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.

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

 

25 Mar 2019
Monday

Pañcamī, K, 05:42, Viśākhā

+Pañca Dola

28 Mar 2019
Thursday

Astamī, K, 05:40, Mūlā

+Śrī Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

1 Apr 2019
Monday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:36, Dhaniṣṭhā

+UNMĪLANĪ MAHĀDVĀDAŚĪ: FASTING FOR Pāpamocani EKADASI

2 Apr 2019
Tuesday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:35, Śatabhiṣā

+Break fast 05:35 – 08:20

+ Śrīman Mahāprabhu's auspicious Vijaya Mahotsava in Varāha Nagara

5 Apr 2019
Friday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:32, Uttarabhādra

+Amāvasyā

10 Apr 2019
Wednesday

Pañcamī, G, 05:28, Rohiṇī

+Śrī Rāmānujācārya ~ Appearance

+Śrīmad Bhakti Hṛdaya Vana Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

14 Apr 2019
Sunday

Navamī, G, 05:25, Puṣyā

+Rāma-navamī ~ Appearance of Lord Śrī Rāmacandra - Fast till noon then Ekādaśī preparations only

15 Apr 2019
Monday

Daśamī, G, 05:24, Āśleṣā

+Break fast 05:24 - 06:45

+Beginning of Śālagrāma and Tulasī-jala dāna

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

+Sun enters Aries

16 Apr 2019
Tuesday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:23, P.Phalgunī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Kāmadā EKADASI

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Pradīpa Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

17 Apr 2019
Wednesday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:22, U.Phalgunī

+Break fast 08:24 – 09:35

19 Apr 2019
Friday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:20, Citrā

+Śrī Balarāma Rāsa-yātrā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Vasanta-rāsa

+Śrī Vaṁśivadana Gosvāmī ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śyāmānanda Prabhu ~ Appearance

Madhusūdana
Māsa

Gaurābda 533 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

24 Apr 2019
Wednesday

Pañcamī, K, 05:17, Mūlā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇadāsa Bābājī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

25 Apr 2019
Thursday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 05:16, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Śrīmad Bhakti Kumuda Santa Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ 106th Appearance

26 Apr 2019
Friday

Saptamī, K, 05:15, Uttarāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Abhirāma Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

28 Apr 2019
Sunday

Navamī, K, 05:14, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Śrīla Bhakti Ballabha Tīrtha Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

29 Apr 2019
Monday

Daśamī, K, 05:13, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Śrī Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

30 Apr 2019
Tuesday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:12, Śatabhiṣā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Varūthinī EKADASI

1 May 2019
Wednesday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:12, Pūrvabhādra

+Break fast 06:47 - 09:30

4 May 2019
Saturday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:10, Aśvinī

+Śrī Gadādhara Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

7 May 2019
Tuesday

Tritīyā, G, 05:08, Rohiṇī

+Akṣaya Tritīyā (Auspicious day to start new projects)

+Candana-yātrā of Lord Jagannātha starts, lasts for 21 days

+Opening the doors of Śrī Badrīnārāyaṇa

11 May 2019
Saturday

Saptamī, G, 05:06, Puṣyā

+Jahnu saptamī (Śrī Jāhnavā pūjā)

13 May 2019
Monday

Navamī, G, 05:05, Maghā

+Śrīmatī Sītā-devī (consort of Lord Rāma) ~ Appearance

+Śrīmatī Jāhnavā-devī (consort of Lord Nityānanda) ~ Appearance

+Śrī Madhu Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

15 May 2019
Wednesday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:04, U.Phalgunī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Mohinī EKADASI

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

+Sun enters Taurus

16 May 2019
Thursday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:04, Hasta

+Break fast 05:04 - 08:17

18 May 2019
Saturday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:03, Viśākhā

+Nṛsiṃha-caturdaśī ~ Appearance of Lord Nṛsiṃhadeva - Fast till dusk then Ekādaśī preparations only

+Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Ramaṇa Deva Ji ~ Appearance

