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.

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

 

Padmanābha Māsa

Gaurābda 534 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

3 Sep 2020
Thursday

Pratipat, K, 05:26, Pūrvabhādra

4 Sep 2020
Friday

Dvitīyā, K, 05:27, Uttarabhādra

5 Sep 2020
Saturday

Tritīyā, K, 05:27, Revatī

6 Sep 2020
Sunday

Caturthī, K, 05:27, Aśvinī

7 Sep 2020
Monday

Pañcamī, K, 05:27, Bhāranī

8 Sep 2020
Tuesday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 05:28, Bhāranī

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktiśrīrūpa Siddhānti Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

9 Sep 2020
Wednesday

Saptamī, K, 05:28, Kṛttikā

+Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja's arrival in the USA

10 Sep 2020
Thursday

Astamī, K, 05:28, Rohiṇī

11 Sep 2020
Friday

Navamī, K, 05:28, Mṛgaśīrśa

12 Sep 2020
Saturday

Daśamī, K, 05:29, Ārdrā

13 Sep 2020
Sunday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:29, Punarvasu

+(not suitable for fasting, see following day)

14 Sep 2020
Monday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:29, Puṣyā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR INDIRĀ EKĀDAŚĪ

15 Sep 2020
Tuesday

Trayodaśī, K, 05:29, Āśleṣā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:35

16 Sep 2020
Wednesday

Caturdaśī, K, 05:30, Maghā

+Sun enters Virgo

17 Sep 2020
Thursday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:30, P.Phalgunī

+MahālayāAmāvasyā

Puruṣottama Māsa

Gaurābda 534 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Padmanābha Māsa continues after Puruṣottama Adhika Māsa

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

18 Sep 2020
Friday

Pratipat, G, 05:30, U.Phalgunī

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

19 Sep 2020
Saturday

Dvitīyā, G, 05:30, Citrā

20 Sep 2020
Sunday

Tritīyā, G, 05:31, Svātī

21 Sep 2020
Monday

Pañcamī, G, 05:31, Viśākhā

22 Sep 2020
Tuesday

Ṣaṣṭhī, G, 05:31, Anurādhā

23 Sep 2020
Wednesday

Saptamī, G, 05:31, Jyeṣṭha

24 Sep 2020
Thursday

Astamī, G, 05:32, Mūlā

25 Sep 2020
Friday

Navamī, G, 05:32, Purvāṣāḍhā

26 Sep 2020
Saturday

Daśamī, G, 05:32, Uttarāṣāḍhā

27 Sep 2020
Sunday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:32, Śravaṇā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR PURUṢOTTAMA EKĀDAŚĪ

28 Sep 2020
Monday

Dvādaśī, G, 05:33, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Break fast 08:24 - 09:33

29 Sep 2020
Tuesday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:33, Śatabhiṣā

30 Sep 2020
Wednesday

Caturdaśī, G, 05:33, Pūrvabhādra

1 Oct 2020
Thursday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:34, Uttarabhādra

+Pūrṇimā (middle of Puruṣottama Masa)

2 Oct 2020
Friday

Pratipat, K, 05:34, Uttarabhādra

3 Oct 2020
Saturday

Dvitīyā, K, 05:34, Revatī

4 Oct 2020
Sunday

Dvitīyā, K, 05:34, Aśvinī

5 Oct 2020
Monday

Tritīyā, K, 05:35, Bhāranī

6 Oct 2020
Tuesday

Caturthī, K, 05:35, Kṛttikā

7 Oct 2020
Wednesday

Pañcamī, K, 05:35, Rohiṇī

8 Oct 2020
Thursday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 05:36, Mṛgaśīrśa

9 Oct 2020
Friday

Saptamī, K, 05:36, Ārdrā

10 Oct 2020
Saturday

Astamī, K, 05:36, Punarvasu

11 Oct 2020
Sunday

Navamī, K, 05:37, Puṣyā

12 Oct 2020
Monday

Daśamī, K, 05:37, Āśleṣā

13 Oct 2020
Tuesday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:37, Maghā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR PURUṢOTTAMA EKĀDAŚĪ

14 Oct 2020
Wednesday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:38, P.Phalgunī

+Break fast 10:30 - 11:58

15 Oct 2020
Thursday

Trayodaśī, K, 05:38, U.Phalgunī

16 Oct 2020
Friday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:39, Hasta

+Amāvasyā - is observed today as last day of Puruṣottama Masa

 

 

Padmanābha Māsa continued, Gaurābda 534 - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

17 Oct 2020
Saturday

Pratipat, G, 05:39, Citrā

+Sun enters Libra

+Ākāśa Dīpikā begins (offering lamp to the sky for one solar month)

