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.

Nārāyaṇa Māsa

Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

26 Dec 2018
Wednesday

Caturthī, K, 06:18, Āśleṣā

+Jagad-guru Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda ~ 82nd Disappearance festival

30 Dec 2018
Sunday

Navamī, K, 06:19, Hasta

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Vāmana Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

1 Jan 2019
Tuesday

Ekādaśī, K, 06:20, Svātī

+(not suitable for fasting, see following day)

2 Jan 2019
Wednesday

Dvādaśī, K, 06:20, Viśākhā

+PAKṢA-VARDHINĪ MAHĀDVĀDAŚĪ: FASTING FOR Saphala EKADASI

+Śrī Devānanda Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

3 Jan 2019
Thursday

Trayodaśī, K, 06:21, Anurādhā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:58 (Daylight-saving time not considered)

+Śrīla Maheśa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Uddhāraṇa Daṭṭa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

6 Jan 2019
Sunday

Amāvasyā, K, 06:22, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Bakula Amāvasyā, Mango flowers are offered to Śrī Jagannātha Deva

+partial solar eclipse: (see eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov)
05:04:30 (Jan 6) - start of eclipse
07:11:31 (Jan 6) - maximum eclipse point
09:18:27 (Jan 6) - end of eclipse

7 Jan 2019
Monday

Pratipat, G, 06:22, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Locana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

9 Jan 2019
Wednesday

Tritīyā, G, 06:22, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Jagadīśa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

14 Jan 2019
Monday

Astamī, G, 06:23, Aśvinī

+Makara-saṅkrānti ~ Celebration of Sun entering Capricorn

+Gaṇgā Sagar Snāna Mela (bathing in Gaṇgā)

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vikāśa Mahāyogī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

 

 

16 Jan 2019
Wednesday

Daśamī, G, 06:23, Bhāranī

+Śāmba Daśamī

17 Jan 2019
Thursday

Ekādaśī, G, 06:23, Kṛttikā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Putradā EKADASI

18 Jan 2019
Friday

Dvādaśī, G, 06:23, Rohiṇī

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:55

+Śrī Jagadīśa Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

19 Jan 2019
Saturday

Trayodaśī, G, 06:23, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Śrīmad Bhakti Kumuda Santa Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

21 Jan 2019
Monday

Pūrṇimā, G, 06:23, Puṣyā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Puṣyā Abhiṣeka

+beginning of Māgha vrata

+total lunar eclipse: (see eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov)
08:06:29 (Jan 21) - start of penumbral phase
09:03:52 (Jan 21) - start of partial phase
10:11:16 (Jan 21) - start of totality phase
10:42:18 (Jan 21) - Maximum eclipse point
11:13:20 (Jan 21) - end of totality phase
12:20:43 (Jan 21) - end of partial phase
13:18:04 (Jan 21) - end of penumbral phase

Mādhava Māsa

Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

23 Jan 2019
Wednesday

Tritīyā, K, 06:22, Maghā

+Śrīla Gopāla Bhaṭṭa Gosvāmī ~ Appearance

+Śrī Rāmacandra Kavirāja ~ Disappearance

25 Jan 2019
Friday

Pañcamī, K, 06:22, U.Phalgunī

+106th Avirbhava Tithi of the Founder Acharya of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission, Nityalila Pravishtha Gaurakrpa Srimurti Om Vishnupada Paramahamsa 108 Śrī Bhakti Vaibhava Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance day festival in all branches of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission

+Śrī Narahari Sevāvigraha - Disappearance

26 Jan 2019
Saturday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 06:22, Hasta

+Śrī Jayadeva Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

27 Jan 2019
Sunday

Saptamī, K, 06:22, Citrā

+Śrī Locana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

31 Jan 2019
Thursday

Ekādaśī, K, 06:20, Jyeṣṭha

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Ṣaṭ-tilā EKADASI

1 Feb 2019
Friday

Dvādaśī, K, 06:20, Mūlā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:35

4 Feb 2019
Monday

Amāvasyā, K, 06:19, Śravaṇā

+Srila Sriniketana Dasa Babaji Maharaja ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

5 Feb 2019
Tuesday

Pratipat, G, 06:19, Dhaniṣṭhā

+ Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Gaurava Vaikhanas Gosvami Maharaja ~ Disappearance

10 Feb 2019
Sunday

Pañcamī, G, 06:16, Revatī

+Vasanta pañcamī

+Sarasvatī-pūjā

+Śrīmatī Viṣṇupriya-devī ~ Appearance

+Śrī Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Raghunandana Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Svarupa Parvata Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vivek Bharti Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

12 Feb 2019
Tuesday

Saptamī, G, 06:15, Bhāranī

+Maha-viṣṇu-avatāra Śrī Advaita Ācārya ~ Appearance - Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

13 Feb 2019
Wednesday

Astamī, G, 06:15, Kṛttikā

+Break fast 06:15 - 10:03

+Sun enters Aquarius

+Śrī Madhvācārya ~ Disappearance

15 Feb 2019
Friday

Daśamī, G, 06:13, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Śrī Rāmānujācārya ~ Disappearance