+Salila Vihāra (for 21 days Śrī Jagannātha deva and Madan Mohan are taken on a boat at Narendra Sarovar in Jagannātha Purī)

+Śrī Mādhavendra Purī ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śrīnivāsa Ācārya ~ Appearance

+Śrī Parameśvarī Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Buddha Pūrṇimā

Trivikrama
Māsa

Gaurābda 533 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

19 May 2019
Sunday

Pratipat, K, 05:03, Anurādhā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:27

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Sāraṅga Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

23 May 2019
Thursday

Pañcamī, K, 05:01, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Rāmānanda Rāya ~ Disappearance

30 May 2019
Thursday

Ekādaśī, K, 04:60, Revatī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Aparā EKADASI

31 May 2019
Friday

Dvādaśī, K, 04:60, Aśvinī

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:27

+Śrī Vṛndāvana dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Appearance

3 Jun 2019
Monday

Amāvasyā, K, 04:59, Rohiṇī

+Sāvitrī Amāvasyā

12 Jun 2019
Wednesday

Daśamī, G, 04:59, Hasta

+Śrī Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa ~ Disappearance

+Gaṇgā dāsahara snāna- worship of Gaṇgā-devi

+Śrīmatī Gaṇgāmātā Gosvāminī Appearance

13 Jun 2019
Thursday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:00, Citrā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Pāṇḍava Nirjala EKADASI

14 Jun 2019
Friday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:00, Svātī

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:28

15 Jun 2019
Saturday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:00, Viśākhā

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

+Sun enters Gemini

17 Jun 2019
Monday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:00, Jyeṣṭha

+Snāna yātrā (bathing) of Lord Jagannātha

+Śrī Mukunda Daṭṭa ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīdhara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīla Nityānanda Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

Vāmana
Māsa

Gaurābda 533 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

18 Jun 2019
Tuesday

Pratipat, K, 05:00, Mūlā

+Śrī Śyāmānanda Prabhu ~ Disappearance

22 Jun 2019
Saturday

Pañcamī, K, 05:01, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Śrī Vakreśvara Paṇḍita ~ Appearance

28 Jun 2019
Friday

Daśamī, K, 05:02, Aśvinī

+Śrī Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

29 Jun 2019
Saturday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:03, Bhāranī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Yogini EKADASI

30 Jun 2019
Sunday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:03, Kṛttikā

+Break fast 05:03 - 06:13

2 Jul 2019
Tuesday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:04, Mṛgaśīrśa

+Śrī Gadādhara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Saccidānanda Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+total solar eclipse: see eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov)
22:25:20 (Jul 2) - start of eclipse
23:31:14 (Jul 2) - start of annularity/totality
00:52:56 (Jul 3) - maximum eclipse point
02:14:44 (Jul 3) - end of annularity/totality
03:20:32 (Jul 3) - end of eclipse

3 Jul 2019
Wednesday

Pratipat, G, 05:04, Ārdrā

+Guṇḍicā-mārjana (cleaning of Guṇḍicā temple)

4 Jul 2019
Thursday

Dvitīyā, G, 05:04, Puṣyā

+Ratha-yātrā (Chariot festival of Lord Jagannātha)

+Śrī Svarupa Dāmodara Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śivananda Sena ~ Disappearance

8 Jul 2019
Monday

Ṣaṣṭhī, G, 05:06, U.Phalgunī

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

+Śrī Vakreśvara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

10 Jul 2019
Wednesday

Navamī, G, 05:07, Citrā

+Sandhyā darśana ananta phala

12 Jul 2019
Friday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:07, Viśākhā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR Śayana EKADASI

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

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Vijñāna Bhāratī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

+start of Caturmasya vrata for those following from Ekādaśī

13 Jul 2019
Saturday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:08, Anurādhā

+Break fast 06:52 - 09:35

16 Jul 2019
Tuesday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:09, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Guru (Vyāsa) Pūrṇimā

+Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+ Śrīla Nityānanda Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

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

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