18 Oct 2020
Sunday

Dvitīyā, G, 05:39, Svātī

19 Oct 2020
Monday

Tritīyā, G, 05:40, Viśākhā

20 Oct 2020
Tuesday

Caturthī, G, 05:40, Jyeṣṭha

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

21 Oct 2020
Wednesday

Pañcamī, G, 05:41, Mūlā

22 Oct 2020
Thursday

Ṣaṣṭhī, G, 05:41, Purvāṣāḍhā

23 Oct 2020
Friday

Saptamī, G, 05:41, Uttarāṣāḍhā

24 Oct 2020
Saturday

Astamī, G, 05:42, Śravaṇā

25 Oct 2020
Sunday

Navamī, G, 05:42, Dhaniṣṭhā

26 Oct 2020
Monday

Daśamī, G, 05:43, Śatabhiṣā

+Rāmacandra Vijayotsava

+Śrī Madhvācārya ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Bhaktisvarūpa Dāmodara Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

27 Oct 2020
Tuesday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:43, Śatabhiṣā

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR PĀPĀNKUṢĀ EKĀDAŚĪ

+Beginning of Ūrjā-vrata, Kārtika-vrata, Dāmodara-vrata and Niyama-sevā for those following from Ekādaśī

+Fasting and special rules for 4th month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today for those following from Ekādaśī

+For one month fast from sesame seeds, mustard seeds, sesame oil, mustard oil, eggplants, tomatoes, loki, parmal, urad dahl and honey. No shaving for brahmacārīs and sannyāsais (for those following from Ekādaśī)

28 Oct 2020
Wednesday

Dvādaśī, G, 08:24, Pūrvabhādra

+Break fast 05:44 - 09:32

+Śrīla Raghunātha dāsa Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Raghunātha Bhaṭṭa Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrīla Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

29 Oct 2020
Thursday

Trayodaśī, G, 05:44, Uttarabhādra

30 Oct 2020
Friday

Caturdaśī, G, 05:45, Revatī

31 Oct 2020
Saturday

Pūrṇimā, G, 05:45, Aśvinī

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Saradiya rāsa-yātrā

+Śrī Murāri Gupta ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+Beginning of Ūrjā-vrata, Kārtika-vrata, Dāmodara-vrata and Niyama-sevā for those following from Pūrṇimā

+Fasting and special rules for 4th month of Cāturmāsya-vrata begins today for those following from Pūrṇimā

+For one month fast from sesame seeds, mustard seeds, sesame oil, mustard oil, eggplants, tomatoes, loki, parmal, urad dahl and honey (for those following from Pūrṇimā). No shaving for brahmacārīs and sannyāsais.

November - Dāmodara Māsa - Kṛṣṇakal 0.97

Baleshwar, Orrisa, India 086E55 21N29 +5.30

Date

Tithi, Pakṣa, Sunrise, Nakṣatra

1 Nov 2020
Sunday

Pratipat, K, 05:46, Bhāranī

+Tridaṇḍī Svāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Gaurava Vaikhānas Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

2 Nov 2020
Monday

Dvitīyā, K, 05:46, Kṛttikā

3 Nov 2020
Tuesday

Tritīyā, K, 05:47, Rohiṇī

4 Nov 2020
Wednesday

Caturthī, K, 05:47, Mṛgaśīrśa

5 Nov 2020
Thursday

Pañcamī, K, 05:48, Ārdrā

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktikuśala Narasiṁha Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

6 Nov 2020
Friday

Pañcamī, K, 05:48, Ārdrā

7 Nov 2020
Saturday

Ṣaṣṭhī, K, 05:49, Punarvasu

+Śrīla Narottama dāsa Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

8 Nov 2020
Sunday

Saptamī, K, 05:49, Puṣyā

9 Nov 2020
Monday

Astamī, K, 05:50, Āśleṣā

+Appearance of Śrī Rādhā-kuṇḍa, bathing in Rādhā-kuṇḍa (Snāna-dhan) and giving charity

+Bahulāṣṭamī

10 Nov 2020
Tuesday

Daśamī, K, 05:50, Maghā

+Śrīla Vīracandra Prabhu ~ Appearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Rakṣaka Śrīdhara Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

11 Nov 2020
Wednesday

Ekādaśī, K, 05:51, P.Phalgunī

+ŚUDDHA EKĀDAŚĪ VRATA: FASTING FOR RAMĀ EKĀDAŚĪ

12 Nov 2020
Thursday

Dvādaśī, K, 05:52, Hasta

+Break fast 08:24 – 09:35

+ Śrī Gaurāṅga Mahāprabhu's śubha vijaya in Śrīpāṭa Pāṇihāṭi

+Khaṇḍavāsī Śrī Narahari Sarakāra Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

