Kamika Ekadashi

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FASTING BEGINS AT 06:07 AM BREAK THE FASTING BETWEEN 06:08 AM AND 10:52 AM ON THURSDAY, 08/01/2024. The saintly king Yudhisthira maharaj said, “Oh Supreme Lord, I have heard from You the glories of fasting on Deva-sayani Ekadashi, which occurs during the light fortnight of the month of Ashadha. Now I would like to hear ...

Guru (Vyasa) Purnima

The appearance anniversary of Srila Vyasadeva, the compiler of the Vedic literature. This event really is directed towards Srila Vyasadeva, thus in some sampradayas they refer to Guru Purnima as Vyasa Purnima. Traditionally it is the day when the guru is worshipped. In the book Festivals, Fairs and Fasts of India (Shakti M Gupta. 1991. ...

Radha Govinda Jhulan Yatra Begins

The swing festival of Radha-Krsna. The Deities ride on an elaborately decorated swing. Deities in the temples are swung on a swing. Some of the main temples that this festival is celebrated at are the Banke Bihari Temple and the Radha-Raman Temple in Vrindavana, the Dwarkadish temple in Mathura, and the Larily Lal Temple in ...

Pavitropana Ekadashi

FASTING BEGINS AT 06:22AM BREAK THE FASTING BETWEEN 06:22AM AND 10:55AM ON 08/16/2024 Shri Yudhisthira Maharaja said, “Oh Madhusudana, Oh killer of the Madhu demon, please be merciful to me and describe to me the Ekadashi that occurs during the light fortnight of the month of Shravana (July-August).” The Supreme Lord, Sri Krishna, replied, “Yes, ...

Appearance Day of Lord Balarama

FASTING TILL NOON Lord Balarama is the first personal expansion of Lord Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. All other incarnations expand from Him. In Lord Krsna’s pastimes, He plays as Krsna’s older brother. Together Krsna and Balarama enact many pastimes as cowherd boys in the land of Vrndavana. Who is Lord Balarama? The Supreme ...

JANMASHTAMI : LORD SHRI KRISHNA APPEARANCE

FASTING TILL MIDNIGHT The appearance anniversary of Lord Sri Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. Sri Krsna Janmashtami CHAPTER ONE The Advent of Lord Krishna Once the world was overburdened by the unnecessary defense force of different kings, who were actually demons, but were posing themselves as the royal order. At that time, the whole ...

Nandotsava and Srila Prabhupada Appearance

FASTING TILL NOON The festival observed by Nanda Maharaja, Lord Krsna’s father, to celebrate Lord Krsna’s appearance. The Nandotsav – Birth ceremony of Lord Sri Krishna Taken from Srimad Bhagavatam 10th Canto, 5th Chapter, translated by H.D.G. Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. As described in this chapter, Nanda Maharaja very gorgeously performed the birth ceremony for his ...

Annada Ekadashi

FASTING BEGINS AT 06:34AM BREAK THE FASTING BETWEEN 06:34 AM AND 10:56 AM ON 08/30/2024 Sri Yudhisthira Maharaja said, “Oh JanArdana, protector of allliving entities, please tell me the name of the Ekadasi that occursduring the dark fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada (August-September).” The Supreme Lord, Shri Krishna, then replied, “Oh King, hear meattentively. ...

Radhastami : Appearance of Srimati Radharani

FASTING TILL NOON The appearance anniversary of Srimati Radharani, the eternal consort of Lord Krsna To Read and Listen Sri Radhikastakam by Acharyas – www.vaishnavasongs.com To Know 5000+ names of Srimati Radharani – www.spiritualvedicnames.com Read Blogs for Srimati Radharani –  iskcondesiretree.net

Indira Ekadashi

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FASTING BEGINS AT 7:01 AM BREAK THE FASTING BETWEEN 7:02AM AND 07:20AM ON 09/29/2024. The delightful exultations of Indira Ekadasi are described in the Brahma-vaivarta Purana in the conversation between Sri Krsna and Maharaja Yudhisthira. Maharaja Yudhisthira enquired: "O Krsna! O Madhusudana! O Killer of the demon Madhu! What is the name of the Ekadasi ...

Pasankusa Ekadashi

FASTING BEGINS AT 07:16AM BREAK THE FASTING BETWEEN 07:17AM AND 11:01AM ON 10/14/2024 Yudhishthira Maharaj said, Oh Madhusudana, what is the name of the Ekadashi that comes during the light fortnight of the month of Ashvina (September October)? Please be merciful and disclose this truth to me.” The Supreme Personality of Godhead Sri Krishna replied, ...

Bahulastami

The appearance day of Radha-kunda and Syama-kunda, sacred ponds that are the bathing places of Srimati Radharani and Lord Krsna in Vrndavana. On the eighth day of the waning phase of the damodara month the appearance day of Radha Kunda is celebrated by the residents. Bathing in Radha Kunda is especially benefical on this day. ...