16 Feb 2019
Saturday

Ekādaśī, G, 06:13, Ārdrā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Jaya or Bhaimi EKADASI

17 Feb 2019
Sunday

Dvādaśī, G, 06:12, Punarvasu

+Break fast 06:12 - 08:04

+Varāha Dvādaśī ~ Appearance of Lord Varāhadeva

18 Feb 2019
Monday

Caturdaśī, G, 06:12, Puṣyā

+Nityānanda Trayodaśī ~ Appearance of Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu - Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

19 Feb 2019
Tuesday

Pūrṇimā, G, 06:11, Āśleṣā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:18

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Madhura-utsava

+Śrīla Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Priya Madhava Gosvami Maharaja ~ Disappearance

+Festival in remembrance of Śrīmān Mahāprabhu's sannyāsa-lila

Govinda Māsa

Gaurābda 532 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

22 Feb 2019
Friday

Tritīyā, K, 06:09, Hasta

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

24 Feb 2019
Sunday

Pañcamī, K, 06:07, Svātī

+145th Avirbhava tithi of the Founder Acharya of all Gaudiya Mathas, Jagad-guru Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda ~ Appearance day festival in all branches of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission

+Srila Purushottama Thakura ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Gour Govinda Svāmī ~ Disappearance

2 Mar 2019
Saturday

Ekādaśī, K, 06:03, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Vijaya EKADASI

3 Mar 2019
Sunday

Dvādaśī, K, 06:02, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:23

+Śrī Īśvara Purī ~ Disappearance

5 Mar 2019
Tuesday

Caturdaśī, K, 06:00, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Śiva-rātri (fast - Ekādaśī preparations only)

6 Mar 2019
Wednesday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:59, Śatabhiṣā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:45

+Amāvasyā

7 Mar 2019
Thursday

Pratipat, G, 05:59, Pūrvabhādra

+Śrīla Jagannātha dāsa Bābājī ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Rasikānanda Prabhu ~ Disappearance

+Śrīmad Bhakti Dayita Mādhava Gosvāmī Mahārāja 40th ~ Disappearance

10 Mar 2019
Sunday

Caturthī, G, 05:56, Aśvinī

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:23

+Śrī Īśvara Purī ~ Disappearance

+Srila Purushottama Thakura ~ Appearance

13 Mar 2019
Wednesday

Saptamī, G, 05:53, Rohiṇī

+10th Tirobhava Tithi of the Founder Acharya of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission, Nityalila Pravishtha Gaurakrpa Srimurti Om Vishnupada Paramahamsa 108 Śrī Bhakti Vaibhava Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disppearance day, Vraja Vijaya festival in all branches of Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mission

15 Mar 2019
Friday

Navamī, G, 05:52, Ārdrā

+16 krosha Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma parikramā, Adhivasa Kirtan Festival in Sri Krishna Chaitanya Misson's branch in Sri Dhama Mayapur, Isodhanastha, Sri Gaura Sarasvata Asram

+Sun enters Picies

16 Mar 2019
Saturday

Daśamī, G, 05:51, Punarvasu

+Start of Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma parikramā, 'Atmanivedana Kshetra' Sri Antardvipa Mayapur, 'Kirtan' and 'Smarana' Bhakti Kshetra Sri Godrumadvipa, and Sri Madhyadvipa Parikrama

17 Mar 2019
Sunday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:50, Puṣyā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Āmalakī EKADASI

+Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma parikramā, 'Sravanakshya' Bhakti Kshetra Sri Simantadvipa Parikrama

18 Mar 2019
Monday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:49, Āśleṣā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:45

+Śrī Mādhavendra Purī ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma parikramā, 'Sakhya' Bhakti Kshetra Sri Rudradvipa Parikrama

19 Mar 2019
Tuesday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:48, Maghā

+Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma parikramā, 'Pada Sevana' Bhakti Kshetra Sri Koladvipa and 'Archana' Bhakti Khsetra Sri Ritudvipa Parikrama

20 Mar 2019
Wednesday

Caturdaśī, G, 05:47, P.Phalgunī

+Śrī Navadvīpa-dhāma parikramā, 'Vandana' and 'Dasya' Bhakti Kshetra Sri Jahnudvipa and Sri Modadrumadvipa Parikrama

+Śrī Gaura Avirbhava Festival Adhivasa Kirtan

21 Mar 2019
Thursday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:46, U.Phalgunī

+Śrī Gaura Pūrṇimā - Appearance of Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu - Fast till moonrise, then Ekādaśī preparations only

+Śrī Śrī Radha Govinda's vasanta utsava and dola yatra

Viṣṇu Māsa

Gaurābda 533 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

22 Mar 2019
Friday

Dvitīyā, K, 05:45, Hasta

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:30

+Festival of Jagannātha Miśra

+Holi

+start of Gaurabda 533