13 Nov 2020
Friday

Trayodaśī, K, 05:52, Citrā

+Yama Dīpa-dāna

14 Nov 2020
Saturday

Caturdaśī, K, 05:53, Svātī

+Yama Caturdaśī ( offering fourteen lamps in temple )

15 Nov 2020
Sunday

Amāvasyā, K, 05:53, Viśākhā

+Dīpa-dāna, Dīpanvita (Festival of lights)

+Govardhana-pūjā, Go-pūjā, Go-kṛda (Worship of Govardhana Hill, and worship and decorating of cows). At the time of moonrise Pratipad is starting, therefore both festivals fall on the same day.

16 Nov 2020
Monday

Pratipat, G, 05:54, Anurādhā

+Śrī Rasikānanda ~ Appearance

+Śrī Vàsudeva Ghoṣa ~ Disappearance

+Tridaṇḍī Svāmī Śrīla Bhakti Vijaya Puruṣottama Tīrtha Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+ Tridaṇḍī Svāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Sarvasva Giri Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Kusum Śramaṇā Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

+Sun enters Scorpio

+End of Akāśa Dīpikā (offering lamp to the sky)

17 Nov 2020
Tuesday

Tritīyā, G, 05:55, Jyeṣṭha

+Yama-dvitīyā -- The blessing of Yamarāja to his sister, Śrī Yamunā-devī that if brother and sister take bath in Yamunā on this day, they will not go to the abode of Yama after death.

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Vāmana Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Trivrikrama Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

18 Nov 2020
Wednesday

Caturthī, G, 05:55, Mūlā

+Tridaṇḍisvāmī Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Swāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

19 Nov 2020
Thursday

Pañcamī, G, 05:56, Purvāṣāḍhā

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktiśrīrūpa Siddhānti Mahārāja ~ Appearance

20 Nov 2020
Friday

Ṣaṣṭhī, G, 05:57, Uttarāṣāḍhā

21 Nov 2020
Saturday

Saptamī, G, 05:57, Śravaṇā

22 Nov 2020
Sunday

Astamī, G, 05:58, Dhaniṣṭhā

+Gopāṣṭamī, Goṣṭāṣṭamī, worship and feeding grass to cows

+Śrī Gadādhara dāsa Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Dhanañjaya Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīnivāsa Ācārya ~ Disappearance

23 Nov 2020
Monday

Navamī, G, 05:59, Śatabhiṣā

+Amlā Navamī

24 Nov 2020
Tuesday

Daśamī, G, 05:59, Pūrvabhādra

25 Nov 2020
Wednesday

Ekādaśī, G, 05:60, Uttarabhādra

+(not suitable for fasting, see following day)

+Śrīla Gaura-kiśora dāsa Bābājī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+Śrīmad Bhakti Dayita Mādhava Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ 116thAppearance

+Bhīṣma-pañcaka begins

26 Nov 2020
Thursday

Dvādaśī, G, 06:00, Revatī

+VYAÑJULI MAHĀDVĀDAŚĪ: FASTING FOR UTTHĀNA EKĀDAŚĪ

+Śrī Hari Utthāna

+End of Ūrjā-vrata, Kārtika-vrata, Dāmodara-vrata and Niyama-sevā for those following from Ekādaśī

+End of Cāturmāsya-vrata for those following from Ekādaśī

27 Nov 2020
Friday

Dvādaśī, G, 06:01, Aśvinī

+Break fast 07:41 – 07:49

+Śrī Śrī Jagannātha Deva's Nāgārjuna Veśa

28 Nov 2020
Saturday

Trayodaśī, G, 06:02, Bhāranī

+Śrīmad Bhakti Suhṛt Akiñcana Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Appearance

29 Nov 2020
Sunday

Caturdaśī, G, 06:02, Kṛttikā

30 Nov 2020
Monday

Pūrṇimā, G, 06:03, Kṛttikā

+Śrī Kṛṣṇa Rāsa-yātrā

+Śrī Nimbāditya ~ Appearance

+Śrīla Sundarānanda Ṭhākura ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Bhūgarbha Gosvāmī ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Kāśīśvara Paṇḍita ~ Disappearance

+Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Pramoda Purī Gosvāmī Mahārāja ~ Disappearance

+End of Ūrjā-vrata, Kārtika-vrata, Dāmodara-vrata and Niyama-sevā

+End of Cāturmāsya-vrata

+penumbral lunar eclipse (from 17.03-17.23 visible in Balasore)
13:02:20 (Nov 30) - start of penumbral phase
15:12:55 (Nov 30) - middle of penumbral phase
17:23:27 (Nov 30) - end of penumbral phase