārāja Disappearance

+Fasting for first month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today

+Fast from sak, green leafy vegetables, for one month

+total lunar eclipse: (see eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov)
22:44:47 (Jul 27) - start of penumbral phase
23:54:29 (Jul 27) - start of partial phase
01:00:18 (Jul 28) - start of totality phase
01:51:46 (Jul 28) - Maximum eclipse point
02:43:13 (Jul 28) - end of totality phase
03:49:02 (Jul 28) - end of partial phase
04:58:43 (Jul 28) - end of penumbral phase

Śrīdhara
Māsa

Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

28 Jul 2018
Saturday

Pratipat, K, 05:14, Śravaṇā

+Śrīla Prabhodhānanda Sarasvatī Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

3 Aug 2018
Friday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 05:16, Revatī

+Śrīla Gopāla Bhaṭṭa Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

5 Aug 2018
Sunday

Astamī, K, 05:17, Bhāranī

+Śrīla Lokanātha Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

8 Aug 2018
Wednesday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:18, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Trispṛśā Mahādvādaśī: FASTING FOR Kāmikā EKADASI

9 Aug 2018
Thursday

Trayodaśī, K, 05:18, Ārdrā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:38

11 Aug 2018
Saturday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:19, Āśleṣā

+Citālāgi Mahāvāsyā

+Śrīla Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+partial solar eclipse: see eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov)
13:32:30 (Aug 11) - start of eclipse
15:16:20 (Aug 11) - maximum eclipse point
17:00:27 (Aug 11) - end of eclipse

14 Aug 2018
Tuesday

Tritīyā, G, 05:20, U.Phalgunī

+Śrīla Raghunandana Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Vaśīdāsa Bābājī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

17 Aug 2018
Friday

Saptamī, G, 05:21, Svātī

+Sun enters Leo

21 Aug 2018
Tuesday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:22, Mūlā

+(not suitable for fasting, see following day)

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

22 Aug 2018
Wednesday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:23, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Unmilanī Mahādvādaśī: FASTING FOR Pavitropana EKADASI

23 Aug 2018
Thursday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:23, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:38

+Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Govinda dāsa ~ Disappearance

26 Aug 2018
Sunday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:24, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Rādhā-Govinda Jhūlana-yātrā ends

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

+Rakśa-bandhāna

+Śrīla Ānandalīlāmaya Vigrahadāsa Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+Fasting for 2nd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today

+Fast from yogurt for one month

+See introduction for other Vrata fast items and observances

Hṛṣīkeśa
Māsa

Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

27 Aug 2018
Monday

Pratipat, K, 05:24, Śatabhiṣā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:32

3 Sep 2018
Monday

Astamī, K, 05:26, Rohiṇī

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

4 Sep 2018
Tuesday

Navamī, K, 05:26, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:32

+Nandotsava

+Śrīla Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

6 Sep 2018
Thursday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:27, Punarvasu

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Annadā EKĀDAŚĪ

7 Sep 2018
Friday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:27, Puṣyā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:14

9 Sep 2018
Sunday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:28, Maghā

+Saptapurī Amāvasyā

10 Sep 2018
Monday

Pratipat, G, 05:28, P.Phalgunī

+Śrīla Gour Govinda Svāmī - Appearance

13 Sep 2018
Thursday

Caturthī, G, 05:29, Svātī

+Śrī Gaṇeśa Caturthī

14 Sep 2018
Friday

Pañcamī, G, 05:29, Viśākhā

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

16 Sep 2018
Sunday

Saptamī, G, 05:29, Jyeṣṭha

+Appearance of Śrī Lalitā-devī

17 Sep 2018
Monday

Astamī, G, 05:30, Mūlā

+Rādhāṣṭamī ~ Appearance of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī

+Sun enters Virgo

20 Sep 2018
Thursday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:31, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+(not suitable for fasting, see following day)

21 Sep 2018
Friday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:31, Śravaṇā

+Vijayā Mahādvādaśī: FASTING FOR Pārśva EKADASI

+Śrī Vāmana Dvādaśī ~ Appearance of Lord Vāmanadeva

+Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

22 Sep 2018
Saturday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:31, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:29

24 Sep 2018
Monday

Caturdaśī, G, 05:32, Pūrvabhādra

+Nāmācārya Śrīla Haridāsa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+ Śrī Ananta Caturdaśī Vrata

25 Sep 2018
Tuesday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:32, Uttarabhādra

+Śrī Viśvarūpa-mahotsava

+ Śrī Śrīmad Bhāgavata Janma

+Fasting for 3rd month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today

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